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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Dressmaking Workshop

October 2 @ 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


October 2
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


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