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.

  • Totes Amazing - Tutor Emma Redfern
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm

With expert guidance from tutor Emma, make a super stylish tote bag finished with beautiful leather handles and a delicious fabric lined zipped inner pocket.

  • 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.

  • Art Quilt with Paper, Fabric and Stitch Tutor - Maria Thomas
    15/09/2018 - 16/09/2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enjoy this 2 day course, Sat & Sun 15th 16th Sept 2018 combine traditional patchwork techniques and contemporary ideas with textile artist Maria Thomas. A weekend of exploring the possibilities and creativity of modern day textiles.

  • Creative Hand Embroidered Gardens for Beginners - Tutor Linda Robinson 8 week course
    18/09/2018 - 06/11/2018
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesday evenings, 6.30 -9pm beginners hand embroidery course, over the 8 weeks learn a variety of lovely hand embroidery stitches then with step by step guidance embroider yourself a beautiful flower garden.

  • Free Machine Embroidery - Tutor Linda Robinson
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discover how to use your machine needle as a drawing tool and create a selection of samples suitable for decorating bags, books or cards. Great beginners day.

  • Whimsical Wall hanging, Tutor - Emily Notman
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

THERE IS NOW A SECOND DATE AVAILABLE ON 3rd NOV 2018 Please scroll down.
A creative day with Emily, embracing a range of mixed media methods to create a whimsical wall hanging.

  • Winter Tale Teacups - Tutor Kathleen Murphy
    13/10/2018 - 14/10/2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On this 2 day workshop create a miniature 3D festive winter wonderland on a teacup. Enter the world of Murgatroyd & Bean; stitch a wooded scene of a winter landscape atop a vintage teacup using felt, fabric scraps and embroidery.

  • 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.

  • Whimsical Wall hanging, Tutor - Emily Notman
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A creative day with Emily, embracing a range of mixed media methods to create a whimsical wall hanging.

  • Patchwork for Beginners, Tutor Linda Robinson
    13/11/2018 - 04/12/2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Patchwork for beginners, 4 weeks Tuesday Evenings during Nov/Dec 2018 6pm – 9pm. 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.


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