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April 2020

‘Beginners Sewing 1’ – introduction to using a sewing machine

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£35

Our 'Beginners Sewing 1’ - Introduction To Using a Sewing Machine class has been developed to address the needs of those who have little or no experience of using a…

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Creative making on the sewing machine (applique cushion or tote style bag)

April 4 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£35

Drawing inspiration from some of Barley Massey’s upcycled designs, ‘Creative Making on the machine’ has been developed for participants new to using a sewing machine, wishing to combine creative re use,…

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Beginners Crochet

April 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
£35

Crochet is a great alternative and also complimentary technique to knitting. It is more freestyle, great for lacey designs, 3d shapes and can also be used to embellish and join…

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Beginners Shibori

April 11 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
£50

Shibori is the Japanese art of stitched and bound resist. It is a slow craft, often requiring many hours of binding, stitching and pulling up of threads, followed by multiple dyeing…

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Traditional Shibori

April 11 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£55

Traditional Shibori – the Japanese art of stitched and bound resist. Learn two traditional patterns of stitched and bound resist and dye your creations in indigo to achieve a range of…

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‘Beginners Sewing 1’ – introduction to using a sewing machine

April 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£35

Our 'Beginners Sewing 1’ - Introduction To Using a Sewing Machine class has been developed to address the needs of those who have little or no experience of using a…

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Creative making on the sewing machine (applique cushion or tote style bag)

April 12 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£35

Drawing inspiration from some of Barley Massey’s upcycled designs, ‘Creative Making on the machine’ has been developed for participants new to using a sewing machine, wishing to combine creative re use,…

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Sashiko Workshop

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
£50

Sashiko, meaning ‘little stab’ is the Japanese art of stitching beautiful patterns using running stitch. Often used to add strength, texture and warmth to old garments, Sashiko has become synonymous…

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Boro Workshop

April 18 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
£50

Boro (more accurately ‘Boro boro’), meaning ‘rags or tatters’ is the art of repairing fabric using scraps and stitching. A source of shame in Japan for many years, the fabrics are now highly…

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Beginners Sewing 2 – zips, buttonholes, bindings & create a ‘utility roll’

April 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£35

This beginners sewing class is designed to help participants make more of a sewing machine, enhance basic sewing machine skills and is a natural a follow on class to our 'Beginners…

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Make your own simple & stylish skirt or shorts

April 19 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£35

If you have attended the morning class ' Beginners Sewing 2' (zips, buttonholes & bindings) this session will put everything that you've learnt into practice and you will also leave with a…

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‘Beginners Sewing 1’ – introduction to using a sewing machine

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£35

Our 'Beginners Sewing 1’ - Introduction To Using a Sewing Machine class has been developed to address the needs of those who have little or no experience of using a…

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Creative making on the sewing machine (applique cushion or tote style bag)

April 25 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£35

Drawing inspiration from some of Barley Massey’s upcycled designs, ‘Creative Making on the machine’ has been developed for participants new to using a sewing machine, wishing to combine creative re use,…

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Introduction to garment repairs & alterations (machine sewing)

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£35

The 'Introduction to garment repairs & alterations' has been developed for those fairly new to using a sewing machine and hand sewing techniques and is a good foundation class before…

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Refresh your Wardrobe

April 26 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£35

This class offers an opportunity to go through your wardrobe and drawers and find items that you might not be wearing because a fixing is broken, or a hem needs…

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Beginners Shibori

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£50

Shibori is the Japanese art of stitched and bound resist. It is a slow craft, often requiring many hours of binding, stitching and pulling up of threads, followed by multiple dyeing…

Find out more »

May 2020

Beginners Crochet

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
£35

Crochet is a great alternative and also complimentary technique to knitting. It is more freestyle, great for lacey designs, 3d shapes and can also be used to embellish and join…

Find out more »

Introduction to hand embroidery stitches

May 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
£45

This morning workshop is the first half of a full day embroidery experience where complete beginners can learn 6 fundamental stitches that make embroidery addictive and fun. You will be…

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Upcycle your clothing with embroidery

May 3 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
£45

This afternoon workshop is the second half of the Moody Bright Designs embroidery workshop. Please read carefully both descriptions to understand the difference between the two. You are more than…

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Beginners Shibori (Itajime)

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£50

Shibori is the Japanese art of stitched and bound resist. It is a slow craft, often requring many hours of binding, stitching and pulling up of threads, followed by multiple dyeing…

Find out more »

Introduction to hand sewing repairs (fabric items)

May 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
£35

Fabrications Introduction To Hand Sewing Repairs: Here at Fabrications we are regularly asked if we undertake repairs and alterations to various items of clothing. The most common repairs requested include…

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Introduction to hand sewing repairs (woolens)

May 9 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
£35

Fabrications Introduction To Hand Sewing Repairs (Woolens) Here at Fabrications we are regularly asked if we undertake repairs and alterations to various items of clothing. With Hackneys moth epidemic on…

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‘Beginners Sewing 1’ – introduction to using a sewing machine

May 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£35

Our 'Beginners Sewing 1’ - Introduction To Using a Sewing Machine class has been developed to address the needs of those who have little or no experience of using a…

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Creative making on the sewing machine (applique cushion or tote style bag)

May 10 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£35

Drawing inspiration from some of Barley Massey’s upcycled designs, ‘Creative Making on the machine’ has been developed for participants new to using a sewing machine, wishing to combine creative re use,…

Find out more »

Traditional Shibori

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£55

Traditional Shibori – the Japanese art of stitched and bound resist. Learn two traditional patterns of stitched and bound resist and dye your creations in indigo to achieve a range of…

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Evolve your Wardrobe with Riccardo Guido, finalist of the Great British Sewing Bee

