Held at my light and airy studio
full of fabric delights,
near Cockermouth in Cumbria.
Each workshop has only 4 places so I am able to give
plenty of personal tuition and help with your creating.
TIME: 10am - 4pm
COST: £80 includes all materials
To book: just click contact me and I will send out
a booking form with all details of the workshop.
"What a 'WOW' day - we oohed and aahed our way through an amazing journey of liberation.
"Individual tuition and lots of inspiration..."
"Fantastic day again, feel really inspired and excited about creating!"
Ability level: all
Play with fabrics and machine embroidery to make a seascape. Bring
along photos of a favourite seaside place to make it really personal. Bring
able to free machine would be helpful, but basic straight stitch will
do or I can teach you enough on the day to get you going!
Needlefelting with an embellishing
machine is just so easy and totally addictive! Learn to create exciting
surfaces and 'new' fabrics from old. Bring your
own machine if you have one, borrow from a friend...or ask and you may be able
to hire one from me (£20 for the day)
Have fun while you learn 'free machine embroidery'! You will need to bring your own
sewing machine and know how to use it
(this is not a beginners' sewing machine class!) and you will need an
embroidery or darning foot, and to be able to cover or lower the feed
the fun of soluble fabrics, get to know the different kinds, and play
with fabric and stitch to create exciting lacy pieces. It is
helpful to know how to free machine, I can teach you on the day and you can practise as you experiment with the fabrics!
"I had a wonderful day and go home brimming with confidence and enthusiasm!"
costs: £80 which non-refundable should you cancel within 2 weeks of the workshop,
unless your place can be filled. If I have to cancel, a full refund will
be given or an alternative workshop may be booked.
is ESSENTIAL that you know your machine and can thread up and sew with
it AND that it is in full working order so that you make best use of
your day. Please bring your manual for the machine if you have one, to refer to if necessary.
If you wish to do free
machining please bring a darning or embroidery foot for your machine. If
in doubt just ask me BEFORE the day.
a wide variety of materials for each workshop, though you are welcome
to bring any fabric or threads you especially want to use.
The aim of each workshop is to allow you to explore fabrics and techniques and hopefully go home with a finished items and/or plenty of samples. Everyone
works at different speeds so you will take home what you create!
I hope you will enjoy your day and
go home happy, relaxed and inspired!