Courses and Workshops

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If you are interested in any courses that are marked as full or without current dates shown, please still e-mail me as I do keep waiting lists and will often add extra dates where demand is high.

Beginners Machine Sewing Dates: 11th June, 2nd July,13th Aug, 10th Sept 17.
Whether you have never used a sewing machine before or you are returning to sewing and want to refresh your machine skills, this easygoing one-day course is for you. For more details click here

Dress Making - Finishing Touches Dates: 1st July 2017
Zips, Button Holes, Facings and Hems. Learn everything you need to know to be able to give your projects and garments a really professional finish. All those tricky bits are now wrapped up in one course. For more information click here

Free Motion Embroidery Dates: 24th Sept 2017
Fall in love with this fun and hugely addictive technique. This full day course introduces you to free-motion embroidery, allowing you to become comfortable with a new way of using your sewing machine. For more information click here.

Overlocker Love Dates: Sat 10th June 2017
Learn to love your overlocker as we travel step by step through threading, setting up and key techniques to get you using your overlocker . For more information click here

Pattern Adjustment Dates: Sat 17th June 2017
Get that prefect fit, learn to size and adjust patterns to suit your unique shape. A full day course to look at this tricky aspect of dressmaking. For more information click here

Create Fabulous Cushions Dates: Sun 25th June 2017
Re-invent your interiors, sofas and chairs over and over again by learning to make your own cushion covers. Learn to finish them beautifully with zips, piping and applique. For more details click here

Needle Felting - Butterflies and Brooches Dates: Sat 15th July 2017
Carla from the Mousehole Woolery, Dorset, will guide you step by step through the basic needle felting techniques to create your own unique creation out of beautiful wool, ready for you to take home or (if you can part with them) to give someone as a special gift! For more information click here.

Get Into Dressmaking Dates: Sat 22nd July 2017
Learn all the dress making basics from using patterns to key construction techniques and go home with a pair of pyjama bottoms!. For more information click here

Introduction to uphiolstery Dates: Sun 20th Aug 2017
Restore and revive small items of furniture on this beginner's level upholstery course, either bring an item of furniture you already own, have fun finding one at the markets or it is possible to order a footstool with us when you book which will be there ready for you on the day. For more information click here

Beginner's Pattern Cutting - A-Line Skirt Dates: Sat 9th Sep 2017
Create a made to measure A-Line skirt perfectly fitted to your own measurements, Go home with key pattern cutting and construction techniques as well as your lovely new skirt. For more information click here

Alterations, Repairs and upcycling Dates: Sat 16th Sept 2017
Learn the secrets to Altering, mending and re-inventing your clothes in this fun one day course, a great mix of techniques you can apply to a garment of your own. For more information click here

To book a place on any of the above courses please first check availability by contacting Miss Maker