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We're so excited that our workshops programme will be resuming soon - we can't wait to see you all again! Our classes and courses are now being uploaded onto our website, please bear with us - if you have any questions in the meantime, please call us on 01353 664000 (Ely) or 01284 755459 (Bury St Edmunds)


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Advent Calendar BURY Saturday 13 November 10am-4pm Advent Calendar BURY Saturday 13 November 10am-4pm
£60.00
6 in stock
In this workshop at our Bury St Edmunds store, you will make a fabric Advent Calendar just in time for your Christmas daily treat. You will learn how to accurately construct and sew the front using a fabric panel before backing, quilting and binding your calendar. We will provide the advent panel, wadding, backing and binding - we will ask you to choose your advent panel from a selection before th…
Advent Calendar ELY Saturday 6 November 10am-4pm Advent Calendar ELY Saturday 6 November 10am-4pm
£60.00
4 in stock
In this workshop at our Ely store, you will make a fabric Advent Calendar just in time for your Christmas daily treat. You will learn how to accurately construct and sew the front using a fabric panel before backing, quilting and binding your calendar. We will provide the advent panel, wadding, backing and binding - we will ask you to choose your advent panel from a selection before the day of the…
Christmas Table Runner ELY Saturday 20 November 10am-4pm Christmas Table Runner ELY Saturday 20 November 10am-4pm
£40.00
5 in stock
Our Christmas Table Runner class with Alison Pritchard is a great project for those new to foundation piecing, machine quilting and quilt finishing. Alison will cover quite a few techniques during this one day workshop - the project itself will need to be completed at home but you will have instructions to get you on your way ... and we're always available in the shop if you have any queries after…
Christmas Tree Decoration and Make-up Bag ELY Saturday 4 December 10am-4pm Christmas Tree Decoration and Make-up Bag ELY Saturday 4 December 10am-4pm
£40.00
5 in stock
These are two quick sewing makes that make perfect presents - great to personalise and great for last minute gifts ideas! In this class Alison Pritchard will take you through the patterns and techniques to complete both projects - you'll go home wanting to make more! Price: £40 Class size: 5 maximum Skills needed: This workshop is aimed at patchwork and quilting beginners - but ideally you should…
Dressmaking for Beginners ELY 4 weeks Tuesday 2/11, 9/11, 16/11, 23/11) 6pm-8.30pm Dressmaking for Beginners ELY 4 weeks Tuesday 2/11, 9/11, 16/11, 23/11) 6pm-8.30pm
£150.00
1 in stock
Our popular Beginners Dressmaking four-week evening course at our Ely shop with Irena Gibbs. You'll be learning a whole raft of sewing and dressmaking techniques over four weeks, consecutive Tuesday evenings, making sure you're well equipped for your dressmaking journey. During the course you will be making your own version of the Coco dress from Tilly and the Buttons - with Irena's guidance and s…
FULL Crochet for Beginners BURY Saturday 30 October 10am-1pm FULL Crochet for Beginners BURY Saturday 30 October 10am-1pm
£40.00
Out of stock
Learn to crochet on this Beginners Crochet class in our Bury St Edmund store. During the session you will learn crochet basics and get started on a gorgeous crocheted granny square. This workshop is taught by Diane Bayliss and is suitable for absolute beginners and anyone wanting to refresh their crochet skills. Diane has a lot of patience and will make sure you gain a good working knowledge of ba…
FULL Get To Know Your Sewing Machine ELY Saturday 9 October 10am-4pm FULL Get To Know Your Sewing Machine ELY Saturday 9 October 10am-4pm
£40.00
Out of stock
Have you got a new sewing machine and you're not sure where to start with it? Maybe you've had one for a while and would like some guidance on how it can really help your sewing? Or maybe you'd just like a little refresher - if you're answer is YES to any of these, then this session is for you! In this one day workshop, Pat will introduce you to your sewing machine and get you started on your sewi…
FULL Get To Know Your Sewing Machine ELY Thursday 28 October 10am-4pm FULL Get To Know Your Sewing Machine ELY Thursday 28 October 10am-4pm
