All courses are held in our workshop below the shop, with six sewing machines, tables, cutting boards and ironing boards.  Kitchen and bathroom facilities also.

 A variety of courses for a range of abilities:

  • hand quilting
  • machine quilting
  • free motion quilting
  • applique
  • paper piecing
  • dressmaking/corsetry
  • get to know your machine

After easter light lunch, cake, tea and coffee will be included, provided by the lovely aJuliets Cafe. Please inform us of any special dietary requirements.

Fabric and patterns are not included in workshop price unless specified.

Workshops won’t be refunded unless the entire class is cancelled.

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Beginners Hand Embroidery

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm


Fabric, Thread and a Needle: a beginner’s hand embroidery workshop

Welcome to a journey into making marks using just a needle and thread. Spend a few hours exploring the decorative possibilities with Mary Wyatt.

All sewing starts with posting a needle through fabric – hand embroidery is as simple as that. Master the basics and then the possibilities are endless – alter the stitch size, group several together, make them into a cross. Stitch in a circle, a spiral. Shape them into waves, flowers…

In this workshop you will investigate a handful of simple stitches, then you will be ready to make your first embroidered picture in a wooden embroidery hoop. The finished picture will be ready to hang up as soon as you get home.

You don’t need any embroidery skills or any special equipment, just enthusiasm!

All materials and equipment will be provided.



February 19
10:00 am - 2:30 pm


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