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
£75

Riccardo grew up in Salento, South Italy with his three sisters. His mother was a keen sewer and a sewing machine was ever present in their family home, however Riccardo…

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Beginners Sewing 2 – zips, buttonholes, bindings & create a ‘utility roll’

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£35

This beginners sewing class is designed to help participants make more of a sewing machine, enhance basic sewing machine skills and is a natural a follow on class to our 'Beginners…

Find out more »

Make your own simple & stylish skirt or shorts

May 17 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£35

If you have attended the morning class ' Beginners Sewing 2' (zips, buttonholes & bindings) this session will put everything that you've learnt into practice and you will also leave with a…

Find out more »

Introduction to hand embroidery stitches

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
£45

This morning workshop is the first half of a full day embroidery experience where complete beginners can learn 6 fundamental stitches that make embroidery addictive and fun. You will be…

Find out more »

Upcycle your clothing with embroidery

May 23 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
£45

This afternoon workshop is the second half of the Moody Bright Designs embroidery workshop. Please read carefully both descriptions to understand the difference between the two. You are more than…

Find out more »

‘Beginners Sewing 1’ – introduction to using a sewing machine

May 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£35

Our 'Beginners Sewing 1’ - Introduction To Using a Sewing Machine class has been developed to address the needs of those who have little or no experience of using a…

Find out more »

Creative making on the sewing machine (applique cushion or tote style bag)

May 24 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£35

Drawing inspiration from some of Barley Massey’s upcycled designs, ‘Creative Making on the machine’ has been developed for participants new to using a sewing machine, wishing to combine creative re use,…

Find out more »

Beginners Shibori

May 30 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
£50

Shibori is the Japanese art of stitched and bound resist. It is a slow craft, often requiring many hours of binding, stitching and pulling up of threads, followed by multiple dyeing…

Find out more »

Traditional Shibori

May 30 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£55

Traditional Shibori – the Japanese art of stitched and bound resist. Learn two traditional patterns of stitched and bound resist and dye your creations in indigo to achieve a range of…

Find out more »

Beginners Crochet

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
£35

Crochet is a great alternative and also complimentary technique to knitting. It is more freestyle, great for lacey designs, 3d shapes and can also be used to embellish and join…

Find out more »

June 2020

Introduction to hand sewing repairs (fabric items)

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
£35

Fabrications Introduction To Hand Sewing Repairs: Here at Fabrications we are regularly asked if we undertake repairs and alterations to various items of clothing. The most common repairs requested include…

Find out more »

Introduction to hand sewing repairs (woolens)

June 6 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
£35

Fabrications Introduction To Hand Sewing Repairs (Woolens) Here at Fabrications we are regularly asked if we undertake repairs and alterations to various items of clothing. With Hackneys moth epidemic on…

Find out more »

‘Beginners Sewing 1’ – introduction to using a sewing machine

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£35

Our 'Beginners Sewing 1’ - Introduction To Using a Sewing Machine class has been developed to address the needs of those who have little or no experience of using a…

Find out more »

Creative making on the sewing machine (applique cushion or tote style bag)

June 7 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£35

Drawing inspiration from some of Barley Massey’s upcycled designs, ‘Creative Making on the machine’ has been developed for participants new to using a sewing machine, wishing to combine creative re use,…

Find out more »

Beginners Sewing 2 – zips, buttonholes, bindings & create a ‘utility roll’

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£35

This beginners sewing class is designed to help participants make more of a sewing machine, enhance basic sewing machine skills and is a natural a follow on class to our 'Beginners…

Find out more »

Make your own simple & stylish skirt or shorts

June 14 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£35

If you have attended the morning class ' Beginners Sewing 2' (zips, buttonholes & bindings) this session will put everything that you've learnt into practice and you will also leave with a…

Find out more »

Beginners Shibori

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£50

Shibori is the Japanese art of stitched and bound resist. It is a slow craft, often requiring many hours of binding, stitching and pulling up of threads, followed by multiple dyeing…

Find out more »

Introduction to hand embroidery stitches

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
£45

This morning workshop is the first half of a full day embroidery experience where complete beginners can learn 6 fundamental stitches that make embroidery addictive and fun. You will be…

Find out more »

Upcycle your clothing with embroidery

June 21 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
£45

This afternoon workshop is the second half of the Moody Bright Designs embroidery workshop. Please read carefully both descriptions to understand the difference between the two. You are more than…

Find out more »

Beginners Shibori (Itajime)

June 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£50

Shibori is the Japanese art of stitched and bound resist. It is a slow craft, often requring many hours of binding, stitching and pulling up of threads, followed by multiple dyeing…

Find out more »

Sashiko Workshop

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
£50

Sashiko, meaning ‘little stab’ is the Japanese art of stitching beautiful patterns using running stitch. Often used to add strength, texture and warmth to old garments, Sashiko has become synonymous…

Find out more »

Kogin hand embroidery workshop

June 27 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Kogin embroidery is a type of Sashiko, originating in the Northern part of Japan, in Aomori prefecture and is a type of counted thread work. It is stitched on a open weave…

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‘Beginners Sewing 1’ – introduction to using a sewing machine

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
£35

Our 'Beginners Sewing 1’ - Introduction To Using a Sewing Machine class has been developed to address the needs of those who have little or no experience of using a…

Find out more »

Creative making on the sewing machine (applique cushion or tote style bag)

June 28 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
£35

Drawing inspiration from some of Barley Massey’s upcycled designs, ‘Creative Making on the machine’ has been developed for participants new to using a sewing machine, wishing to combine creative re use,…

Find out more »

Traditional Shibori

June 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£55

Traditional Shibori – the Japanese art of stitched and bound resist. Learn two traditional patterns of stitched and bound resist and dye your creations in indigo to achieve a range of…

Find out more »
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