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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!
Millinery workshop: make a hat day workshop
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Millinery workshop: make a hat day workshop
Worcestershire - Next course on 6th October 2019
£90
Come and use the selection of hat blocks available at Kerry Kernan Millinery on this one day millinery workshop. This millinery course will enable you to create your own hat in a style that you would like. There are many styles that you can complete in a day but if you wish to create a design that would take longer I can book you in for a follow up day or your could book onto one of my hat making weekends (see my other listing). You can decorate your new...
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 Landscape Workshop in Dorset
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Textile Landscape Workshop in Dorset
Dorset - Next course on 22nd September 2019
£70
On this one-day course, the techniques of layering and stitching fabrics that I have developed will be used to build up a landscape. Learn how to use colour and texture to create depth, using a simple running stitch on either an electric or hand sewing machine. No specific sewing skills or sophisticated machines are needed for this technique but by incorporating drawing and painting, you will be sure of making original and unique work as well as learning a new approach. Please bring your own sewing machine if possible as...
Heritage Teddy Bear Making Residential/Non-Residential Weekend
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Heritage Teddy Bear Making Residential/Non-Residential Weekend
Cumbria - Next course on 19th October 2019
£110
Calling all Arctophiles! This residential weekend workshop teaches all aspects of traditional teddy-bear making, using only the finest quality materials. The workshop runs from 9.30 - 5.00pm on Saturday and Sunday, during which you will learn how to create Cornelius, who is a deep-thinking and rather pensive bear. (Of course you can make your own with a completely different expression). He stands 16" high and is constructed of golden sparse mohair with light brown ultra-suede paw pads, and is fully-jointed based on a traditional design. He has glass eyes and...
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 19th October 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
Fascinator making Birmingham millinery workshop
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Fascinator making Birmingham millinery workshop
West Midlands - Next course on 21st September 2019
£79
Imagine going to an event this year and proud as punch wearing your fascinator, telling everyone, "I made this!" Create your very own fascinator in this one day workshop in my home studio in Kings Heath, Birmingham. You can learn lots of techniques using a fabulous material called sinamay, available in loads of gorgeous colours, as well as veiling, beads and wire and crinoline. You can learn how to make: - Roses - Lillies - Bows & loops - Leaves - Buttercups - 'Feathers' Never sewn before? No problem! I'll...
Art to stitch textile - 4 week course
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Art to stitch textile - 4 week course
Worcestershire - Next course on 4th October 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...

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