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Sewing Machine 101


  • Sewing Machine 101
    August 4, 2021
    10:30 am - 1:30 pm

In this 3 hour introduction to Sewing Machines class, you will learn the following: How to thread a sewing machine Basic machine safety The different parts of a sewing machine How to use different stitches How to make an envelope cushion cover You will need to bring: A piece of light to medium weight fabric (more…)

Summer party!


  • Summer party
    August 7, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

We are holding a long awaited sewing meet up on Saturday 7th August to give the sewists of the South West (and beyond) a chance to meet up, talk about our favourite hobby, stroke some lovely fabrics and show off our handmade finery. Timings: The shop will be open from 10am until 3pm  Feel free (more…)

How to read a sewing pattern workshop


  • How to read a sewing pattern workshop 7/8
    August 7, 2021
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • How to read a sewing pattern workshop 25/8
    August 25, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this 3 hour beginners class, you will learn how to uncrack the code of sewing patterns! We will take you step by step through: Taking your measurements and finding your size How to grade between sizes How to lengthen/shorten pattern pieces Identifying which pattern pieces to cut and how to cut them How to (more…)

Heat transfer vinyl workshop


  • Heat transfer vinyl workshop 11th August
    August 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Heat transfer vinyl workshop 13th Sept
    September 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn how to create personalised heat transfer vinyls that can be used to personal plain t-shirts, sweatshirts or bags! We will cover the following: Personalising and resizing your design Cutting the design using our Cricut machine How to weed the vinyl to leave behind the elements that you (more…)

Hat making workshop


  • Hat making workshop 26/9
    September 26, 2021
    10:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Hat making workshop 24/10
    October 24, 2021
    10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Explore your inner milliner with the help of expert tutor Able Mabel – AKA Emily White. Emily will help you design your perfect hat/fascinator. You will learn how to cover a 11cm base with fabric, line it and work on embellishments. You will be shown various millinery techniques with feathers and veiling. Ideal if you (more…)