At Fabrications we offer a comprehensive range of textile based classes to help you start or progress your creative journey. All our tutors are not only practicing makers with a wealth of hands on knowledge in their craft, but are experienced teachers, with an understanding of different learning needs, what barriers may arise to your learning and how to empower you with your own making projects and ideas. Please visit our calendar to see what’s on!
Machine Sewing
  • Beginners Sewing 1: introduction to using a sewing machine.
  • Beginners Sewing 2: zips, buttonholes & bindings
  • Beginners Sewing Course (over 3 evenings)
  • Introduction to garment alterations & repairs
  • Freestyle Open Sewing (pattern focus or remade/repair focus)
  • Creative Patchwork Quilting
Hand Sewing
  • Introduction to hand sewing repair (fabric items)
  • Darning & woolen repairs
  • Boro – Japanese inspired mending
Hand Embroidery
  • Introduction to hand embroidery stitches
  • Upcycle your clothes with embroidery
  • Sashiko stitching
  • Specialist embroidery techniques (eg: Japanese Kogin, Goldwork, Peruvian)
Fibre Crafts
  • Beginners Knitting
  • Beginners Crochet
  • Knitting Socks
  • Top Down Knitting (jumper / cardigan)
  • Knitting Techniques (colourwork, cabling, deciphering patterns etc)
  • Macrame
Print & Dye
  • Beginners Shibori
  • Itajime Shibori
  • Traditional Shibori designs
  • Natural Dyeing
  • Katagami stencil printing
Craft Club
  • Our fortnightly community craft night. Bring along your knitting, sewing or other textile project. Access our studio facilities, get bespoke advice and make friends in a supportive and creative atmosphere.