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 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.


  • Gathering - Journal course, Mon 6.30 - 9pm Tutor; Linda Robinson
    09/09/2019 - 25/11/2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Gathering a 12 week journal course on printing methods and stitch, including eco printing, rust mark making, photo prints, cyanotype, enhanced with stitch and embroidery, Suffolk puffs, hexie’s, cord making, inches and weaving to name a few.
If you love the experimental side of textiles this is the course for you.


  • Gathering - Journal course, 10am - 12.30pm Tutor; Linda Robinson
    10/09/2019 - 26/11/2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Gathering a 12 week journal course on printing methods and stitch, including eco printing, rust mark making, photo prints, cyanotype, enhanced with stitch and embroidery, Suffolk puffs, hexie’s, cord making, inches and weaving to name a few.
If you love the experimental side of textiles this is the course for you.


  • Beginners Dressmaking Skirt, Tuesday Evening; Tutor - Jenny Atkinson
    10/09/2019 - 01/10/2019
    6:00 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.


  • Crochet Morning Sept/Oct - Tutor April Haxby Sept/Oct 2019
    11/09/2019 - 23/10/2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Crochet Morning NovDec - Tutor April Haxby Nov/Dec 2019
    06/11/2019 - 18/12/2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The next learn to Crochet block will start early 2020. Fortnightly crochet mornings 10.30am -12pm~ 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 and improvers.


  • 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!


  • Emily Notman Textures and stitch, Tutor - Emily Notman
    05/10/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A creative Saturday with Emily, embracing a range of mixed media methods with stitch to create exciting textures for hand stitch and embellishment.


  • Whimsical Wall hanging, Tutor - Emily Notman
    06/10/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A creative Sunday stitching with Emily, embracing a range of mixed media methods to create an embroidered landscape vessel suitable for a candle or flowers.


  • A Beginners Introduction to Machine Sewing - Tutor Linda Robinson
    16/10/2019 - 06/11/2019
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Master the basics of a machine sewing, from how to thread up the machine to sewing in a straight line! You’ll get lots of practice with your sewing machine creating a variety of easy to sew projects.


  • Tote Bag with Pockets - Tutor Jenny Atkinson
    19/10/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In just one day create your very own beautiful roomy tote bag complete with pockets, a zip closure and shoulder straps.


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