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August 2018

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

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£30

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 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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September 2018

Fun with Free Motion – Linda Campbell

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£35

Free machine quilting - the possibilities are endless with FMQ! Try out a variety of patterns, some with a baseline structure, others more free and make your own sampler picture. Suitable for those with some experience of FMQ. There is a sample in the shop for a closer look as the photo does not do this course justice.

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Dressmaking 6 weeks – evening class – Vanessa Borrell

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£85

  ​Vanessa has worked in the sewing and fashion industry for ten years in a variety of roles and locations. She graduated with a first class BA (Hons) in Fashion and Textiles Design from the University of Portsmouth and stayed on at the university after graduating as the patterncutting and garment construction technician, alongside which she ran classes teaching sewing machine and dressmaking skills at Adult Education centres and sewing shops. ​ She later worked for Johnstons of Elgin. While…

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Dressmaking 6 weeks – afternoon class – Karen Fanzo

September 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£85

  This course will take you back to 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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Dressmaking 6 weeks – evening class – Karen Fanzo

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£85

This course will take you back to 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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Reverse Appliqué with a bit of Fussy – Stella Bolland

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£35

In this workshop you will learn reverse appliqué including a little bit of fussy cutting and piping to make a lovely cushion.  Of course, then these techniques can then be used to make a variety of things - the possibilities are endless.  If you have done these techniques before why not just come along for an enjoyable day sewing gaining tips from Stella's vast knowledge.  

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

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£30

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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Reversible Skirt – Katie Haywood

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£45

Katie has drafted her own pattern for a reversible skirt which will be fitted to your individual needs. As a result the bespoke pattern is an additional charge of £10.00. Because of the personal sizing, places are limited to a maximum of 8. Please contact Zoë for further details.  

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

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£30

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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Sketchbooks: Pattern and Shape – Dee Priest

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£35

Sketchbooks: pattern and shape. If you are intrigued by sketchbooks but don't know where to start or really worried about drawing, this is for you. A day of playing, colouring, stencilling, glueing, tracing, stamping and cutting and you will end up with a small book full of ideas! See, no drawing involved! Two essential ingredients will be a small ring bound ( important!) book of decent weight paper like a Pink Pig or Paperchase and an apron!

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