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Machine Embroidery is now such a popular art form and can be done in so many different ways. You will learn several techniques and use fabric, paper and paint during the day. Julie aims to show you many ways that machine embroidery can be used with plenty of examples to inspire you. Suitable for beginners, sometimes even easier, as you have to forget everything you’ve previously learned about precision and just go with the flow....
Join us at Crafter's Companion Chesterfield for this hands on workshop and make your own bag to take away!
Using new bag-making dies from Gemini by Crafter's Companion, you will die-cut your own fabric and sew together to create your very own bag.
Suitable for intermediate sewists or beginners with some experience. Please contact the store for more information.
Shibori is the wonderful Japanese art of indigo resist dyeing. In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of Shibori inspired folding, binding, clamping and stitching techniques. Dipped in Indigo, you will create your own stunning patterns on fabric that you can use to make your own unique summer cushion covers.
The dye process is simple yet exciting and you’ll be amazed at the range of patterns that are unfolded and revealed. Experiment with...
I enjoy inspiring and encouraging others to try a new art form, or to develop their existing skills with fabric and stitch.
At the workshop we experiment with free-machine embroidery 'drawing with stitch'. I will show you how to set up your machine for free-machine embroidery, how to stretch fabric onto an embroidery hoop, how to practise ‘doodling’ on your machine. With a large selection of fabrics on hand, we will cut out and applique...
- Next course on 1st September 2019
This is an exciting workshop and just takes you one step further into that addictive world of machine embroidery. All materials and the lampshade kit for a 20cm drum shade will be provided, just bring your own machine. You will be using machine embroidery so make sure that you can drop the dog teeth and have the appropriate embroidery foot. Once booked, more details will be sent to you. (If you prefer to use your...
Learn to sew - Set of 4 complete beginners workshops, run over 2 days in Worcester.
Get to know your sewing machine, and make a project each week
If you are new to sewing, looking to take up a new hobby, or return to sewing, this is the course for you Four individual 3hr workshops where you will get to know your machine, and learn how to make an item each week.
You can bring...
Learn to make a beautiful & professional roman blind. Furnish your home with style. Learn how to measure your window and calculate how much fabric you require. You will make a lined sample blind, we provide the fabric.
Leave with a finished sample blind (minus the wooden doweling) and instructions to follow at home. Basic sewing skills required.
For further details or to book, please contact Judi using the buttons above
I am City & Guilds trained and qualified in soft furnishing making and hold Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I will teach you how to make soft furnishings to a professional standard.
These 2 workshops are suitable for students with minimal sewing experience. You can find further information on my website via the link above.
Machine made lined curtains
I will teach you all the skills necessary to construct lined curtains to a...
In this fab workshop you will learn how to hoop up your fabric and set your machine up ready to create wonderfully wobbly lines.
You’ll then get to grips with using your machine without feed dogs, ‘drawing’ with your machine and adding splashes of colour with fabrics.
By the end of the class you’ll have a selection of sample pieces and have created your very own framed card to take away.
You will learn how...
Learn how to sew a beautiful "A line" skirt or "pencil skirt". Introduction to dressmaking.
Do you want to get into dressmaking but would like a bit of help and guidance? Why not come and sew with us and make an A-line or pencil skirt. You will learn how to lay out the pattern pieces, cut out, insert a zip, attach a waistband and seam finishing
You will need 1.5m of medium weight cotton, a...