Wonderful Workshops


Workshops are a wonderful way to explore your creativity, make new friends, learn new skills and relax away from everyday life.

Our workshop venues in and around Garstang offer space and large work areas. They are equipped with excellent lighting and seating facilities, for your comfort, they are warm and airy. Remember when booking a workshop to check which of our many venues you will be attending.

  • Mono-Printing Day - Tutor Diane Jones
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Let Diane Jones inspire you with colour and guide you through the techniques of working on a silk screen.

  • Mono-Printing Day - Tutor Diane Jones
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Let Diane Jones inspire you with colour and guide you through the techniques of working on a silk screen.

  • Shibori Felt; Tutor - Linda Robinson
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Felt making with Shibori techniques, a fascinating way of creating textured, undulating surfaces in felt making, we will make a collection of pieces in scrumptious contrasting colours… once dry you will be able to add stitch at home.

  • Iron Travel Caddy, Tutor - Linda Robinson
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm

A handy travel bag for your iron, make this great addition to your workshop kit; this little bag carries your iron and doubles as a heat resistant ironing surface.

  • Patchwork for Beginners, Tutor Linda Robinson
    05/06/2018 - 26/06/2018
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Patchwork for beginners, 4 weeks in June during the morning we will be making a Half Square Triangle pieced quilt a perfect block with lots of layout options to make an individual mini quilt for your lap, a sofa throw or a childs cot quilt.

  • Two Purses in a Day - Tutor Emma Redfern
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm

One purse is never enough, have fun on the day workshop making two purses a zipped purse which is always a firm favourite, then in the afternoon learn how to draw your own pattern to make a beautiful clutch purse.

  • Transfer Print A Lovely Stitched Book Cover. Tutor - Diana Morrison
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A lovely day of Transfer Printing and stitch, print your own fabrics with Diana’s guidance; then with either machine or hand embroidery make your printed fabrics into a beautiful notebook cover.

  • Needle Weave a Picture - Tutor Linda Robinson
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to create a woven picture using textured yarns in a creative way using woven filling stitch with your tutor, Linda Robinson.

  • Preserving the Precious - Tutor Kathleen Murphy
    07/07/2018 - 08/07/2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a weekend of Slow stitch and capturing memories, with Kathleen from Murgatroyd and Bean. Embellish, embroider and preserve precious objects which we keep safe as they hold memories of places we have been or people we have loved.
This is a 2 day workshop over the weekend starting 10am Saturday 7th July to 4pm Sunday 8th July 2018

  • Stories in the Round, Tutor - Liz Cooksey
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A wonderful day with Liz Cooksey professional artist and teacher, join Liz on a journey, making your own small intricate composition using crochet, tatting and hand stitch.


Want To Book A Course That's Fully Booked?

If you’re interested in a workshop that is fully booked, please email us – we can add you to a reserve list or make sure you’re first to know next time we run the workshop.

Can't Make That Date?

Also let us know if there is a workshop that you’re interested in but can’t make. If you'd like to attend a workshop on a textile topic not shown here, feel free to let us know by phoning us or send us an email...

Looking forward to hearing from you. Don't forget to pop back regularly to check for new workshops and events!

Happy Sewing, Linda.


Cancellation Policy

- To secure your chosen workshop we ask for full payment at the time of booking

- If you discover later you are unable to attend please let us know as soon as possible, we may be able to offer you an alternative date

- With more than 2 weeks’ notice of cancellation, we can offer you a refund; however a £10 administration fee will be kept for all cancellations

- Cancellations within two weeks of the event will only be refunded if your place can be filled. We will try our best to fill your place