Thursday, 6 January 2011

Thinking of doing a sewing class in 2010?

I'm sure many of you would like to take part in some sewing classes in 2011 and learn new skills! I'm thinking of taking a millinery course...and I've found one at The Textile Workshop in Nottingham, just down the road from me and on a Saturday morning.... perfect for me to fit around work. I'm sure you'll find a workshop perfect for you too!

Check out the post below and follow this link to see Janome recommended classes all over the UK. There are so many classes and workshops my area, I will do another post very soon.

Coventry Sewing Centre runs regular dressmaking and quilting class, and is also starting a Tuesday "Coffee and Sewing Drop in Session", where you can come in with small sewing tasks that you need advice on, how to turn up trouser hems, how to replace elastic on a skirt waist, why not give Briege a call at the shop for more details? 02476 257266 or check out their website?

The Textile Workshop in Sherwood, Nottingham is ran by Karen and Suzie. They runs a huge range of sewing and craft classes, from jewelery making, card classes, quilting and felting and of course dressmaking! They have three workshop locations as the course range keeps growing! Check out their website for full details.

Michelle Pye @ The English Couture Company, in Syston, Leicestershire, runs a range of dressmaking and tailoring one day workshops to four day workshops. Michelle also is the UK distributor for many specialist tailoring interfacing's and interlinings. Check out her website for full information.

Ministry of Craft runs all kinds of sewing and craft workshops in the Manchester area. From Snap Frame Purse (above) to digital Photography and jewelery making! Check out their website for full details.

J & P Sewing Machines and Dimples Workshops cater for all your sewing needs in the Warrington area! J & P has over 30 years experience in the sewing machine business and supplies sewing machines for Dawn at Dimples Workshops (directly opposite). Dawn runs workshops on dressmaking, corsetry, bra's, millinery, pattern cutting and kids classes! Check out her website for full details.

Alison Smith @ the School of Sewing in Ashby de la Zouch runs various dressmaking, corsetry and tailoring classes to City and Guilds level, the School also runs fun one day workshops such as Fabric Corsages and cushions. Check out their website and download the full Course Brochure for 2011.

Make It Glasgow opened in September 2010, and run various sewing and craft workshops, from cushions to corsets, there is something for everyone! Check out their website or follow them on Facebook.

Sheila May teaches at the Birmingham School of Sewing and runs various dressmaking classes and workshops. Please see her website for full details.

Pembertons, in Stirling is running a 25% sale in January off fabric, habby, wool and needlework kits! Well worth a visit if you are in the area! There 2011 class list is now available on their website, please book early to avoid disappointment!

To see the full list of Janome recommended classes please see our website

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