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

After easter light lunch, cake, tea and coffee will be included, provided by the lovely aJuliets Cafe.

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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June 2019

Pincushion’s Block of The Month (June)

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
£30 5 tickets left

Our sixth Block of The Month, starting on Friday the 14th of June! Our wonderful friend Mary O'Riordan has created this Block Of The Month for us. Come have fun! Bring a friend, make a friend. Tea and Coffee, and a slice of cake included. Sew a different block each month, learn a new technique or improve on your existing skills. Enjoy the company of other quilters. Feel the benefit of slow stitching- with a 10 month project. Receive a…

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Free-motion Embroidery Level 2

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£75 4 tickets left

Taught by the lovely Katie Essam Level 2 Workshop Freehand Machine Embroidery, Applique, Painting and more. For those who have attended Katie Essam's level 1 course or are already experienced with freehand machine embroidery and appliqué. Come and learn even more skills to enrich your textile art; from creating your piece from a sketch/image or photo to making your pieces even more textured and mixed media.  Learn how to incorporate paint, crunching and cut appliqué in your work. This will…

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Carolyn Forster free demo of her Block Of The Month in Today’s Quilter Magazine

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on 23rd May 2019 at 11:00am

One event on 20th June 2019 at 11:00am

Pincushion Pantiles, No. 25
Lower Walk, Kent TN2 STD United Kingdom
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Free-motion Embroidery Level 1

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£75 4 tickets left

Free-motion Machine Embroidery and Textile Art, with Katie Essam Explore a new, exciting and freeing way to use your sewing machine, drawing with thread. Enter the world of textile art; learn to create beautiful pieces and find a new use for your fabric stash! Learn top tips enabling you to master accuracy and control with your free stitching. Develop your ability to interpret an image, sketch or photo onto gorgeous textile art. Combine the techniques of appliqué and free-motion machine…

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August 2019

County Claire Workshop with Judy Newman

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£150 Sold out

Judy Newman from Melbourne Australia has been quilting and sharing her love of the craft for many years making an array of beautiful quilts. Her use of fabric is inspiring and her colours are dreamy. Judy is a generous and talented teacher who will encourage you to use your fabrics in a way you never thought possible! Templates will be available to buy in store. Price of course includes an afternoon tea from the lovely Juliet's Cafe. Her book "Quilts…

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Margaret Mew Merrow Croft Workshop

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£150 Sold out

Workshop Description Merrow Croft continues Margaret’s passion for Medallion Quilts. Here she combines her joy of hand piecing and hand applique once again, in a charming new quilt in a fresh and pretty palette… but always with those splashes of her favourite teals and browns. The pattern for this brand new quilt will be available as a Quiltmania Booklet publication in mid-2019. Enjoy a class with Margaret and learn the techniques for accurate hand piecing the curved centre block… or…

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October 2019

Herringbone Quilt Workshop

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 9th November 2019 at 10:00am

£140 6 tickets left

Taught by lovely Carolyn Forster. A two day course on the 5th October and 9th of November. Herringbone Quilt as You Go Quilt Quilt size: 60in x60in Block size: 12in x12in finished Using a machine pieced ‘quilt as you stitch’ technique we sew the patchwork to the backing and wadding in one go. The blocks are then enhanced with hand embroidery of Big Stitch quilting or you can machine embroider or quilt. Then the blocks are stitched together giving you…

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The Beginners Woven Patchwork Quilt

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 5th November 2019 at 10:00am

One event on 12th November 2019 at 10:00am

One event on 19th November 2019 at 10:00am

One event on 3rd December 2019 at 10:00am

£350 6 tickets left

Woven Throw Patchwork Quilt: Beginners course 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 a striking woven like appearance. Quilt size: 54in x 69in Block…

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November 2019

The Beginners Woven Patchwork Quilt

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 5th November 2019 at 10:00am

One event on 12th November 2019 at 10:00am

One event on 19th November 2019 at 10:00am

One event on 3rd December 2019 at 10:00am

£350

Woven Throw Patchwork Quilt: Beginners course 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 a striking woven like appearance. Quilt size: 54in x 69in Block…

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Herringbone Quilt Workshop

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 9th November 2019 at 10:00am

£140

Taught by lovely Carolyn Forster. A two day course on the 5th October and 9th of November. Herringbone Quilt as You Go Quilt Quilt size: 60in x60in Block size: 12in x12in finished Using a machine pieced ‘quilt as you stitch’ technique we sew the patchwork to the backing and wadding in one go. The blocks are then enhanced with hand embroidery of Big Stitch quilting or you can machine embroider or quilt. Then the blocks are stitched together giving you…

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