Workshops 2018

Learn to Love your Sewing machine

Adult 16yrs +  Suitable for complete beginners

Saturday 8th September 2018 - £70 includes a light lunch

10am - 4pm

Whether you are a complete beginner or just a bit rusty, Alice and Ginny will get you loving your sewing machine. You will learn to set up your machine, understand, pin and prepare fabric, and create basic seams and seam finishes through the construction of a cushion cover. All materials are provided. Your sewing machine should be in good working order or you can reserve one of ours at booking.

Farnham Maltings, Farnham, Surrey - Bookings via Farnham Maltings

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From shirt to cushion

 

Adult 16yrs +

Saturday 24th Nov 2018 - £60 includes a light lunch

10am - 4pm

Upcycle your old cotton shirts and spend a day exploring simple patchwork with Alice and Ginny; try log cabin, pinwheels or even simple squares. You will learn useful patchwork techniques and be guided in designing and making your own cushion cover. There will be an opportunity to quilt your creation too using free motion or hand stitching.

Please bring a minimum of two cotton shirts to upcycle, and a rotary cutter. An embroidery foot and ¼" quilting foot would be useful. Your sewing machines should be in good working order or you can reserve one at booking

Farnham Maltings, Farnham, Surrey - Bookings via Farnham Maltings

 

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Summer Sewing Socials

Adult 16yrs + * Not suitable for beginners

Saturday 18th August 2018 - £60 FULL

Saturday 25th August 2018 - £60

10am - 4pm  includes light lunch and refreshments

Come and indulge in a whole day of sewing with Alice and Ginny in a beautiful light filled studio space at the Phoenix, Bordon. These sewing socials offer a great opportunity for you to bring your own projects and get expert support and advice, whilst sewing in company. Spaces are limited to 8 people. A light lunch is included plus tea and cake!

Please bring your own sewing machine or reserve one of ours at booking.

Bordon Phoenix, Bordon, Hampshire - Bookings direct with us - please email for a booking form

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Set in sleeves

Adult 16yrs + * Not suitable for beginners

Saturday 22nd September 2018 - £35 morning tea & coffee included

10am - 1pm

Struggle with setting in sleeves? If so, this class is for you. Alice with take you through a step by step approach to constructing a beautiful set in sleeve, sharing all her tips.

Please bring your own sewing machine or reserve one of ours at booking.

Bordon Phoenix, Bordon, Hampshire - Bookings direct with us - please email for a booking form

 

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Christmas Sewing Social

Adult 16yrs + * Not suitable for beginners

Saturday 15th December 2018 - £70

10am - 4pm includes light lunch and refreshments

Come and indulge in a day of festive sewing with Alice and Ginny in a beautiful light filled studio space at the Phoenix, Bordon. Have some gifts to finish or a few small last minute gifts to make? Or are you wanting to fut the final touches on your Christmas outfit? Well this is a perfect opportunity for some sewing solace amid the busy run up to the festive period. Bring your own projects and get expert support and advice, whilst sewing in company. Spaces are limited to 8 people. A light lunch is included plus tea and cake!

Please bring your own sewing machine or reserve one of ours at booking.

Bordon Phoenix, Bordon, Hampshire - Bookings direct with us - please email for a booking form

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Mend, Patch & Darn

Adult 16yrs +  This course has now ran but we are thinking of adding it to our Spring 2019 Program. Or as a one day 'Pimp up your Jeans' workshop. If you are interested in either of these classes please email us to register your interest.

Saturday  12th May 2018 - £35 morning tea & coffee included

10am - 1pm

Learn a variety of traditional and contempary ways to tackle those mending jobs. This morning session covers creating samples of patching, freemotion darning on the sewing machine and simple hand repairs.

Please bring your own sewing machine or reserve one of ours at booking. You are also welcome to bring along your own items for repairs advice and inspiration.

Tutor - Ginny

Bordon Phoenix, Bordon, Hampshire - Bookings direct with us - please email for a booking form

 

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Learn To Sew Together - First Steps

Adult and child 7-11years This course has now ran but we will be adding it to our Spring 2019 Program. Please email us to register your interest.

Saturday 19th & 26th May2018 - £45 (includes adult and child )

2pm - 4.30 on both days


Want to help your child learn to sew but need a little guidance yourself? This 2 session course is a great opportunity for you and your child to come and learn together, gain confidence and create an applique cushion cover.

Please bring your own sewing machine or reserve one of ours at booking.

Tutors - Alice & Ginny

Farnham Maltings, Farnham, Surrey - Bookings via Farnham Maltings 

 

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Learn To Sew Together - Next Steps  - Pyjama Bottoms * This course has now ran but we will be adding it to our Spring 2019 Program. Please email us to register your interest.

Adult and child 7-11years

Saturday 19th & 26th May2018 - £45 (includes adult and child )

10.30am - 1pm on both days

 

 

*A two session follow-on class for those who have completed our First steps course;

Learn to sew clothing on your sewing machine and make your very own cotton Pyjama bottoms! Patterns will be provided but please bring your own fabric (advice will be given on suitable fabric choices after booking).

 

Please bring your own sewing machine or reserve one of ours at booking.

Tutors - Alice & Ginny

Farnham Maltings, Farnham, Surrey - Bookings via Farnham Maltings

 

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