Wonderful Workshops

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.

  • An Introduction to Dressmaking - Summer Skirt Tutor: Jenny Atkinson
    17/06/2019 - 08/07/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Create a beautiful summer skirt that’s perfectly fitted to you! Follow the complete dressmaking journey from measuring, laying and cutting out pattern pieces and finally construction. Learn how to add pockets and insert a zip along the way.


  • Felt Making Romantic Landscapes - Tutor Linda Robinson
    29/06/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Romantic landscapes, a wet felt technique workshop. Using merino fibres in a painterly way create a landscape or flower garden scene. Which can be embellished at home with needle felting and stitch.


  • Free Machine Quilting - Tutor Lis Binns
    04/07/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Under the expert guidance of Lis Binns, refresh your straight line machine quilting skills and then explore the creative freedom that Free Motion Quilting can provide.


  • Super Roomy Toddler Dungarees - Tutor Jenny Atkinson
    06/07/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mums, Dads, Nana’s, Aunties & friends come along on this one day workshop to make a roomy pair of sweet dungarees perfect for your adorable toddler.


  • Embellishments and birds - Tutor, Annette Emms
    13/07/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Layer colourful scraps of scrim, lace, calico and wool fibres, using an embellishing machine or hand-held needle felting tool, to make a quirky birdy wall hanging.


  • An Introduction to Applique - Tutor Lis Binns
    05/09/2019 - 05/12/2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Lis Binns will introduce you to a variety of applique techniques including machine, hand and reverse applique in this four session workshop.


  • Dragonfly; an introduction to bead work - Tutor Lynda Howard
    07/09/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to create these beautiful beaded Dragonflies using a variety of different beads and techniques that can then be made into a pendant, a brooch or even added to your embroidery work. Perfect for beginners.


  • An Introduction to Dressmaking - Summer Skirt Tutor: Jenny Atkinson
    11/09/2019 - 02/10/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Create a beautiful skirt that’s perfectly fitted to you! Follow the complete dressmaking journey from measuring, laying and cutting out pattern pieces and finally construction. Learn how to add pockets and insert a zip along the way.


  • Lino Printing and Stitch (New details) Tutor - Louise Nichols
    14/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Louise will guide you through making your own lino cut ready to print and embellish. you will then be able to embellish and stitch your print and make it into a hanging, picture or a cushion, with the option of adding some of Louise’s prints to your work. Saturday 14 September 10-4pm and Sunday 15 September 10-3.30pm.


  • Winsy Folk Birds - Kathleen Murphy
    21/09/2019 - 22/09/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Kathleen as she shows you how to create your very own Winsy bird using felt, fabric scraps, embroidery and a few tall tales!


Bookings

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.

Cancellations

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