FUTURE AND CURRENT WORKSHOPS
Applique (Stitch) Panel Workshop "Favourite views"
Saturday 4th February 10am - 4pm Burnham on Crouch , Creative Lady, 1, High Street
£50 plus small contribution towards materials
An opportunity to make a lovely appliqued scene to be treasured for years to come as a souvenir of a favourite place or time! Made from scraps, this is a great way of clearing the fabric cupboard! Bring a picture to inspire you - even if it is only a starting point!
Dressmaking and Pattern Alterations - small class : beginners
Tuesdays 10-12 am Maldon
£15 weekly payable as a half term booking
A gentle introduction to dressmaking in small classes, covering all aspects from measuring yourself and pattern alterations to completing all basic forms of garment, from skirts and tops to trousers and jackets. An ability to use your own machine is required. You will provide your patterns and fabric but general items such as draft pattern paper or calico available at cost. Maximum 5 people per class to ensure close attention, minimum 2 people.
Sew and Craft Club
Thursdays 10-12 am Maldon, Tuesday evening 7-9pm Maldon
£10 weekly payable or £42 as a half term booking
A fun and gentle introduction to many different techniques, including embroidery, use of sewing machines, felting, soap, candle and paper making, with the general aim of making together your own version of the weekly item, from cushions, bags, jewellry, cards, seasonal items and many items for the home. You provide your chosen materials or buy them at cost. Maximum 10 people, minimum 5 people.
Beginners' home furnishings course
Catholic Church Hall, Victoria Rd, Maldon, 7-9pm
£10 weekly or £42 as a half term booking
A course to enable you, as a complete beginner, to save a significant sum on the making of your choice and design of soft furnishings by enabling you to make them yourself. This will give you the ability to make items from a simple flap cushion to interlined curtains, shaped pelmets and roman blinds. Work will be at a steady pace and will require a sewing machine. Maximum 10 people, minimum 5 people.
Childrens' After School Clubs
Burnham on Crouch
beginner's and advanced...
Thursdays 4-6pm Burnham on Crouch, Creative Lady Shop, 1, High Street
A fun easy way to learn to sew. Projects will be in easy stages, but will lead to basic competence on a sewing machine and an ability to achieve independence on the sewing machine. Minimum age 8 years old. there is now a beginners' and a slightly more advanced one if some older children would like to have a go.
Mondays 3.30-5.00 pm Catholic Hall, Victoria Rd, Maldon,
A fun easy way to learn to sew. Projects will be in easy stages, but will lead to basic competence on a sewing machine and an ability to achieve independence on the sewing machine, from making own easy - sew clothes to cards, jewellry and other projects. Sewing machines will be provided and all materials required will be easily available from local shops or provided at cost. This could be the start of the next Haute Couture designer! Please feel free to ring me for advice re machines should you be thinking of buying a machine in advance.
I love to teach workshops at other venues too and would be happy to visit your club or society, retirement home or Brownies troop or any other venue, to teach felting, textiles and craft workshops by arrangement.
For birthday parties and children's craft workshops, please see the party page link above.