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

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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Dressmaking Workshop

1st October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on 2nd October 2019 at 10:00 am


This course will teach you how to choose dressmaking fabrics, read a dressmaking pattern, sew curved seams and hems, learn to top stitch accurately, pleat and insert sleeves.
This workshop is aimed at confident beginners who want to make a beautifully finished dress or top. Participants should have a basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine.

Merchant Mills shirtdress pattern included. Pattern runs from size 8-18.

A beautiful light lunch and cake is also included, please inform us of any dietary requirements ahead of time.

Have a look at Melissas beautiful dresses on instagram: @ediefox79


1st October 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


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