Knit &and Stitch

Maltby Workshops

 

*Beginner – Suitable for total beginners.

**Intermediate - Basic experience needed on the subject.

***Advanced - For those wanting a challenge and take their skills to the next level.

 

Sewing Machines will be provided for all sewing based classes.

 

Tunisian Crochet **

June date postponed - awaiting new date | 10h00-13h00 | Julie | £25

Learn some of the basic stitches of this increasingly popular craft which combines elements of knitting and crochet to produce a fabric that is unique. Learn how to increase, decrease and use short rows to shape the fabric. You will also learn a variant of Tunisian crochet using a double ended hook to produce a two colour reversible fabric. Basic crochet understanding is preferred.

Includes yarn; bring a 6.5mm double ended Tunisian hook - available in store at a discounted rate.

 

Tree of Life Cushion **

Saturday 29 June | 10h00-16h00 | Louise | £40

Using various patchwork techniques, create a pretty cushion which is perfect for welcoming the spring. You will select fabrics then cut, position and appliqué before piecing together your cushion cover and finish with an envelope back.

Includes materials but not cushion pad.

Bring a basic sewing kit that includes sharp scissors, a quick un-pick, pins, hand sewing needles and a note pad and pencil.

 

Love your Overlocker *

Saturday 13 July | 10h00-16h00 | Caroline | £35

A one day workshop to help you get the best from your overlocker. We will help you understand what your overlocker can do; teach you to thread it up using 3 and 4 threads; how to adjust the stitches so it’s perfect for the fabrics you are using; how to overlock corners and curves; show you the different stitches and what you can do with them and help you to be more confident with the overlocker. We have 2 overlockers available to hire (£10 additional charge) otherwise you should bring your own along with its accessories and manual if available. Threads and fabric provided.

 

Wrap Skirt Workshop **

Saturday 27 July | 10h00-16h00 | Caroline | £35

Create a beautiful and very fashionable wrap skirt; flared or straight, lusciously long or skimpy short, it’s up to you to form your own fashion style. You will begin by making a custom pattern to fit you perfectly and proceed to make it in your choice of fabric.

https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2015/mar/19/womens-spring-fashion-edit-10-best-wrap-skirts

Includes machine use; bring a basic sewing kit that includes sharp scissors, a quick un-pick, pins, hand sewing needles, a tape measure and note pad and pen.

*Fabric requirement list given at time of booking.

 

Pocket Shift Dress **

Saturday 17 August | 10h00-16h00 | Caroline | £35

Create a stylish shift dress with pockets, and your desired sleeve length and neck shape, custom fitted to your own measurements. Suitable for those who want to start making their own clothes from a pattern. You'll measure and cut out the pattern and fabric then make the dress. The pattern is yours to take away and use again.

Includes machine use; bring a basic sewing kit that includes sharp scissors, a quick un-pick, pins, hand sewing needles, a tape measure and note pad and pen.

*Fabric requirement list given at time of booking.

Previous sewing experience essential.

 

Love your Overlocker *

Saturday 7 September | 10h00-16h00 | Caroline | £35

A short workshop to help you get the best from your overlocker. We will help you understand what your overlocker can do; teach you how to thread it up using 3 and 4 threads; how to adjust the stitches so it’s perfect for the fabrics you are threading and help you to be more confident with your overlocker. We have 2 overlockers available to hire (£10 additional charge) otherwise you should bring your own along with its accessories and manual if available.

Threads and fabric provided.

 

Raglan Sleeved Top using the Overlocker **

Saturday 21 September | 10h00-16h00 | Caroline | £35

Further develop your overlocking skills and create a raglan sleeve top or dress with a choice of cap, short or long sleeves.

You will make a simple pattern to your own measurements for a custom fit that you can take away and use again and again.

You will need to provide fabric - soft & drapey or stretch (such as jersey), matching threads for your overlocker, ballpoint needle/ jersey/stretch machine needles and some sharp scissors and a tape measure.

This class is suitable for those with an overlocker and some sewing experience. You should know the basics of the Overlocker before coming to this class.

Fabric Requirement list given at the time of booking

 

Love your Overlocker *

Saturday 26 October | 10h00-16h00 | Caroline | £35

A one day workshop to help you get the best from your overlocker. We will help you understand what your overlocker can do; teach you to thread it up using 3 and 4 threads; how to adjust the stitches so it’s perfect for the fabrics you are using; how to overlock corners and curves; show you the different stitches and what you can do with them and help you to be more confident with the overlocker. We have 2 overlockers available to hire (£10 additional charge) otherwise you should bring your own along with its accessories and manual if available. Threads and fabric provided.

 

Learn to Crochet *

Saturday 9 November | 10h00-15h00 | Julie | £35

Suitable for complete beginners, this workshop is the perfect introduction to crochet. Learn how to hold the hook and yarn, how to crochet basic stitches and be able to understand and follow a pattern.

Yarn and hook included

 

Love your Overlocker More **

Saturday 30 November | 10h00-16h00 | Caroline | £35

Further develop your overlocking skills and create a beautiful cowl neck top or dress with a choice of cap, short or long sleeves.

You will make a simple pattern to your own measurements for a custom fit that you can take away and use again and again.

You will need to provide fabric - soft & drapey or stretch (such as jersey), matching threads for your overlocker, ballpoint needle/jersey/stretch machine needles and some sharp scissors and a tape measure.

This class is suitable for those with an overlocker and some sewing experience. You should know the basics of the Overlocker before coming to this class.

Fabric Requirement list given at the time of booking

 

Crochet: Next Steps**

Saturday 7 December | 10h00-13h00 | Julie | £25

If you’ve mastered the basic stitches and a granny square and want to expand your knowledge of crochet, this is the class for you! You will learn how to crochet a variety of snowflakes and stars just in time for Christmas. A basic knowledge of crochet is required for this class.

Yarn provided, please bring a 4mm hook.

 

 

More workshops coming soon...

 

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