Due to the Coronavirus pandemic it is likely that most classes will be cancelled or postponed over the next few months. Please check with Jan before attending/booking
A TIME TO STITCH
Mondays 1pm – 3.30pm
The New Mechanics Building, North Sherwood Street, Nottingham
An informal and friendly, weekly sewing class for all abilities.
From hand embroidery to cross stitch and more.
All types of hand stitching welcome!
Learn new techniques, practice the ones you know, inspire each other and soak up the creative atmosphere as well as make new friends!
Classes are in week blocks. Fees are payable on the first class.
For more details and to enquire regarding places please contact Jan Merryweather on Tel: 07800 546428;
6 week Patchwork & Quilting Course
Tuesday evenings 6.30 – 9.00 pm
£47.50 for 3 weeks
£95 for 6 weeks
This class is aimed at all abilities, where you bring your own projects and Jan will be on hand to teach you the techniques you need to complete them. Projects are your choice and can vary from patchwork cushions to patchwork bags to patchwork quilts or just make new blocks to practice techniques? Whether you are a complete beginner or have the skills but want some support or just want to come and sew with a group of likeminded people in a fun friendly environment? Then this workshop is for you.
Complete beginner? Then this simple half square triangles block is perfect – make 4 for a cushion or more for a quilt – play with the positioning of the squares to get different patterns! Jan can get you started on your patchwork journey!
Bring your own pattern(if applicable) & fabric/thread and work at your own pace creating your item. Jan will be on hand to guide you through, help you and remind you of the skills you have learnt as well as learn new ones depending on the project you make.
Please also bring your machine and instructions and sewing kit/thread
Refreshments provided (tea/coffee/squash)
For more information on the class and what’s involved please call
Jan, Sunflower Design on 07800 546428 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To book please call Duncan, Sewing Direct - The Sewing and Knitting Centre on tel: 0115 9223904 or email email@example.com or book online at Sewingdirect.co.uk
Please refer to booking terms and conditions
Needle Felting Workshops
3 Week Course at CREATE West Bridgford
(Includes tuition, materials and light refreshments)
Come & learn how to needle felt using a tri faceted needle and merino wool. Also known as dry felting this craft is a fun way to create pictures and landscapes. You will learn how to use the needle and layer the fibres to create beautiful mini pictures. Great for using on cards or as pictures in their own right. Once you know the technique you can advance into making 3D pieces and flowers in subsequent weeks.
No experience necessary.
Learn how to needle felt a simple picture using fibres onto a flat piece of felt.
Learn how to create simple flat items eg flowers out of fibres that you can use to embellish garments or cards
Learn how to create 3d objects from fibres
Complete your 3d object