Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Book Workshops Online

We are excited to share with you our workshops for September 2016. We pride ourselves on the quality of our workshops and the expert tuition.
We provide copious amounts of  tea,coffee and biscuits all day and a warm welcome in either Busy Bees Shop or in the Community Centre just across from the shop. 

The workshops can be booked online via our website -

 or over the phone on 01633 810801

Mixed Media Print and Stitch with Sandra Rose

Saturday 10th September 10am - 4pm - £40.00

This will be a fun and stimulating day. Sandra will help you create interesting surfaces from paper and print which can then be embellished with stitch,buttons and trims. Create individual pieces of textile art to embellish cards,scrapbooks and lables.

Silk Ribbon Embroidered Bear with Ann Stuart - £70.00

A 6 session workshop held fortnightly starting on Thursday 15th September to Thursday 24th November. 10am - 12pm

Following the success of last year's class, Ann has agreed to run this workshop again.
Ann will teach you all the silk ribbon stitches to make this bear and some basic embroidery stitches to make this beautiful heirloom bear.

Sunflower Height Chart with Lisa Martin - £70.00

6 session class held fortnightly starting on Thursday 15th September and ending Thursday 24th November 2016. from 1pm - 3pm.

Lisa will be teaching you how to create this fun memory making height chart. Instead of marking the bedroom door as the children grow taller, now you can do it style. 
A fun mix of patchwork and applique which Lisa's expert tuition will help you achieve with both hand and machine stitching.

Basic Overlocking Skills with Beccy Paget

Saturday 17th September 10am - 4pm - £40.00

Have you a lonely overlocker banished to the attic or under the stairs, well now is as good as time as any to get it out and book on this class. 
Beccy has a vast knowledge of these machines and will show you that it is not as scary as you think and you will be soon using it to make garments for yourself and family. Learn how to adjust tensions, threads, cutting and much more.

Beginner's Sampler Quilt
A 10 week course starting on Tuesday 20th September ending Tuesday 22nd November 
10am - 12pm

Ann has helped such a lot of people achieve their dream of making a quilt. Believe it or not this is a beginners quilt. Each week you will learn a different block and at the end of the course how to put the quilt together and then how to quilt it. Tumbling blocks, dresden plate, honey bee these are the names of some of the blocks you will be learning. 

So Simple Dressmaking with Beccy Paget - 1pm - 3pm - £100.00 

A 10 week course starting on Tuesday 20th September ending on Tuesday 22nd November.

This workshop is designed for beginners.

Dressmaking is such a satisfying hobby, wearing a garment you have made yourself is the ultimate in designer wear. 
Beccy will teach you how to read a pattern, explain the markings, simple adjusting and so much more. 
You may choose your own pattern, but, please choose something simple! If you are not sure have chat with Beccy before booking on the course.

Forest of Dreams with Lisa Martin
Saturday 24th September 10am - 4pm - £40.00

With Lisa's wonderful use of colour, this rich and mysterious machine and hand embroidered picture will grace any wall.
You will learn to appreciate how to use fabric and threads as your art making medium, learning all the skills necessary to complete this wonderful picture,learning all the basic skills required to maybe design your own piece of art work.

Crochet Shawl with Gaelle Henriet

Saturday 24th September - 10am -4pm  £40.00

This year Gaelle has designed a beautiful crocheted shawl, this is not a class for the beginner but for those who like to take their skills a little further. 
A great workshop for those cooler evenings and a superb present for Christmas. Not many places for this workshop so book early to avoid disappointment.

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