Just for Fun

Come and spend a few hours or a whole day at our wonderful studio near Wallingford in Oxfordshire. Bring a friend or spend time with like minded beginner sewers and have fun learning a new skill 

Check out the full range of workshops below

Wreath Making

Standard: Beginner, no sewing experience required.

Our wreath making workshops are a fun, relaxed day out and perfect for stretching your creative muscles in our beautiful Oxfordshire studio, near Wallingford. Whether you fancy yourself as a crafty type or just want to have a laugh trying something new and getting creative.

 

The wreath making workshop allows you to go away with something truly unique to hang in your home or show the world on your front door.

 

Not just for Christmas, these wreaths can be personalised for any occasion, maybe a new baby girl or boy, new home, themed to match your home décor, Easter or Mother’s Day.

 

We have all you will need to create a beautiful wreath, with a wide selection of colours and patterns to choose from, you just need to bring any personal touches you want to add in that holds a unique memory, making it the perfect gift.

 

The Day

Arrive for 10.00am

Coffee and tea with something tasty before you start

A light lunch @ 1pm

Finish by 4.30pm

Workshop Price: £75 

We have spaces on the wreath making workshop

on Tuesday 18th February

 

Tote Bag Making

Standard: Beginner, no sewing experience required.

 

Our Tote Bag Making workshop, in our beautiful studio near Wallingford is a lovely day to share with a friend and go away with something beautiful. We will teach you to make a lined Tote bag with an internal pocket and useful little pouch with a popper for storing all the extras.

 

This course is for total beginners and we know anyone can do it! You don’t need to bring anything just energy and enthusiasm. Once everyone has arrived you can choose from our lovely fabrics and we have all the bits and pieces you will need.

The Day

Arrive for 10.00am

Coffee and tea with something tasty before you start

A light lunch @ 1pm

Finish by 4:30pm 

Cake & tea or coffee to finish

 

Workshop Price: £75

Cushion Making 

Standard: Beginner, no sewing experience required.

 

If you have always wanted to know how to make cushions this is the day for you. We will show you how to make a simple wrapped cushion which is quick but looks great. You will be able to take this cover home as a guide for the future.

 

Then once you have got used to our machines we will move on to zips and if you are brave enough piping. We want you to go home with a beautiful cushion - you decide if it’s a simple wrapped or fully piped and zipped.

 

We provide all materials so choose from our fabric lengths and get sewing!

The Day

Arrive for 10.00am

Coffee and tea with something tasty before you start

A light lunch @ 1pm

Finish by 4:30pm 

Cake & tea or coffee to finish

 

Workshop Price £95

We have spaces on a cushion course

on Wednesday 19th February

 

Weekend Bag Making

Standard: Intermediate sewing experience required.

 

You don’t want to take a case for a night away, but a carrier bag just doesn’t look the part! Come and spend a day in our lovely studio and make a truly unique weekend bag.

You choose the fabric, zip and strap colours from our selection and make an individual soft sided bag that will be the answer to overhead luggage racks on trains or planes.

 

We provide all materials so choose from our fabric lengths and get sewing!

The morning is spent making the body of the bag and the lining and there’s lots of top stitching. The corners will take some practice but we have some samples to try before you do the real thing. You’ll be well on your way by lunchtime.

In the Afternoon it’s time for the zip and straps then the last finishing touches.

The Day

Arrive for 9.30am

Coffee and tea with something tasty before you start

Light lunch @ 12:30pm and time to take a break and sit outside if it’s a warm day.

5.30pm Tea and a rewarding cake before you go home to impress everyone with your stunning bag.

 

Workshop Price £95

 

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