Get creative in our May & June workshops

Our studio will be open for workshops from the 21st May and we can’t wait to welcome you. Classes are small and each person has their own space to work from.  Come and learn a new skill and enjoy some creative time with us.

MAKE YOUR OWN RAFFIA HAT – 2 DAY WORKSHOP
FRIDAY 21 & FRIDAY 28 MAY

Join us for a relaxing two-day workshop making your own beautiful
raffia hat. There are three styles available at the workshop and you’ll be able
to preview the styles before deciding which one to choose.

TEACHER – CLAIRE RICHARDS


LEARN TO SEW KNICKERS
MAY 29 OR JUNE 26

In this fun class, you’ll learn to make a pair of cute and comfy knickers
using stretch knit fabric and fold over elastic. 

We’ll use the Acacia underwear pattern by Megan Nielsen in this workshop. 
Sizing 0-20 & 14-30

TEACHER – CHARLOTTE NEWLAND


LEARN TO LOVE YOUR OVERLOCKER
SATURDAY 12 JUNE

Learn how to love your overlocker and use it with confidence in this comprehensive workshop.

TEACHER – PENNY FOLLOWS


MAKE A TILLY & THE BUTTONS TOP USING YOUR OVERLOCKER
SATURDAY 12 JUNE

Join us in this fun workshop to learn how to use your overlocker to make stretch
garments.  We’ll be making the very popular Tilly and The Buttons
Agnes Top. 

TEACHER – PENNY FOLLOWS


MAKE A STYLISH BLOUSE
SATURDAY 19 JUNE – 10AM – 6PM

Join us for a fun day making one of our most popular sewing patterns, The Blouse.
There is a maximum of 4 students in this workshop so you’ll enjoy lots of time
to make the blouse at an unrushed and easy pace.

TEACHER – NAOMI SKULL 
** only  2 spaces left **


MAKE YOUR OWN SMALL RAFFIA BAG
FRIDAY 25 JUNE

Get ready for the sun by making your own small raffia bag to add to your
sun-wardrobe. Three styles are available. Raffia  is so relaxing to work
with and no previous skills are necessary.

TEACHER – – CLAIRE RICHARDS


GET CREATIVE WITH CORD – COASTERS AND BOWLS
SATURDAY 26 JUNE

Get creative with cotton cord and make a rug for your mug – or a classic coaster for your cocktail glass plus you’ll use your new skills to defy gravity turning cord into a small bowl.

TEACHER – TESSA BERRY


To join our workshops and for more information head to our workshops page on our website. Any questions contact us at hello@theavidseamstress.co.uk

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