Knit &and Stitch

Sew Saturday (Doncaster)

£25.00

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.

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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.

11 May
Introduction to Sewing 9.30-12.30pm
Introduction to the Overlocker 1pm-4pm

8 June -  Dresden Plate (Mystery Quilt with Louise) Morning or afternoon workshop available.
13 July - Drunkards Path (Mystery Quilt with Louise) Morning or afternoon workshop available.

10 August | 9h30-12h30 | Caroline
Introduction to Sewing *
A 3 hour, practical introduction to using a sewing machine. Learn what all the dials and switches can do; how to thread up and use the shuttle; tips given 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 material; 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.

10 August | 13h00-16h00 | Caroline
Seams Good! *
A short workshop to help you get a better understanding of the different types of seams used when making garments. We will cover open, flat fell, French, welt, piped, slot. Top stitched, eased, princess and gathered and learn when to adapt your choice depending on the types of fabrics and garments you’re making. You’ll leanr how to measure seams, how to keep them straight and deal with curved seams. Useful for beginners or the more experienced sewer. Bring a basic sewing kit, threads and a plastic bobbin, fabric provided.

14 September -  Mystery Quilt with Louise, Morning or afternoon workshop available.
12 October -  Mystery Quilt with Louise, Morning or afternoon workshop available.

Saturday 9 November | 9h30-12h30 | Caroline
Introduction to Sewing *
A 3 hour, practical introduction to using a sewing machine. Learn what all the dials and switches can do; how to thread up and use the shuttle; tips given 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.

Saturday 9 November | 13h00-16h00 | Caroline
Zip it Up! *
Perfect how you insert zips into all your sewing projects - centred, lapped, exposed, fly, concealed -and know which machine foot to use for which type of zip.  
Includes fabric and zips; bring a basic sewing kit to include threads, scissors/snips, note book and pencil.

14 December -  Mystery Quilt with Louise, Morning or afternoon workshop available.

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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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