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 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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Beverly Hurst

Beginners Patchwork Sampler Quilt Course
with Nicola

During the 1st part of this 2 part course you will receive expert tuition along with lots of tips and advice, as well as enjoying a great hobby. Learn how to rotary cut accurately and safely; how to sew a ¼” seam while gaining confidence as you make a variety of 9 'blocks', each teaching you a  different technique in the making of your Sampler Quilt 

Complete your project with Part 2 after Christmas - this follows on with, how to 'layer up' and quilt your finished blocks. You will learn about different quilting designs and techniques, thread choices and much more before making them up into a quilt using the 'quilt as you go' method.

Places are limited to ensure individual attention and must be booked in advance to secure your place.

Suitable for all levels including beginners

Part 1 course - 5 days

Thursdays: October 7th, 14th,

Nov 4th, 11th & 25th

10 to 4pm

£175

Part 2 course - 5 days

Thursdays: January 6th, 13th, 20th

Feb 3rd, 17th 

10 to 4pm

£175

Materials are not included but will be discussed with you on booking

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

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Cathedral Windows
Cushion with Nicola

Cathedral Windows is a really effective & fascinating patchwork technique which gives an interesting 3d effect. 

Once you have learned the technique with this 18" cushion panel, the design possibilities are endless and will be discussed with you on the day

During this workshop you will complete the panel using your sewing machine and quilting as you go as well as learning how to make it up into a cushion complete with zip fastening

This workshop is ideal for those with some experience of rotary cutting and 1/4" seams

Tuesday 16th November

10 to 4pm

£45

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

'Autumn Berries' Raised Embroidery (Stump work)
with Nicola

Stitch this lovely design with its wired leaves, wrapped currants and padded blackberries......good enough to eat!

Tuesday 2nd November

10 to 4pm

£45

Sorry...this workshop is now full

Xmas Tree Decorations 
with Nicola

Enjoy some lovely creative hand stitching in making these heirloom tree decorations.

Using silk ribbon, charms, gold cord, delicate beads and sequins you can create something special with just a few simple stitches.

Finishing technique will be demonstrated during the day

Tuesday 9th November

10 to 4pm

£45

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

'Little Hedgehog' - Thread Painting with Julie Mccready

You will be able to create your very own original mini artwork to frame and be proud of. All you need is a sewing machine with straight stitch foot and free motion foot, a variety of coloured threads and lots of enthusiasm. 

Saturday 20th November

Sorry this class is now FULL

see new date below

Saturday 27th November

10 to 4pm

£45

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

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Christmas Tree Wall hanging
or Cushion......with Nicola

Make this attractive patchwork tree panel which can be made into a wall hanging or cushion.

Ideal workshop for those with basic patchworking ability

This has been pieced & longarm quilted by Graham from Farrcorner Quilting

23rd November

10 to 4pm

£45

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

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Zippered Purses......with Nicola

Make one or more of these gorgeous purses in some pretty fabrics, add a surprise inside.... a lovely gift if you can bear to part with it!

30th November

10 to 4pm

£45

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