Textiles, Sewing and Upholstory
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Around the World with Creative StitchDrawing inspiration from artefacts, colours and designs from around the globe. Bag in a Day WorkshopLearn how to use a sewing machine to construct a simple bag suitable for everyday use Bag MakingChoose from a variety of styles using different techniques and finishes. Beautiful LingerieDepending on experience, you will learn to make knickers, camisole tops, sleepwear, slip or bra. Blinds, Curtains & CushionsThis course will focus on textiles in the home. Creative Stitching with Shimmer and ShineMake small jewel-like pieces that can be as subtle or glittery as you wish! Suitable for complete beginners. Crochet for BeginnersStart from scratch-you will learn how to hold a hook, create basic stitches and how to read a pattern. Essential AlterationsAlter your clothes and revamp your wardrobe. Free Motion Embroidery and Dissolvable FabricsCreate a tiny piece of garden with grass, poppies, forget-me-nots and dandelions Getting to Know Your Sewing MachineDon't know where to start or want to get more out of your sewing machine? This is for you! Knitting for BeginnersA step by step introduction to knitting basics. Needles and yarn will be provided. You will learn how to cast on, cast off, basic stitches and how to read a pattern. Fee includes a starter pack with needles and yarn. Learning to Sew - and more!You will learn basic sewing machine skills and techniques to help you make fashionable and stylish clothes and furnishings. Lingerie WorkshopHandmade underwear feels like a luxury, but it is a great way to make something that fits you perfectly. Make an Outfit for a Special OccasionGoing to a wedding or the races? This course will introduce couture techniques in order to make a stunning and unique outfit. Making Children’s Clothes-DungareesLearn how to make a classic pair of dungarees for your favourite little one in a day. Roman BlindsThis 2 day workshop covers measuring, calculating fabric and constructing a Roman Blind. T-Shirt WorkshopThis workshop will introduce you to working with jersey and knitted fabrics. UpholsteryBring a treasured heirloom back to life! You will learn traditional upholstery skills and methods using traditional materials. Upholstery on SaturdaysThese one day workshops can be used as a “taster” or as an opportunity to complete an unfinished project Upholstery Taster for BeginnersLearn basic upholstery skills whilst making a stool to take home