Sew Saturday (Doncaster)
Spend a morning or afternoon with us doing what we love! Each month (2nd Saturday) we will meet in the workshop in Doncaster to tackle a new project or technique. Materials, machines and tuition will be provided as well as tea and biscuits. Meet other like-minded sewing lovers whilst working on a project to take home at the end of the session.
8 December - Christmas Star. Using patchwork techniques and metallic fabrics, create a festive star as your next block.
Introduction to Sewing 9.30-12.30pm
Introduction to the Overlocker 1pm-4pm
9 February - Pineapple using foundation piecing, finished size will be 12" Square. End result will be a striking block that can be incorporated into a beautiful quilt, placemat, tote bag, the possibilities are endle
9 March - Tweaking Sewing Patterns Learn how to custom fit a garment pattern to your individual shape and size. We can adapt for fuller busts, prominent abdomens, curvy backs and odd shoulders; how to make a skirt hang straight and to your desired length.
13 April - Bargello Block You will sew strips of fabric together, making a tube, cut it and then sew together to make a lovely fluid design. Once you have made this block you will want to make a much larger Bargello that will be the envy of all your friends.
Suitable for beginners but would be helpful if you can thread up a sewing machine.
Mystery Quilt Block Series with Louise
Begin your journey into Patchwork & Quilting by producing a single quilted block that can be the start of a beautiful quilt. You will cut and piece together a selection of coordinating fabrics and quilt as you go to have a fine looking 12" quilted block. You can then repeat the process or join us at the Mystery Quilt Block classes throughout the year to have a variety of quilted blocks.
Includes materials, bring a basic sewing kit that includes sharp scissors, a quick un-pick, pins, hand sewing needles and a tape measure.
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