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

Friday 15th January 2021 1

Saturday 30th January  2021

Time: 10am – 1pm

Cost: £20.00

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

 

All workshops until further notice are limited to 5 people plus tutor. We have 2 places left!

 

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 : Tuesday 12th January

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. We have 2 places left!

Design Your Own Quilt

Thursday 14h January 2021

Kate will be here to help you design your quilt from scratch bring your rough ideas and learn how to layout, draw your design calculate sizes and fabric needed.

16 sessions

Tutor: Kate Ranson
Time: 10am – 4pm
Cost:16 session @ £15.00 per session

All workshops until further notice are limited to 5 people plus tutor. We have 2 places left!

Willow Workshop

 

2021 dates to be confirmed.

Time: 10am – 4pm Cost:

 Cost: £80.00  Hare

Tea and coffee provided

josadlerwillowartist.bigcartel.com

 

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.

 

 

All workshops until further notice are limited to 5 people plus tutor. We have 3 places left!

Further Julia dates

 

 Julia Langley of SewingBox Somerset

Date: 

16th January 2021 – Flower Pot doorstop

Workshops Titles yet to be confirmed.

22nd January

30th January – Overlocker

5th Feb

6th Feb

12th February

19th February

20th February

26th February

Time: 10am -3pm

Cost: £35

To book email [email protected] or call Kerstin 01823 240041

All workshops until further notice are limited to 5 people plus tutor. We have 2 places left!

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

 

Fallen Fairies

Title: Exmoor Gentlemen Hares

Tutor: Gary Mills

Date: 12th November
Time: 10am -4pm
Cost: £35
This does not include materials. If you would like Gary to bring some fdabrics for you please let us know on booking.

Fallen Fairy’, she could easily be one of Beryl Cook’s buxom ladies straight from one of her paintings. This fairy may have eaten a few too many mince pies in the past, but she can still add some Christmas fun and laughter to your festive decorations.

You will be taken through the construction process from cutting out with the supplied pattern and fabrics, to then constructing using sewing machine and hand stitching. You will be able to give your outcome her character with stitching the facial details and adding the garments and accessories to create your own White or Burlesque Fairy.

This class is suitable for the intermediate to the advanced. A basic knowledge of a sewing machine and construction stitching is required.

Equipment Requirements

  • Straight stitch and zig zag sewing machine
  • Fabric scissors
  • Embroidery scissors
  • Paper scissors
  • Chop stick and forceps for pulling / pushing out and stuffing either
  • Pins
  • Hand sewing needles
  • Thread: black, ivory, gold/ mustard (depends on which one you choose)
  • Embroidery threads: black / brown for eyes and pink for lips
  • Useful is small iron & ironing mat
  • Optional: Small Glue Gun to fix hair or you can stitch if you prefer

Materials List

  • ½ a pillowcase of polyester stuffing / wadding
  • ¼ metre Washed medium weight calico
  • 10cm x 80cm dress net or tulle (black or white)
  • 12cm x 20cm polyester cotton (black or white)
  • ¼ metre of damask, lace, and satins (black or white)
  • Wool for hair or nylon dolls hair
  • Postage stamp size pink felt for lips
  • 1 metre of thin / fine cord for ballet shoelaces (black or white)
  • Selection of beads, sequins, and lace trimmings for decoration
  • A4 size sheet of bonda-web to applique pants, shoes, and bodice
  • 2x 2cm ivory/ cream buttons for securing arms
  • *Optional dolls crown and wand