Teaching & Workshops

I teach regular sewing classes, on Tuesday mornings and on Saturdays at Hollies Haberdashery fabric shop in Newcastle-under-Lyme (near Stoke on Trent) in Staffordshire. The atmosphere is supportive and encouraging with the emphasis on relaxed learning.

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Simple Cushion: Saturday 22 July 2017

10.30am – 3.30pm  |  £36 – maximum class size of six

Make a stylish two panel cushion with an easy trim and envelope-style back.

Suitable for: Beginners who can use their sewing machine

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Book for the class at Hollies Haberdashery

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Quick Potholder: Saturday 29 July 2017

10.00am – 1.30pm  |  £22 – maximum class size of 6

Use special interfacings & easy quilting to create a cute & practical pot-holder.

Suitable for: Beginners who can use their sewing machine

Pot holder

Book for the class at Hollies Haberdashery

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Simple Tote Bag: Saturday 5 August 2017

10.30am – 3.30pm  |  £36 – maximum class size of 6

Make a simple lined 2-panel tote, with a pretty in-seam trim.

Suitable for: Beginners who can use their sewing machine

Simple tote bag

Book for the class at Hollies Haberdashery

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Hexagon motif pincushion: Saturday 19 August 2017

10.30am – 3.30pm  |  £36 – maximum class size of 6

Learn the basics of English paper piecing and then make a pretty pincushion, using a hexagon motif as an appliqué.

Suitable for: Beginners who can use their sewing machine

More information coming soon.

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Absolute Beginners Sewing Machine class: Saturday 9 September 2017

10.30am – 3.30pm  |  £40 – maximum class size of four

Get to know the basic features of your sewing machine and make a simple file cover in this class for absolute beginners.

Suitable for: Absolute beginners and returners to sewing

Finished folder

Book for the class at Hollies Haberdashery

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