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April 2018
£120.00

Dissolvable for 3D – Linda Miller

April 20 @ 10:00 am - April 21 @ 4:00 pm

Linda Miller returns with her 3D Machine Embroidery Workshop; make something spectacular using your sewing machine and thread!  You will have the opportunity of embroidering onto the magical soluble fabric; when all the desired embroidering is completed the fabric is submerged into water and the fabric disappears leaving only the sumptuous machine embroidery, creating wonderful 3D objects in stitch and colour.  Translate your original idea in to a 3D master piece; items such as jewellery pieces, bowls, flower bouquets, and…

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£85

Dressmaking 6 weeks – afternoon classes – Karen Fanzo

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  This course will take you through the basics of dressmaking.  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 weeks – evening class – Karen Fanzo

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  This course will take you through the basics of dressmaking.  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.  One space is available on this course please phone for further details.

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£30

Sew, what would you like to do next? Friday – Zoë Hughes

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  Sew, what would you like to do next?.  An opportunity to overcome the ‘brick wall’ or problem you might be having with a piece of work, learn new skills or just to get a days dedicated sewing done and meet like minded Thimblestitchers. Zoë’s class 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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£35

Lino cutting – Louise Nichols

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Lino cutting day with Louis.  (Please note an incorrect course fee was previously advertised – sorry!) A second day to embellish your prints is on 19 May 2018. Spaces available.

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May 2018
£32

Quilting Inside the Box – Linda Campbell

May 4 @ 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.  

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£35

Summer Meadow – Karen Fanzo

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We are very excited to have another amazing appliqué picture by Karen – Summer Meadow follows her very successful harbour and beach hut design scenes.  The original is in the shop to come and see. You can copy Karen’s design and colours or choose your own. Kits containing everything needed for the picture are an additional £5.00.  One frame per person is also available as an optional purchase on the day for £4.00.

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5.00-8.00

Drop In Wednesday

May 9 @ 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.  Please be aware 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…

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£35

Walking the Curved Line – Linda Campbell

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Curved line quilting using the walking foot. An alternative to free motion quilting, the walking foot has lots of possibilities! This class concentrates on patterns that can be made using curved lines. A walking foot with seam guides is essential for this class. If you want a closer look there is a sample in the shop.

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£40

The One That Got Away! – Claire Passmore

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

More details to follow but there is a sample in the shop

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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.