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September 2017
£8.00

Drop-In Wednesday

September 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Half a day 9:30 to 12:30 OR 1.30 to 3.30 = £5.00 All day 9:30 to 3:30 =£8.00 Spend a day catching up with those projects.  There will be no tutor available so it is just a day to get some space and time to yourself. Tea and coffee on tap! Unfortunately I cannot accommodate any laying-up of quilts as it takes up too many tables but if you do wish to lay a quilt up please let me know…

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£27

Sew What … would you like to do next? – Zoë Hughes SUNDAY

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

New times – 9am to 3pm  A relaxing day to enjoy yourself. An opportunity to overcome the ‘brick wall’ or problems you might be having with a piece of work. Learn new skills or just get a days dedicated sewing in and meet like minded Thimblestitchers. Zoë’s class is for those wanting to work on their own individual projects and have a tutor on hand to guide and encourage. Please let me know if you would like more information about…

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£32

Versatile Bag – Chris Peckham

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This versatile back pack will be your next go to bag.

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£27

Sew What… would you like to do next? – Zoë Hughes – FRIDAY

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A relaxing day to enjoy yourself. An opportunity to overcome the ‘brick wall’ or problems you might be having with a piece of work. Learn new skills or just get a days dedicated sewing in and meet like minded Thimblestitchers. Zoë’s class is for those wanting to work on their own individual projects and have a tutor on hand to guide and encourage. Please let me know if you would like more information about this monthly group.  

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£32

Art Journal Fun – Heather Norwood

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create your own stencils and printing blocks, decorate your book with paint and collage.Use for your stitching samples,and whatever takes your fancy.  No drawing required!   Let your imagination flow!  

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£32

Quilting inside the Box – Free Motion Quilting – Linda Campbell

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free motion quilting can be daunting, but this method reduces it to manageable, bite-sized pieces. Starting with a pieced background of 2” squares, simple, short moves can be built into beautiful quilting. Suitable for beginners or improvers.

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£85

Dressmaking 6 weeks evening class – Karen Fanzo

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This course will take you back to the basics of dress making. You will be making wearable garments using printed patterns to cut out, piece and assemble and make an article of clothing of your choice. Along the way, Karen will teach you the skills of inserting invisible zips, setting sleeves and making darts. She will also show you the most appropriate seam techniques for the job.

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£85

Dressmaking 6 week afternoon class – Karen Fanzo

September 7 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 pm

This course will take you back to the basics of dress making. You will be making wearable garments using printed patterns to cut out, piece and assemble and make an article of clothing of your choice. Along the way, Karen will teach you the skills of inserting invisible zips, setting sleeves and making darts. She will also show you the most appropriate seam techniques for the job.

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£85.00

Dressmaking 6 weeks – Katie Haywood Wednesday Evening

September 6 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Katie trained in theatrical costume at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.  Since then she has worked for many different dance and circus companies as well as a work placement at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.  For the last 3 years Katie has mostly worked in the bridal industry and specialises in female tailoring. Six week evening course £85.00

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Linen, lace & Colour Blending – Sheena Norquay – 2 day workshop

September 5 @ 10:00 am - September 6 @ 4:00 pm

Linen, Lace and Colour Blending. From your stash of lace, choose a motif to enlarge to create a focal point for your design. Techniques include hand or machine piecing, hand applique using running stitch, needle turn applique, hand embroidered trapunto including colour blending using stranded cotton, couching and hand quilting. Your finished piece can be a cushion cover, bag panel,small wallhanging…… A great two days, designing and using a great array of techniques. The cost of the two days is…

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ALL Workshops must be paid in full four weeks prior to commencement.
A refund can only be made if the Workshop is cancelled by Thimblestitch or we are able to fill your place.