£40.00
Out of stock
Have you got a new sewing machine and you're not sure where to start with it? Maybe you've had one for a while and would like some guidance on how it can really help your sewing? Or maybe you'd just like a little refresher - if you're answer is YES to any of these, then this session is for you! In this one day workshop, Pat will introduce you to your sewing machine and get you started on your sewi…
Get To Know Your Sewing Machine BURY Thursday 14 October 10am-4pm Get To Know Your Sewing Machine BURY Thursday 14 October 10am-4pm
£40.00
1 in stock
Have you got a new sewing machine and you're not sure where to start with it? Maybe you've had one for a while and would like some guidance on how it can really help your sewing? Or maybe you'd just like a little refresher - if you're answer is YES to any of these, then this session is for you! In this one day workshop, Pat will introduce you to your sewing machine and get you started on your sewi…
Get To Know Your Sewing Machine ELY Saturday 13 November 10am-4pm Get To Know Your Sewing Machine ELY Saturday 13 November 10am-4pm
£40.00
Out of stock
Have you got a new sewing machine and you're not sure where to start with it? Maybe you've had one for a while and would like some guidance on how it can really help your sewing? Or maybe you'd just like a little refresher - if you're answer is YES to any of these, then this session is for you! In this one day workshop, Pat will introduce you to your sewing machine and get you started on your sewi…
Introduction to Machine Piecing BURY Saturday 16 October 9.30am-12.30pm Introduction to Machine Piecing BURY Saturday 16 October 9.30am-12.30pm
£40.00
2 in stock
We're delighted to welcome local quilt designer Cait Lisle, of Cait Lisle Designs, to Sew Much To Do. In this workshop, Cait will introduce you to machine piecing and you will be making your first quilt top using the easy and versatile disappearing nine patch block. You will learn the essentials of rotary cutting and machine piecing, and will be taught how to construct the block. You will leave wi…
Needle Felted Brooches BURY Saturday 6 November 10am-1pm Needle Felted Brooches BURY Saturday 6 November 10am-1pm
£45.00
6 in stock
We are delighted to welcome Annie Brown, of Annie Brown Needle Felting, to our Bury St Edmunds store. This Needle Felted Brooches workshop is perfect for those new to felting, or those looking to develop their needle felting techniques. You’ll get to learn more about Annie's sheep and see samples of their wool, natural and dyed. You'll also see examples of Annie's work close up so that you can see…
Needle Felted Brooches ELY Saturday 30 October 10am-1pm Needle Felted Brooches ELY Saturday 30 October 10am-1pm
£45.00
Out of stock
We are delighted to welcome Annie Brown, of Annie Brown Needle Felting, to our Ely store. This Needle Felted Brooches workshop is perfect for those new to felting, or those looking to develop their needle felting techniques. You’ll get to learn more about Annie's sheep and see samples of their wool, natural and dyed. You'll also see examples of Annie's work close up so that you can see how the dif…
Needle Felted Landscapes BURY Saturday 9 October 10am-1pm Needle Felted Landscapes BURY Saturday 9 October 10am-1pm
£45.00
3 in stock
We are delighted to welcome local artist Annie Brown, of Annie Brown Needle Felting, to our Bury St Edmunds store. This Needle Felted Landscapes workshop is perfect for those new to needle felting, or those looking to develop their needle felting techniques. You’ll get to learn more about Annie's sheep and see samples of their wool, natural and dyed. You'll also see examples of Annie's work close…
Needle Felted Landscapes ELY Saturday 16 October 10am-1pm Needle Felted Landscapes ELY Saturday 16 October 10am-1pm
£45.00
2 in stock
We are delighted to welcome local artist Annie Brown, of Annie Brown Needle Felting, to our Ely store. This Needle Felted Landscapes workshop is perfect for those new to needle felting, or those looking to develop their needle felting techniques. You’ll get to learn more about Annie's sheep and see samples of their wool, natural and dyed. You'll also see examples of Annie's work close up so that y…

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