Courses & Workshops
Join our courses and workshops to learn new skills in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere! The sewing studio is equipped with tables, comfy chairs and basic sewing and patchwork equipment. Hazel and guest tutors teach inspiring courses suitable for beginners to more experienced stitchers.
Beginners Weekly Patchwork Classes.
Make your first quilt in only 5 weeks!
Hazel will guide you from start to finish in making a lap sized quilt using modern quick piecing techniques. You will start with a pre-cut pack of 5" squares for a time saving, easy start. The course will cover how to stitch and press seams, arrange and join blocks, measure and add borders and finish with binding.
You will need to bring a sewing machine and fabrics can be purchased at the studio.
5 weekly classes £55
Places available on Mondays 7 to 9.30pm or Tuesdays 9.30am to 12 or Fridays 1 to 3.30pm
Learn new techniques in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in 2018!
Saturday 6th January 10am to 4pm: Explore Your Sewing Machine with Hazel. Learn about threads, needles and presser feet, make buttonholes and experiment with embroidery stitches and much more. £25 including materials
Wednesday 10th January 10am to 4pm Shadow Charms Quilt: Hazel will demonstrate how to turn a pack of 5" charm squares into an intriguing 3D effect quilt. It's an easy and fun design to sew which can be completed quickly. £25
Saturday 20th January 10am to 4pm: Stitch and Colour. Join Carolyn to quilt designs on plain fabric then experiment with a range of coloured pencils and paints to add colour to the design - colouring-in for quilters! Suitable for everyone - no artistic experience necessary! £25 including materials
Wednesday 24th January 10am to 4pm: Feather Circle Cushion with Hazel. We will cut feather shapes using a die cutter from your fabric and applique them onto a background. Learn how to stitch around the shapes then layer and quilt to make a stunning cushion.
Saturday 27th January 10am to 4pm: Block of the Month with Graham. This is the first of 8 monthly classes when you will make 2 blocks towards a fabulous 25 block quilt. Graham will explain how to quilt as you go and join the blocks. £175 for all 8 classes, full written instructions and diagrams for each classic block written by Hazel.
Sunday 28th January 10am to 4pm: Clothes Making Sew-In. Bring your pattern and fabric and make a garment of your choice with help and advice from Hazel for a good fit and quality finish. This will become a regular monthly event. £20
Saturday 10th February 10am to 4pm: Beginner Quilt with Hazel. Make your first patchwork quilt with pre-cut squares and quick modern machine sewing techniques. £25
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