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 Storage Basket class: Saturday 17th June

10am – 1pm  |  £35 – maximum class size of six

Make a simple, sturdy, shoebox-sized fabric basket using a very simple method and a really fantastic foam interlining – Bosal In R Form.

Suitable for: Beginners with some sewing machine experience

 

Basket class 2

Book for the class at Hollies Haberdashery

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Patchwork Cushion: Saturday 24th June 2017

10.30am – 4pm  |  £45 – maximum class size of six

Get to know the basic skills of patchwork and quilting by completing a simple 9-patch block, which we will then quilt and start to make into a cushion.

Suitable for: Confident beginners who can use their sewing machine

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Book for the class at Hollies Haberdashery

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Absolute Beginners Sewing Machine class: Saturday 1 July

10am – 1pm  |  £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

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Advanced Tote Bag: Saturday 15 July

10.30am – 4pm  |  £45 – maximum class size of six

Build your bag-making skills – learn to make an internal zip pocket and create a flat base for your bag.

Suitable for: Confident beginners who can use their sewing machine

All the trimmings tote final

Book for the class at Hollies Haberdashery

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Simple Cushion: Saturday 22 July

10am – 1.30pm  |  £35 – 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