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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...
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....
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...
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 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
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...
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...
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...
Learn how to use your sewing machine with confidence in this tailormade workshop for absolute beginners!
With only two attendees per class, you will get the maximum expert help, ensuring you get the most from the session.
The workshop is ideal for anyone who wants to learn to use a sewing machine or would like to learn a new skill that is also very versatile.
Our hands-on workshops will help build your skills and confidence...
In this 3 hour workshop you will learn how to make a lovely canvas tote bag with contrast handles and pocket.
Workshop is for beginners taking up a new hobby or those returning to sewing. If you have a machine sitting idle at home why not use it, its great fun!
Encourage your friends to not use plastic bags - gift them a handmade canvas tote
In a small group, you will learn how to:...