'Make the best use of your overlocker' with Jo Owen
Friday 31st May, 10-4, £60
You need your own overlocker but everything else is provided. There are many techniques for using an overlocker which can really enhance your use of this machine.
'Fabric Design and Print' with Kim Robinson
Sunday June 2nd, 10-4, £60
Breathe new life into fabrics old and new. Light coloured fabrics can be repurposed in this heat transfer printing process for use in craft, textiles and fashion projects. No previous drawing or design experience is needed. There will also be opportunity to use a sewing machine (some available at the studio to enhance with machine embroidery or construct an item.
'Recycle and reuse - Bag making from old and discarded clothes' with Sue Lancaster
Saturday June 8th, 10-4, £60
Jeans, old shirts or almost any garment can be converted into an attractive and functional item. In this workshop the focus will be on denim (please bring old but clean clothes to use or share) to create bags. Other trousers or skirts could be used as long as the fabric is fairly firm, such as canvas or corduroy. Also bring along shirts or blouses in fine fabric for use as lining or in decoration. You will need a sewing machine each so please let me know if you need to borrow one.
'Reuse - Making a pattern from a current garment without having to unpick it' with Jo Owen
Saturday June 15th, 10-4, £60
A chance to make a pattern of a loved garment so that you can reproduce it in different fabrics or colours. This is a very useful skill to learn. It may also be possible to adjust the size too. No previous experience in pattern cutting is needed but this will particularly appeal to people who are already dressmakers.
Three Dimensional Felt Making(Vessels) with Jude Shore, Half Day 1.30-4.30 Friday 9thJune. £3
To book onto or enquire further about any of the classes listed above please send a ‘Contact Form’ from this website. I am interested to know what you are keen to learn even if these dates aren’t right for you.