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 cake. Meet other like-minded sewing lovers whilst working on a project to take home at the end of the session.
Suitable for beginners but would be helpful if you can thread up a sewing machine.
9h30-12h30 or 13h00-16h00 | £25 per person
Mystery Quilt Block Series with Louise
9 June - Stained Glass Block
8 September - Foundatioin Pieced Block
8 December - Christmas Star
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 10" 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.
Intro to Overlocker *
Saturday 14 July | Caroline | 9h30-12h30
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. We will 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.
Fabric Flowers *
Saturday 14 July | Caroline | 13h00-16h00
Create a fine selection of beautiful fabric flowers. Using delicate stitching by hand and with the sewing machine you’ll cut, sew and assemble your flowers to make a stunning creation that is ideal for decoration in the home or as a corsage on yourself.
Includes materials, bring a basic sewing kit, scissors/ snips, note book/ pencil.
T-shirt Re-Style *
Saturday 11 August | Caroline
Take a basic slightly boring T shirt and transform it into something new and unique. Change the shape and style, add decorations - frills, beads and fabric trims. Cover a mark or hide a repair - there are so many things you will be able to do with this wardrobe standard.
Bring along a t-shirt to revamp into something spectacular plus a basic sewing kit that includes sharp scissors, a quick un-pick, pins, hand sewing needles and a tape measure.
Wonder Woollies *
Saturday 13 October | 9h30-12h30 or 13h00-16h00 | Caroline | £25
Give your old moth eaten, shrunken, seen better days woolly jumpers or cardis a new lease of life at this half day workshop. Transform your jumper into an exciting cardi with fabric trimmed edges and funky decorations. Spice up your jumpers with new colours blended in using felting needles; add lace and trims for a softer style. Mend holes, hide pulls and make something new from the old.
Bring along an old piece of knitwear to revamp into something spectacular although we do have a selection also.
Bring a basic sewing kit that includes sharp scissors, a quick un-pick, pins, hand sewing needles and a tape measure.
Sew Saturday – Woollen Wrap*
Saturday 10 November | 9h30-12h30 or 13h00-16h00 | Caroline | £25
Using a unique pattern, come along and make a stylish woollen wrap to keep the chill off your shoulders this winter. You will cut the fabric to your size, line and add buttons to make a fabulous wrap for you to wear.
Bring a metre of wool fabric 60" wide (tweed works well), 4 buttons plus a basic sewing kit that includes matching thread, sharp scissors, a quick un-pick, pins, hand sewing needles and a tape measure. Lining provided.
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