Sewing & Craft Classes
 Tailor Made for All Needs  

September 2020 Workshops 

Screens are up in our larger work shop, numbers are limited, disinfectant sprays and hand sanitisers in copious use, bring your own mug ...

... obviously all bookings will be subject to last minute cancellation due to Covid flare-ups but let's think on the positive side...

NEW Dressmaking for Beginners

5 sessions  Thurs 6-8pm 

£170 course price

1 Oct/15 Oct/29 Oct/12 Nov/26 Nov

OR

2 day Bootcamp Sunday 10am-3pm 

£170  course price

25 Oct/ 1 Nov

Limited to 5 students

Learn:

  • How to use commercial patterns, choose the right fabric for the project, prepare the paper pattern, sew and finish different types of seams.

  • Plan laying out your pieces, pin and cut your fabric, transfer markings, make a start on construction.

  • Constructing your garment, interfacing, staystitching, pressing and understitching, adjusting the garment fit, inserting zips.

  • Finishing your garment including hand and machine hemming techniques.

Our tutor Kate is a professional seamstress with a background in theatrical costume. An expert in dressmaking technique she is a confident teacher who will set you at ease as you learn the basics and beyond.

NEW Pattern Drafting- Making a start on the perfect fit

5 sessions Thurs 6-8pm 

£180 course price

8 Oct/ 22 Oct/ 5 Nov/ 19 Nov/ 3 Dec

OR

2 day Bootcamp Sunday 10am-3pm 

£180  course price

11 Oct/ 18 Oct

Limited to 5 students

Learn:

  • Professional 2D cutting techniques using block pattern manipulation based on a standard size 12. By the end of the course you will have the tools to produce a correctly constructed basic bodice and be equipped to progress onto an intermediate level course and further develop your pattern drafting skills and obtain that perfect fit!

Our tutor Kate is a professional seamstress with a background in theatrical costume. An expert in dressmaking technique she is a confident teacher who will set you at ease as you learn the basics and beyond.

NEW SUNDAY SPECIALS

Draft your own pattern for a perfectly fitting circle skirt

1 day  10am-3pm 

£ 90

Sunday 4 Oct

Limit to 5 students

Learn:

  • In one day you will draft a perfectly fitting vintage circle skirt to your own measurements and end the day with a fitted toile that you can use to make the perfect garment at your leisure.

Our tutor Kate is a professional seamstress with a background in theatrical costume. An expert in dressmaking technique she is a confident teacher who will set you at ease as you learn the basics and beyond.

Intermediate Pattern drafting – Developing your skills

2 days  Sunday 10am-3pm

  £180 course price

T.B.C.

more to come... WATCH THIS SPACE!

SEWcials

Bring your own projects or start a new one with our expert assistance.

Quilters and dressmakers all welcome!

£20 per 2.5 hour session.

Tuesday - Saturday 10.00-12.30 OR 13.30-16.00

Call NOW to book your seat!

 

Harlequin Cushion Full day

 £65 (inc. complete kit of fabric using

Alison Glass 'Sunprints', wadding &
YLI thread)

OR £35 (using your own materials).

Bali Pop 'Race' Quilt in a Day Full day

£35 (materials not included.

Bring your own Jelly Roll or choose from our selection of Hoffman Bali Pops

BLOCK of the MONTHs

If you are looking for some inspiration you could work on one of these projects during a SEWcial session with our guidance:

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRAVITY quilt

This monthly sew-a-long features 9 block- each month you will create two of the same design in different gradient colourways. Use our fabric suggestions to create a rainbow or create your own unique effect.

Japanese Sampler qulit

Chenille Cushion Full day

£55 (inc. complete kit of fabric and threads)

OR £35 (using your own materials).

NEEDLE FELTING

Learn the basics of needle felting and create a cute animal brooch.  3 hours

£25 All materials included. No previous experience necessary

Click here for more details.

Texture Blocks

Texture Blocks

You will complete a different block design each month including a mixture of hand and machine techniques and join them together "Quilt As You Go".

Italian Cording, Tucks and Pleats, Chenille, Machine Smocking, Twin needle work, Celtic Knots, Fabric Weaving and more. 

2.5 hour session £20 per session (materials not included).

Once a month (Please call 0114 258 3763 for dates.)

 

Book a Course

To book any course please phone, email or pop in to make a reservation.
 
tel:        0114 258 3763
email:   patchworkgarden@hotmail.com

Workshop places are limited to a maximum of 6 per session to ensure we can give you the attention you deserve.

All course bookings will require a deposit to secure your place. If you are booking a Sew-cial session a non-returnable deposit of £10 will be asked for at the time of booking which will be deducted from your final session. If you fail to attend your booked session or rearrange with less than 7 days notice we reserve the right to retain your deposit.

If you would like to book one of our machines for use during a session there will be an additional £2 charge per session. You are welcome to bring your own machine as long as it is in good working order.

 

OPENING HOURS

 

Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm

Sunday & Monday  CLOSED

 

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ADDRESS

 

771 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 2BA

patchworkgarden@hotmail.com

Tel: 0114 258 3763

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