Bookable Workshops
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Bookable Workshops

These workshops are pre-booked online, but any remaining tickets are available for sale from the Workshop Enquiries desk, situated on the corner of aisle P.

Note: it is important to arrive at the Learn to Sew Workshop Room 5 minutes before the start of your workshop, located in aisle H.

(Please book carefully as these workshops are non refundable or transferable).

 

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Fashion & Embroidery and The Creative Craft Show!

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GET TO THE POINT

With Janet Poole from The Great British Sewing Bee

This Dressmaking technique class covers the essentials for producing sharp and precise points for collars. Learn about interfacing, stitching, under-stitching, trimming, turning and pressing for sharp detailed finishes to your sewing. Materials supplied.

(DETAILS TBC) Each day | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 10.00am | places 10

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SANDWICH BAG (THURSDAY & SATURDAY)

With Sarah Patterson from the Sewing-Sanctuary

Climate change is a hot topic right now – In this workshop you will create a Bio-laminated cotton sandwich bag, perfect for reducing single use plastic bags. Learn how to stitch Eco-bio laminated cotton (aka PUL) and see the potential for this amazing fabric. NOTE: This workshop is suitable for those competent at using a sewing machine.

(DETAILS TBC) Thursday and Saturday | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 11.15am | places 10

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LAMINATED FABRIC MAKE-UP BAG

With Sarah Patterson from the Sewing-Sanctuary

In this workshop you will learn how to insert a zipper, embellish with ribbon as well as gain experience with laminated fabric. It’s perfect gift to your family or friends. NOTE: This workshop is suitable for those competent at using a sewing machine.

(DETAILS TBC) Friday and Sunday | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 11.15am | places 10

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KINCHAKU BAG

With Jen Hogg from The Great British Sewing Bee

Make a Japanese kinchaku-style bag, reversible linen/gingham, with double drawstring enclosure and side label. These are easy to scale up and make great eco-friendly gift bags. Suitable for all sewers.

(DETAILS TBC) Each day | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 12.30pm | places 10

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IT’S ALL PANTS!

With Mercedes Ferrari-Plumridge from The Great British Sewing Bee

Learn how to attach Fold Over Elastic to jersey fabric so you can venture in to the exciting world of knickers making. Knickers can be a great scrap buster project. All materials provided. NOTE: This workshop is suitable for those competent at using a sewing machine.

(DETAILS TBC) Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 1.45pm | places 10

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SANDWICH BAG (SUNDAY)

With Sarah Patterson from the Sewing-Sanctuary

Climate change is a hot topic right now – In this workshop you will create a Bio-laminated cotton sandwich bag, perfect for reducing single use plastic bags. Learn how to stitch Eco-bio laminated cotton (aka PUL) and see the potential for this amazing fabric. NOTE: This workshop is suitable for those competent at using a sewing machine.

(DETAILS TBC) Thursday and Saturday | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 145pm | places 10

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ZIPPED PURSE

With Jen Hogg from The Great British Sewing Bee

This purse is small but mighty, involving lining and bagging out as well as sewing in a zip, felt tabs and a side label. It’s another great way to use up fabric scraps, and is easy to scale to any size. Suitable for sewers with at least a little experience.

(DETAILS TBC) | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 3.00pm | places 10

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Sewn With Scraps Workshop Room

RUBY TOTE GIFT BAG

With Kerrie Padmore, Living in Lovliness

The Ruby Tote Gift Bag is the perfect small tote, ideal for presenting gifts in reusable pretty bags.

(DETAILS TBC) Thursday | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 9.45am | places 8

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PINWHEEL PATTERN WEIGHTS

With Kerrie Padmore, Living in Lovliness

Pinwheel pattern weights are pretty and a perfect way to use up small scraps and are so useful for holding your pattern pieces in place whilst you’re cutting out without needing to use pins.

(DETAILS TBC) Friday | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 9.45am | places 8

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KEY FOB WITH TROLLEY COIN POCKET

With Kerrie Padmore, Living in Lovliness

Learn how to use minimal scraps to sew a super useful key fob with a sewn in pocket for a trolley/pound coin.

(DETAILS TBC) Saturday | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 9.45am | places 8

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EMILY PRETTY PRESENTS GIFT BAG

With Kerrie Padmore, Living in Lovliness

This super elegant, fast and easy to sew bag makes the perfect wrapping for surprise gifts.

(DETAILS TBC) Sunday | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 9.45am | places 8

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BOWL COSY

With Kerrie Padmore, Living in Lovliness

This super fast and very popular bowl cosy is the perfect way to use up pretty fabric scraps and protect your hands from hot bowls filled with yummy soup or delicious dessert.

(Details TBC) Each day | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 11.00am | places 8

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KAREN WINE BAG

With Kerrie Padmore, Living in Lovliness

This super easy scrap buster drawstring bag is the perfect reusable gift bag and is the ideal size for a bottle of wine, a few Toblerones or long, unusual shaped gifts!

(DETAILS TBC) Thursday & Sunday | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 12.30pm | places 8

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ACCESSORIES ROLL

With Kerrie Padmore, Living in Lovliness

From the Fabulously Fast Fat Quarter Fun – using only two pieces of fabric and a piece of batting, you will learn how to sew up this super easy and useful accessory roll. 16cm long. 

(DETAILS TBC) Friday | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 12.30pm | places 8

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SCISSOR SLEEVE

With Kerrie Padmore, Living in Lovliness

This super-cute, fast to sew scissor sleeve is perfect for protecting your much-loved scissors and/or rotary cutter. Please note you may have to finish a little hand sewing at home to complete the binding

(DETAILS TBC) Saturday | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 12.30pm | places 8

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PRETTY ZIPPED PENCIL CASE

With Kerrie Padmore, Living in Lovliness

This super useful zip case is great for organising all kinds of accessories and sewing/craft equipment.

(DETAILS TBC) Each day | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 1.45pm | places 8

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LINDA LOTUS BAG

With Kerrie Padmore, Living in Lovliness

The Linda Lotus bag is a beautiful, super fast drawstring bag, perfect for holding any accessories.

(DETAILS TBC) Each day | 60-minute workshop – £15 | 3.00pm | places 8

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Want more?

We have even more workshops listed under 

Fashion & Embroidery and The Creative Craft Show!