We have a growing team of tutors, carefully chosen for their own creative talent and ability. Each tutor has extensive sewing experience and will guide you, patiently, through a wide range of projects. You will be encouraged to develop your own “style”, to choose your own colour and fabrics and to produce your own original work.

One Day Workshops

One day workshops are frequently held on Saturdays. These will be focused on a particular skill, design or project.
Please check through to see if there is anything that appeals to you and get in touch by email or telephone to let us know if you’d like to come.


Regular Workshops

Join one of our weekly on-going classes and extend and develop your sewing skills. Our teachers have extensive sewing experience and will guide you through a wide range of projects. In any class – you will be encouraged to use your own colour schemes to produce your own individual work. Please view our schedule below, for upcoming workshops and classes.


Sit and Sew

Come along to one of our sit and sew groups. There is no formal teaching but they are friendly, sociable and a great source of help.

Please read our workshop policy

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January 2020

Mary Turner’s Class

January 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Enjoy making different projects with Mary's skilled assistance.

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Let’s Make A Quilt

January 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

A group of people sitting at sewing machines with one woman helping

A class designed mainly for beginners to quilting, with expert guidance from Hilary. In our upstairs classroom.

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Independent Sewing Thursday Morning

January 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

A group for those who don't need help, enjoy a sociable atmosphere in which to sew your latest project.

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Independent Sewing Thursday Afternoon

January 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

A group for those who don't need help, enjoy a sociable atmosphere in which to sew your latest project.

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Thursday Evening Sewing Circle

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

A cosy evening group with some instruction from Hilary

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Eileen’s Masterclass

January 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

An exclusive group for experienced quilters, taught by Eileen Swart. Cost is £5, or £10 if Eileen is teaching on the day.

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Drop-in sit n sew

January 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

An ideal group to just drop in on the day if you wish, to enjoy sewing with like minded people

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Mini Textile Landscapes

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Create your own beautiful mini textile landscape with the expert help of textile artist Kate Slaughter. All fabric and materials included.   THIS IS NOW FULL    

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Upstairs Bears

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 28, 2020

A teddy bear next to a tub of pencils

A lovely bear making group in our upstairs classroom, tutored by Vicki Butler

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Independent Sewing Tuesday Morning

January 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

A group for those who don't need help, enjoy a sociable atmosphere in which to sew your latest project.

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Independent Sewing Tuesday Afternoon

January 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

A group for those who don't need help, enjoy a sociable atmosphere in which to sew your latest project.

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Layering Up

January 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

A close up of layers of wadding

Do you need help to layer up a quilt? There is a timetabled, dedicated session for this purpose, on Tuesdays between 4pm- 6pm.

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If you’d like to enquire about one of our workshops or classes or if you just want more information about our shop, please contact us.