What we will be doing at Sally's Sewing Box Workshops....
Quilting Drop In - Every Wednesday Morning from 22nd January
Starting in January, come along on Wednesday mornings between 10:00 and 12:00 with your quiting project. Our tutor, Mary will be here to offer guidance should you need it or you can just work alongside other quilters and enjoy a sociable morning. We will provide the tea and biscuits. £5.00 per session.
The Sewing Bee runs at the shop from 7:00 to 9:30 every Thursday. Come and spend a few hours with fellow crafters. £5.00 for the session. Hope to see you soon. Please note the last session of 2019 will be on Thursday 12th December. We will resume on Thursday 9th January 2020. Happy New Year.
Knitting with Jane is our knitting group. Meeting about monthly on Saturday mornings from 10:00 to 12:30. Refreshments provided, £5.00. The next get together is on Saturday 8th February. Ideal for beginners.
Saturday 1st February - Children’s Sewing Workshop
For children aged 8 and up. Make a patchwork cushion. The project will cover hand sewing, applique and embroidery. The course will run on consecutive Saturday mornings from 10:00 to 12:00. £40.00 for the course with all materials provided.
Saturday 22nd February - Bucket Bag
Make a wonderful quilted bag. This workshop can be for sewing beginners or those who want to get the flavour of quilting. Saturday workshop running from 10:00 to 4:00. Cost £50.00.
Saturday 29th February - Get To Know Your Sewing Machine
This course is to show you how to use your sewing machine. The class will cover button holes, putting in a zip as well as maintaining your machine. In the afternoon you will make a tote bag - all materials provided. This will be a Saturday workshop running from 10:00 to 4:00. Cost £50.00.
Saturday 21st March - Easter Baskets - For Beginners
Make a pretty pair of Easter bags that you can fill with Easter gifts. They will make lovely presents. This will be a Saturday workshop running from 10:00 to 4:00. Cost £50.00.
Stylecraft Kaleidoscope Blanket CAL - Early April ish.....
We are gauging interest. Let us know if you would like a 10 week advanced crochet project in which you will learn new skills. Cost is likely to be around £140.00 for the course.
Saturday 18th April - Sashiko
Have a go at this very old form of Japanese embroidery. All materials will be provided. Enjoy a brief two hour session from 10:00 to 12:00. Cost £25.00
Wednesdays 6th, 13th & 20th May - Trapunto & Italian Quilting
Three different quilting techniques, Italian quilting, Trapunto Boutis and Machine Trapunto - go on, have a go! Running over 3 morning sessions 10:00 to 12:00. Cost 60.00.
Italian Quilting is quilting with wool.
Trapunto Boutis is to stuff from behind to make a 3D effect.
Machine Trapunto makes a great finish and provides another use for your sewing machine.
Saturday 20th June - Embroidered Quilted Bag
A handy tote bag with decorative embroidery. Suitable for adventurous beginners. This will be a Saturday workshop running from 10:00 to 4:00. Cost £50.00.
Saturday 4th July - Tooly Bag
A very useful bag / holder that can stand on your worktop and that will hold many of your sewing notions. Simply folds up so you can take it wherever it is needed. Saturday workshop running from 10:00 to 4:00. Cost £50.00.
Call in to the shop and see Sally for more details or call her on 01844 345753
Friday 28th February - Dry Wool Felting - Make a Teddy Bear
Learn a new skill and get to grips with dry felting. This is a class for beginners and you will take home with you a cuddly little teddy. Class runs from 10:00 to 4:00 and costs £50 with all materials included.
Saturday 28th March - Dry Wool Felting - Make a Teddy Bear
Focussed on young people. Under 16’s can do this class at half price. Learn a new skill and get to grips with dry felting. This is a class for beginners and you will take home with you a cuddly little teddy. Class runs from 10:00 to 4:00 and costs £50.00 or £25.00 for under 16’s