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Sewing courses, workshops and classes taught all across the UK. Sewing is the age old process of using needles and thread to create stitches and seams. Learn how to sew (or just how to use your sewing machine!) to create beautifully tailored made-to-measure garments and home furnishings. Fans of the Great British Sewing Bee are in the right place!
Hand sewn mohair bear making weekend in Cumbria
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Hand sewn mohair bear making weekend in Cumbria
Cumbria - Next course on 12th October 2019
£99
Come join Lyn of Boo Bears, on a fun two day workshop to hand stitch your own collectable bear. 9.30am - Coffee and choose Mohair, cut out and start sewing midday day - buffet lunch (included) 4pm - finish (may have some homework to finish off) Same timings Sunday, we will be stuffing, jointing, pulling eyes in, constructing and sewing up the bears to take home at 4pm. Lyn has taught over 70 people to make many mohair creations. The bears are approximately 5", you will have a choice of...
'Bag in a Day' practical leather course
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'Bag in a Day' practical leather course
Oxfordshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£145
Make a Bag in a Day - Craft it Yourself! This course is ideal for all, from beginners to confident makers. You will learn the basics of leather craft for accessories and be introduced to techniques including machine stitching on leather, hand finishing and hand cutting. You will also be working with the full spectrum of leather types from soft leathers and suedes to a hard sturdy veg tanned leather. This is a perfect introductory course to start your journey into leatherwork and bag making as you will experience the...
Textile Still Life Workshop
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Textile Still Life Workshop
Dorset - Next course on 29th September 2019
£70
Learn the techniques that I have developed and use in making my still life textile work. Make your own patterns from favourite objects that you bring along (or from objects in my collection),working with painted and printed fabrics, layered and stitched in place to create vibrant and intricate arrangements. As in my landscape courses, no specific sewing skills or sophisticated machines are necessary but please bring a machine if possible, fabrics that particularly inspire you(I will also have a good supply of fabric available) and, of course, items that you...
Make a leather bag in a day workshop
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Make a leather bag in a day workshop
Bristol - Next course on 21st September 2019
£145
Join Esther Keen from Leather Needle Thread in Bristol to make a leather bag in a day. There is a choice of bucket bag or tote bag and a wide choice of beautiful coloured vegetable tanned full grain leather as well as metallic leather. Learn how to craft your own leather bag using a semi industrial sewing machine. You will be able to mix and match leather colours and tweak the designs to make the bags more your own and to emboss the bag with your name or any other...
Cushion masterclass (half day)
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Cushion masterclass (half day)
Greater Manchester - Next course on 31st August 2019
£59
Make your own scatter cushion in the surroundings of the inspiring Edwardian cotton mill. Learn how to sew the cushion with me, including adding a zip and button detail. Choose a feather filled or fibre insert. All fabrics included, choose from patterns and plains. Take home your scatter cushion to put in pride of place in your home. Approx. size 44cm square
Art to stitch textile - 4 week course
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Art to stitch textile - 4 week course
Worcestershire - Next course on 6th September 2019
£80
Learn from textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns the art of stitch techniques and textile manipulation. This is a 4 week course running throughout the year on Friday afternoons at Inkberrow Design Centre now based in Bromsgrove B61 7DL. Learn textile drawing & sketching with visiting textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns. This is a course for those who are passionate about creative textiles. You will work with mixed media techniques, fabric decoration to include some dyeing and printing followed by stitching with free hand machine embroidery and combined with experimental techniques. The beginning...
Introduction to pattern cutting at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
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Introduction to pattern cutting at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
London - Next course on 25th September 2019
£199
This course will teach you the essentials of flat pattern cutting such as how to lay a block on paper and to make pattern adaptions to realise your own designs. This course has different elements in each term: Term 1 - skirt block. Term 2 - trouser block. Term 3 - bodice block. Who is this course for This course is for anyone who has an interest in fashion who wants to learn to make their own blocks and patterns for dressmaking. It is beneficial to have some sewing machine...
Leather work workshop - Worcestershire
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Leather work workshop - Worcestershire
Worcestershire - Next course on 7th September 2019
£85
Hand-crafted and well-loved leather accessories are treasures of great beauty. Imagine being able to create your own? Join us for this wonderful introduction to the world of leather work. Your tutor, who specialises in creating hand-stitched bags and accessories using high quality British materials, will inspire and guide. During your day you will make two beautiful items; a belt and a simple coin purse. You will learn how to; dye and prepare leather, hand stitch using the two needle saddlery method, fit buckles and other fastenings, edge and finish the...
Overlocker workshop
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Overlocker workshop
Powys - Next course on 15th September 2019
£65
Come and spend the day learning how to make you very own, totally unique, made to measure underwear set! Using super soft jersey materials you’ll learn how to make a pair of knickers and a bra, or two pairs of boxers. Cheryl from Melody Miller Bespoke Clothing will walk you through the whole process, including how to use the overlocking machine (I promise it’s easy peasy!!!). This course is suitable for total beginners to clothes making, so long as you are willing to give it a go! Course includes your...
Embroidery - dragonflies or hares with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
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Embroidery - dragonflies or hares with Julie Brand at Tigley Textiles in Worcester
Worcestershire - Next course on 7th October 2019
£75
This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life for a day and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. All designs and materials will be provided and you will be encouraged to create your own one off unique piece. Stitches can be as complicated as you want to make them but sometimes the simplest ones are the most effective. This is suitable for a complete beginner or the more advanced embroiderer. You will choose from several different...

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