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.

 

Knitting Finishing Off Techniques**

Saturday 26 January | 10h00-13h00 | Sue | £20

Learn how to finish off your garments with ease. This course will enable you to get a polished finish to a garment which does justice to the weeks spent knitting the pieces. You will learn mattress stitch and 3-needle cast off, how to create neater cast-off buttonholes as well as pick up stitches along the neck band for a neater finish.

Bring with you three 4mm needles, a sewing up needle and a pair of scissors. Also you will need to have worked three 10cm/4inch squares of stocking stitch in DK yarn.

 

Sew Saturday – Introduction to Sewing *

Saturday 9 February | 9h30-12h30 | Caroline | £25

A 3 hour practical introduction to using your sewing machine. Learn what all the dials and switches can do; how to thread up and use the shuttle; tips for sewing accurately and putting together some simple seams. We will cover how to insert a new needle and which type to use when. A chance to get answers to all your sewing questions too!

Includes materials, bring a basic sewing kit that includes sharp scissors, a quick un-pick, pins, hand sewing needles, a tape measure and notepad. You can bring your own machine or hire one for £10.

 

Sew Saturday – Introduction to the Overlocker *

Saturday 9 February | 13h00-16h00 | Caroline | £25

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.

 

Love your Overlocker *

Saturday 23 February | 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 23 March | 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 *

Saturday 6 April | 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.

 

 

 

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