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.

Absolute Beginners Sewing Machine class: Saturday 20 May

10am – 1pm  |  £40 – maximum class size of four

During this class, we’ll aim to ensure that everyone gets a good introduction to the basic features of their sewing machine – the class size is kept deliberately small so that everyone will get lots of time and attention.

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With the focus on learning by doing, you will make a simple fabric ring binder cover, giving you a great sense of achievement and the basic skills to move on to your next sewing adventure. You’ll also receive lots of resources to take home with you and bags of confidence for the future projects.

Please visit the Hollies Haberdashery website for more information and booking.

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Zippy pouch/purse: Saturday 3 June

More information coming soon.

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Simple Storage Basket class: Saturday 17th June

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

During this class, we’ll aim to ensure that everyone completes a simple, shoe-box sized fabric basket, perfect for all kinds of storage. As well as going home with a completed basket, you’ll also have a detailed pattern and explanatory notes to take away, along with loads of confidence for your next sewing project.

Basket class 2

Booking information coming soon.

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Advanced Cushion Making – Zips and Piping: Saturday 24th June 2017

More information coming soon.

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Absolute Beginners Sewing Machine class: Saturday 1 July

10am – 1pm  |  £40 – maximum class size of four

During this class, we’ll aim to ensure that everyone gets a good introduction to the basic features of their sewing machine – the class size is kept deliberately small so that everyone will get lots of time and attention.

Finished folder

 

Booking information coming soon.

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Simple Tote class: Saturday 15 July 2017

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

During this class, we’ll aim to ensure that everyone completes a simple and sturdy, fully lined, two colour tote bag, with a cute in-seam trim. As well as going home with a completed bag, you’ll also have a detailed pattern and explanatory notes to take away, along with loads of confidence for your next sewing project.

Simple tote bag

You will need to be familiar with your sewing machine and know how to use a straight stitch and zig zag. Booking information coming soon.

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