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.

  • Creative Hand Embroidered Gardens for Beginners - Tutor Linda Robinson 8 week course
    06/03/2019 - 01/05/2019
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

During this 8 week course you will learn a variety of lovely hand embroidery stitches which will be combined to create a beautiful flower garden following step by step guidance. The course runs on Wednesday evenings 6 – 8.30pm.

  • An Introduction to Patchwork - Tutor Lis Binns
    07/03/2019 - 06/06/2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Starting from the very beginning learn how to create traditional patchwork blocks over this four session course with tutor Lis Binns.

  • Crochet Morning - Tutor April Haxby April/May 2019
    10/04/2019 - 22/05/2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Fortnightly crochet mornings ~ a great introduction to crochet, learn from the beginning, chain, single, double and triple crochet stitches will be demystified over four weeks. Great for beginners!

  • Feltmaking for Beginners 4 Week Course - Tutor Linda Robinson
    30/04/2019 - 21/05/2019
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Learn how to make felt using bright colourful merino fibres. You will be making pictures, learning how to use a resist to make a bowl and nuno felting a lovely silk and fibre scarf.

  • 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.

  • Machine Sewing for the Terrified - Tutor Linda Robinson
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Build your confidence by getting to know your machine with a step-by-step guide and lots of sewing practice.

  • Twilight Silhouette, Tutor - Gail Lawther
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monday 10am – 4pm – As the light of the sun fades, the silhouettes of different birds appear against the twilight landscapes. Create a beautiful silhouette wall hanging with Gail’s expert guidance.

  • Enchanted Garden, Tutor - Gail Lawther
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday 10am – 4pm Creating your own pretty scene from Gail’s Enchanted Garden series – choose either Dragonfly or Butterfly to stitch on the day, and you can take the other design away with you to do at home.

  • Natures Quilted Hanging; Tutor Louise Nichols
    15/06/2019 - 16/06/2019
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Natures Quilted Hanging with Louise Nichols. Create your own Lino prints that will then be embellished and turned into a wall hanging over the course of Saturday 15 June 10-4pm and Sunday 16 June 10-3:30pm

  • Sun Prints & Stitch - Tutor Sian Hughes
    22/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On Saturday, Sian will teach you the process of sun printing, working on paper initially using flowers, buttons, seeds and haberdashery objects to make lovely prints. Sunday will be a day of stitch working on your lovely prints with Linda


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