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Be amazed at how easy it is to copy your favourite item of clothing. Choose a simple garment and learn how to make a paper pattern WITHOUT UNPICKING IT! Work on minor alterations that can be made to improve the fit of your new pattern.

Date Thurs 25th April  
Tutor Pat Phillpott  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2537  
Fees £55  
     

     
  UPHOLSTERY

Is that dining chair crying out for a new seat, or maybe that tired sofa needs to be loved again! Learn how to upholster using traditional methods including woodwork restoration, webbing, stuffing, springing and covering. Tools are available to borrow. Materials: £5 maximum

Date Wed 8th May  
Tutor Anita Lewis  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2420  
Fees £50  
     

     
  UPHOLSTERY

Is that dining chair crying out for a new seat, or maybe that tired sofa needs to be loved again! Learn how to upholster using traditional methods including woodwork restoration, webbing, stuffing, springing and covering. Tools are available to borrow. Materials: £5 maximum

Date Wed 5th June  
Tutor Anita Lewis  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2421  
Fees £50  
     

     
  TUBE LAMPSHADES

This relaxed and supportive workshop takes you through the process of making a covered drum lampshade for a floor standing or table lamp, in a fabric of your choice. Then, by adding a premade lamp base complete with electrics, turn this into a finished, floor standing (100cms height) or a table (3ocms height) lamp. You will be surprised how simple this process is, inspiring you to continue your lampshade making at home. Materials: £40 exc. fabric.

Date Thur 6th June  
Tutor Vanessa Moreton  
Time 9.30am to 12.30pm  
Ref 2486  
Fees £45  
     

     
  SEWING SKILLS - Introduction to your Sewing Machine.

This workshop will provide a good foundation for any future sewing projects.
Learn how your sewing machine works. You will look at threads, tension, needles and fabric choices. Practise free quilting and appliqué.

Date Wed 12th June  
Tutor Pat Phillpott  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2483  
Fees £55  
     

     
 

SEWING SKILLS

This workshop will provide a good foundation for any future sewing projects.
Learn a variety of sewing techniques using both machine and hand sewing.
From zips, seams and hems to pressing and finishing.
This workshop is designed as a follow on workshop to Course 2483.

Date Wed 19th June  
Tutor Pat Phillpott  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2484  
Fees £55  
     

     
  UPHOLSTERY

Is that dining chair crying out for a new seat, or maybe that tired sofa needs to be loved again! Learn how to upholster using traditional methods including woodwork restoration, webbing, stuffing, springing and covering. Tools are available to borrow. Materials: £5 maximum

Date Wed 3rd July  
Tutor Anita Lewis  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2422  
Fees £50  
     

     
  TUBE LAMPSHADES

This relaxed and supportive workshop takes you through the process of making a covered drum lampshade for a floor standing or table lamp, in a fabric of your choice. Then, by adding a premade lamp base complete with electrics, turn this into a finished, floor standing (100cms height) or a table ( 3ocms height) lamp. You will be surprised how simple this process is, inspiring you to continue your lampshade making at home. Materials: £40 exc. fabric.

Date Sun 7th July  
Tutor Vanessa Moreton  
Time 9.30am to 12.30pm  
Ref 2485  
Fees £45  
     

     
  UPHOLSTERY

Is that dining chair crying out for a new seat, or maybe that tired sofa needs to be loved again! Learn how to upholster using traditional methods including woodwork restoration, webbing, stuffing, springing and covering. Tools are available to borrow. Materials: £5 maximum

Date Sat 20th July  
Tutor Anita Lewis  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2423  
Fees £50  
     

     
  INTRODUCTION TO SOFT FURNISHINGS

Learn how to make simple furnishings to brighten your home. For those absolute beginners, you can start with an introduction to using your sewing machine . Learn how to use its various functions and how to work with different types of fabric. Surprise yourself how quickly you can progress to making a simple cushion cover. This workshop is also for those of you who wish to start something new or simply finish that project that you have already started. Maybe try your hand at curtain making or roman blind making…the options are endless. All levels of ability welcome.

Date Wed 31st July  
Tutor Catherine Crowther  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2533  
Fees £50  
     

     
  UPHOLSTERY

Is that dining chair crying out for a new seat, or maybe that tired sofa needs to be loved again! Learn how to upholster using traditional methods including woodwork restoration, webbing, stuffing, springing and covering. Tools are available to borrow. Materials: £5 maximum

Date Wed 11th September  
Tutor Anita Lewis  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2424  
Fees £50