A quilted drawstring bag
Enjoy a day of patchwork and quilting and create a beautiful and practical drawstring bag. This class is suitable for anyone who can use a sewing machine, but no quilting experience is necessary. Tuition, equipment and refreshments are provided. You will need to bring your own materials including fabric and a small amount of wadding.
Make a zipped cosmetic pouch
Join Tracy to make a lovely zipped cosmetic pouch in this one day class which is a perfect introduction to patchwork and quilting. Tuition, equipment and refreshments are included. You will need to bring a zip, a small amount of wadding and some fabric scraps or a few fat quarters.
Make a jersey top or dress: Coco by Tilly and the Buttons
XMake a fabulous Coco top or dress by Tilly and the Buttons. Suitable for beginner or intermediate sewists, you will learn tips and techniques for sewing with knit fabrics in this one day class. Pattern, equipment, tuition and refreshments included. You will need to bring fabric (ideally pre washed), thread and a small amount or ribbon, stay tape or clear elastic. please note that this pattern is for UK sizes 6-20. If you are outside this range please contact us prior to booking.
Make Christmas Bunting
Make some Christmas themed bunting in this fun class! All materials included.
Tilly and the Buttons Cleo Dungaree dress class
Learn to sew the super popular Cleo from Tilly and the buttons. A simple pattern, ideal for beginners with a relaxed style that doesn't need tricky fitting adjustments. Your tutor Amanda will give you plenty of support and guidance, as well as sharing all her tips and tricks for successful sewing! The pattern, use of equipment and tuition are included. You will need to bring fabric and notions as indicated on the pattern. Please note that this pattern is sized for UK 6-20 and if you are significantly outside of this range, this class may not be suitable.
The Sew Over It Ultimate Pencil Skirt class
Make yourself a fabulous pencil skirt in a day with your tutor Amanda. You will learn a range of dressmaking techniques including sewing darts, attaching a waistband facing and inserting an invisible zip. The pattern, tuition and use of equipment are all included in the class. You will need to bring fabric, thread and a 30cm concealed zip. Please note that the pattern is sized for UK 8-20 and if you are significantly outside of this size range, this class may not be suitable for you.
Quilted Advent Calendar
Make your own heirloom advent calendar in this one day class. Tracy will show you how to construct, quilt and bind your calendar which you will make from a panel. You will need to bring an advent panel, wadding, backing fabric, thread and fabric for binding. All available to buy in the shop.
Sewing Children's clothes: the Charlie Hoodie
Sew the fantastic Charlie Hoodie from Two Stitches patterns in this one day class. Tutor Amanda will guide you through the entire process, sharing her tips for sewing with knit fabrics. Sewing machines are provided and the pattern is included in the price. Sizes range from 6 months to 9 years, and there is the option to make either a hoodie or tunic version. you will need to bring fabric (ideally pre washed), matching thread and any other supplies indicated on the pattern.
Learn to sew: 6 week course (evenings)
This 6 week course on Thursday evenings is suitable for complete beginners who would like to try their hand at dressmaking. The course will guide you through threading and using a sewing machine to complete a simple project before moving on to a garment of your choice from the Tilly and the Buttons pattern range.sewing machines and equipment are provided, as well as a pattern. You will need to provide your own fabric and supplies indicated on the pattern. Further advice will be given in the first class.
Make a dress: Sew Over It shift dress
Make the Ultimate Shift dress from Sew Over It in this one day class. Suitable for sewists who have completed one or two projects and want to develop their skills, this class will guide you through the steps to make your own dress. The class includes tuition, use of sewing machines and equipment, Sew Over It pattern and refreshments. You will need to bring fabric, ideally pre washed, thread and any other requirements indicated on the pattern.
Patchwork and quilting: hand piecing
In this class you will learn a range of hand-piecing techniques including, using templates, making your own template and English paper piecing. In addition to learning the techniques, there will be the opportunity to create your own handmade pin cushion. You can bring your own selection of fabric scraps (cotton is ideal). All equipment is provided.
Made to Measure: A Shift dress
Make a shift dress that fits you perfectly! In this class you will learn how to create a paper pattern from your own body measurements, before making a toile in calico, and then adjusting as required to achieve the right fit. 2 day class 9th & 10th of March All materials are included.
Knitted Christmas decorations
Make cute knitted Christmas decorations in this fun class. Each decoration is quick and easy to make and uses only small odds and ends of yarn. Suitable for beginners.
Learn to knit
Suitable for complete beginners, this class will cover the basics of knitting including casting on, knit and purl stitches, types of yarn and understanding pattern instructions. you will need to bring double knit yarn and size 4 knitting needles.