Workshops

CONFIDENCE WITH YOUR OVERLOCKER

We will work through a range of different fabrics and look at tension, how to change settings,
differential feed, do narrow and rolled hems and also setting in a neck or cuff on a T shirt. This
will give you a reference then for fabric buying and help build your confidence.

Tutor: Julia Langley of Sewingbox Somerset

Saturday 3rd Oct 10.00 – 1.00pm
Saturday 14th Nov 10.00 – 1.00pm

Time: 10am – 1pm

Cost: £20.00

To book email [email protected] or call Kerstin at Come to
Quilt

 

 

 

Sampler

Your sampler quilt could be a throw or a wall hanging. Learn an amazing amount of patterns and techniques each quilt turns out so so differently showing how individual quilting can be.

We have decide to run another group from September 2020 so if you are interested please do call or email.

Tutor: Kate Ranson

Date : 1st Septemeber 2020

Time: 10am -4pm

21 sessions   ( £25.00 per session)

Tea/coffee,biscuits cake available all day.

Please bring a packed lunch.

All workshops until further notice are limited to 5 people plus tutor.

3 Hares

March 2020 – starting Thursday 12th March 20 sessions running every 2nd Thursday starting March 12th – Thursday The Quilt will measure approx 60″ x 60″ there will be applique work, embroidery and some machine sewing to produce this 3 Hare traditional Quilt.

All workshops until further notice are limited for 5 people plus tutor.

Tutor: Kate Ranson
Time: 10am – 4pm
Cost: £400.00

Willow Workshop

September 26th  Hare  In just one day Jo will guide you through the techniques of making a wonderful Basket made from Willow which she has nurtured herself. Jo brings everything you will need but if you have a favourite pair of secateurs do bring them along.

CLASS IS NOW FULL for 26th September

October 10th  Deer  £80.00   or   Flying Owl  £75.00

November 18th  Deer  £80.00

Time: 10am – 4pm Cost:

 Cost: £80.00  Hare   Deer £80.00   Flying Owl  £75.00

Tea and coffee provided

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All workshops are limited to 5 people plus tutor until further notice.

Beginning Machine Embroidery

Tutor: Chris Baker

 Time: 10am -1pm

Cost per session: £25.00

1. September 2nd

Intial Workshop – The Basics

2. September 16th

Enchancing Printed Fabric

3. September 30th

Working with Texture and Thicker Threads

4. October 14th

Water Soluble Fabric

5. October 28th

Embellishments and Going 3D

6. November 11th

Working with Photo Fabric

each session costs £25.00

Workshops are all full. Please register your interest by email or calling for 2021 dates.

 

call or email to register your interest for 2021.

Waggle Tails Applique and Paint with ‘Improv pieced’ Boarder

Tutor:Gary Mills 

Date: 29th January 2021 

Time: 10am – 4pm

Tutor Cost: £35.00 plus £10.00 for materials

This project would suit all abilities, with help and support by the tutor. From transferring the image to the base fabric, and then cutting and applying the fabric pieces to applique. There is some hand tinting with fabric paint and then you will take the project through to a conclusion with this lovely and contemporary Improvised boarded in scraps of fabrics taken from your hound design.

Come to Quilt is the ideal location to facilitate social distancing, it is a very large space, everyone will have their own table and with a limited number of only 5 attendees at any one time alongside my comprehensive Covid19 risk assessment I can assure all those attending, that yours and mine health and safety are paramount.

This project would suit all abilities, with help and support by the tutor. From transferring the image to the base fabric, and then cutting and applying the fabric pieces to applique. There is some hand tinting with fabric paint and then you will take the project through to a conclusion with this lovely and contemporary Improvised boarded in scraps of fabrics taken from your hound design.

Come to Quilt is the ideal location to facilitate social distancing, it is a very large space, everyone will have their own table and with a limited number of only 5 attendees at any one time alongside my comprehensive Covid19 risk assessment I can assure all those attending, that yours and mine health and safety are paramount.

 

Equipment required: Bring along a general sewing box including fabric and embroidery scissors. Needles and pins. A sewing machine which can do free machine embroidery or have a darning stitch facility. The tutor will provide materials, but you are welcome to bring along any other fabrics you wish to incorporate into your design.

 

 

 

SIMPLIFYING BODICE FITTING WORKSHOP

Do you struggle to get a decent fit when using commercial patterns?
Do you find darts and measuring confusing?
We will go through reading a pattern, looking at grainlines, how to lay out, bust adjustments and
work on a basic fitted bodice toile that you can use as a guide to get a better fit with future
patterns.

Tutor: Julia Langley of SewingBox Somerset

Date: Friday  23rd October 2020

Time: 10am -3pm

Cost: £35

To book email [email protected] or call Kerstin at Come to
Quilt

Christmas Cards

 Tutor: Julia Langley

Date: 2oth November 2020

Time: 10am -3pm

Cost: £35

 

 

Skills: This workshop is suitable for all abilities

Equipment: Scissors both fabric and paper, Small embroidery scissors, Sewing machine with straight stitch and free motion embroidery function, Needle, and tacking thread. Machine thread (I have used black, but any dark colour works best)

Materials: please bring a selection of printed and plan cotton fabrics to create your designs see examples for reference

 

Exmoor Gentleman Hare

Title: Exmoor Gentlemen Hares

Tutor: Gary Mills

Date:16th October 2020
Time: 10am -4pm
Cost: £35
Material cost: £10 for all fabrics and toy stuffing
Level: This class is suitable for the intermediate to the advanced. A basic knowledge of a sewing machine and
construction stitching is required.
Description: Exmoor Gentlemen Hares Come and learn how to create your own character Hare. This leaping lad
is lots of fun to make, and would also be a lovely gift for anyone. You will be taken through the construction process
from cutting out with the supplied pattern, to then constructing using sewing machine and hand stitching. You will
be able to give your outcome his or her character with stitching the facial details and adding the garments to your
figure.
Skills: cutting out, fabric handling, machine sewing construction, turning out small pieces and stuffing.
Equipment:
 You will need a sewing machine, straight stitch required.
 Hand sewing needles and pins
 Neutral and beige coloured machine threads, along with thread to match any colours used in the design of
the chosen hare.
 Dark embroidery thread for eyes and nose
 Helpful is a rouleau loop turner or chop stick for turning out legs or knitting needle to help with stuffing
 Fabric scissors, paper scissors to cut out pattern and small scissors to cut threads and trim.