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June 2018

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

June 29 @ 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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July 2018

Carry-All Bag – Zoë Hughes

July 5 @ 10:00 am - July 6 @ 4:00 pm
£70

Back by popular demand Zoë's own design Carry-All bag. This is your chance to make your very own Crafty Carry All Bag to carry everything you may need to a class. Including special pockets for scissors,  rotary cutter, pencils, threads, paintbrushes, note books, rulers, patterns/books and don’t forget the special clip for those car keys! Learn to insert an invisible zip, make a placket pocket, button holes and much more. Yes, two days might seem like a long time but…

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Summer Meadow – Karen Fanzo

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£35

  Additional date for this exciting and 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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Drop In Wednesday

July 11 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
£5 – £8

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

July 13 @ 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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Not my Grandmother’s Garden – Claire Passmore

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£40

Starting from a traditional quilting favourite and then straying from the path, create your own version of my little quilt using it as a guide. It will be your own original quilt with your own style, colours & flower shapes. We will make simple stamps and use them with fabric paint to add more surface detail, then add words from torn book pages and  little bit of metal leaf for sparkle and interest. Hand and machine stitch can be used to add…

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

July 15 @ 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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Take 3 Stitches – Zoë Hughes

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
£20

Come along for an introduction to 3 embroidery stitches to start your embroidery journey - suitable for beginners and above.  Photos to follow.

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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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