WORKSHOPS & COURSES

Our workshops continue to grow in popularity. You can expect the highest level of tuition and personal attention which is one of the reasons why students return time and time again.

Whenever you join a Simply Stitch Sewing Workshop, you can be sure of an enjoyable experience

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Booking Information

Once you have paid for  your workshop, you will receive confirmation of your place along with a materials list. Places are limited to up to 12 people

Your booking refers acceptance that you have read & agreed to the 'Booking Terms' 

You will be given the option at checkout to pay by credit/debit card or PayPal

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'Autumn Avenue' - Thread Painting with Julie Mccready

This new workshop includes new techniques and tips so that you can create your own textile art. Join me and learn to mix paint and thread, colour and texture to create a beautiful bright blaze of colour.

 

All you need is a sewing machine with straight stitch foot and free motion foot, a variety of coloured threads and lots of enthusiasm. 

Sunday 10th July

10.00 to 4.00pm

£60.00

Your booking refers acceptance that you have read & agreed to the 'Booking Terms' 

Dry Felt Landscape
with Nicola

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Spend a therapeutic day learning how to create this lovely landscape picture.

Nicola will guide you through the simple technique of 'dry' needle felting; how to prod, sculpt and create texture using Merino wool and textural threads.

This workshop is ideal for beginners or anyone who just wants to enjoy a relaxing day away from the everyday stresses

A kit with all the materials and tools will be available to purchase on the day

Tuesday 7th June

10.00 to 4.00pm

£50

Your booking refers acceptance that you have read & agreed to the 'Booking Terms' 

Free Motion Machine Stitching
with Nicola

Join Nicola on this introductory class – ideal for beginners or improvers.
You will learn lots of techniques including stippling, continuous line quilting, ‘free style embroidery’ and more. All that's needed is your sewing machine and a free motion/embroidery foot
Also included is lots of advice on needles, thread choices, machine tension and control.
This is very much a practice day aimed at giving you the confidence and freedom to enjoy the liberation of free motion machine quilting

Tuesday 31st May - now full

Tuesday 28th June - additional date

10.00 - 3.00pm

£50

Your booking refers acceptance that you have read & agreed to the 'Booking Terms' 

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Machine Appliqué' Cushion Panel
with Nicola

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This 2 day workshop is an ideal opportunity to add a few more sewing skills to your repertoire in the making of this lovely design

You will learn how to do

  • Machine turned edge applique shapes

  • Invisible machine applique

  • Adding a border

  • Hand/machine quilting

A demonstration and instructions will also be given on zip insertion and how to make your finished panel into a cushion

This workshop is ideal for anyone who wants to improve or learn new skills with their sewing machine

2days - Tuesdays 5th & 12th July

10.00 to 4.00pm

£90

Your booking refers acceptance that you have read & agreed to the 'Booking Terms'