Workshops

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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April 2020

Tiny Bunny Workshop

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
£70 4 tickets left

Tiny Bunny making workshop. Come and make yourself a tiny bespoke bunny with Su from crafty cup of tea. Su will show you how to create your own tiny bunny. This is not a beginners workshop, as making in miniature can be a little challenging, but with simple tips and techniques, anyone with a little sewing experience will enjoy the cute make. There will be a variety of fabrics to choose from, so each tiny bunny will be truly unique.…

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Reverse Appliqué Workshop

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£70 4 tickets left

Reverse appliqué is a different way of producing a design with a hidden fabric. On the day we will be playing with Words, appliquéing the top fabric under to reveal a new fabric to create a letter/ word. It's a fun method of needle turning to learn, with an alternate finish to appliqué. Ideal for beginners or those wanting to try a new technique with confidence. All fabric supplies included please bring with you a basic sewing kit and selection…

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My First Quilt

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on 26th May 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 9th June 2020 at 10:00 am

£200 3 tickets left

Woven Throw Patchwork Quilt: Beginners course. Starting 9th April (5 day course over a period of weeks) Learn to stitch a patchwork quilt on your sewing machine. Everything is covered from cutting the fabric to stitching a quilt top and how to quilt and bind it. Perfect for someone just starting out into the world of patchwork, The design looks like a woven fabric, hence the quilts name. The ‘weft’ fabric adds some coordination to the quilt, and gives it…

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Discover Foundation Piecing

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£70 4 tickets left

Heard of Foundation Paper Piecing? Been at a loss as to how it’s done or put off because it seems complicated? Want to try? This is the workshop for you! Come and get started with this versatile and fun machine based technique and learn how to construct a simple strawberry themed block - this method is brilliant for achieving complicated looking designs with precision and ease - just follow the lines! Amber will guide you through the method and you’ll…

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My First Quilt

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on 16th April 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 30th April 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 26th May 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 9th June 2020 at 10:00 am

£200

Woven Throw Patchwork Quilt: Beginners course. Starting 9th April (5 day course over a period of weeks) Learn to stitch a patchwork quilt on your sewing machine. Everything is covered from cutting the fabric to stitching a quilt top and how to quilt and bind it. Perfect for someone just starting out into the world of patchwork, The design looks like a woven fabric, hence the quilts name. The ‘weft’ fabric adds some coordination to the quilt, and gives it…

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Teacup of Flowers Sampler

April 18 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
£75 4 tickets left

In this gentle introduction to embroidery, Su will teach you the basics of a number of different embroidery stitches which you will then build upon, exploring different effects to create your own little bunch of flowers spilling out of a teacup. Su’s formal training is in fine art painting. From this creative background she enjoys teaching and bringing a fresh approach to textiles. The little sampler you will make can be framed on its own or used in a larger…

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My First Quilt

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on 16th April 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 30th April 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 26th May 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 9th June 2020 at 10:00 am

£200

Woven Throw Patchwork Quilt: Beginners course. Starting 9th April (5 day course over a period of weeks) Learn to stitch a patchwork quilt on your sewing machine. Everything is covered from cutting the fabric to stitching a quilt top and how to quilt and bind it. Perfect for someone just starting out into the world of patchwork, The design looks like a woven fabric, hence the quilts name. The ‘weft’ fabric adds some coordination to the quilt, and gives it…

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May 2020

My First Quilt

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on 16th April 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 30th April 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 26th May 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 9th June 2020 at 10:00 am

£200

Woven Throw Patchwork Quilt: Beginners course. Starting 9th April (5 day course over a period of weeks) Learn to stitch a patchwork quilt on your sewing machine. Everything is covered from cutting the fabric to stitching a quilt top and how to quilt and bind it. Perfect for someone just starting out into the world of patchwork, The design looks like a woven fabric, hence the quilts name. The ‘weft’ fabric adds some coordination to the quilt, and gives it…

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June 2020

My First Quilt

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on 16th April 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 30th April 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 26th May 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 9th June 2020 at 10:00 am

£200

Woven Throw Patchwork Quilt: Beginners course. Starting 9th April (5 day course over a period of weeks) Learn to stitch a patchwork quilt on your sewing machine. Everything is covered from cutting the fabric to stitching a quilt top and how to quilt and bind it. Perfect for someone just starting out into the world of patchwork, The design looks like a woven fabric, hence the quilts name. The ‘weft’ fabric adds some coordination to the quilt, and gives it…

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August 2020

House and Home Anne Kelly Workshop

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£70 5 tickets left

House and Home In this one day course with author, artist and tutor Anne Kelly you will be working from your choice of house or place (building) that holds a special memory for you. We will start by using basic but effective techniques taken from her books. Anne will show you how to create a mixed media collage using items from your collections and charity shop finds. Your piece will be embellished and richly decorated to create a special souvenir…

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