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.

  • 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.

  • Beaded Needle Case and Festive Angels ~ Tutor Lynda Howard
    04/11/2019 - 25/11/2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Spend four weeks gaining a bank of knowledge on two of the fundamental building blocks of beading: Brick stitch and Peyote stitch. By working through the design, draft and implementation process of a number of projects you will learn not only how to work with the two stitches but also how they can be modified and manipulated to fit the projects of your imagination!

  • Janome 230DC Sewing Machine
    19/11/2019 - 20/12/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enjoy your sewing projects with this Janome 230DC sewing machine, at a great offer price of £299.00, has a hard cover for protection and includes an extension table. RRP £349.00 two available to order, ‘Register now’ will take you through to payment.

  • Winter Village Wreath - Tutor Flossy Teacake
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On this Saturday workshop create a beautiful winter village scene set within a twiggy wreath that can be enjoyed year after year.

  • Needle Felted Tomte with Linda
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create your very own festive Tomte on this fun Saturday workshop with Linda. Using a needle felting technique there is no sewing required!

  • Crochet Morning - Tutor April Haxby Jan/Feb 2020
    08/01/2020 - 12/02/2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Fortnightly crochet mornings 10.30am -12pm~ a great introduction to crochet. Learn from the beginning and chain, single, double and triple crochet stitches will be demystified over four weeks. Great for beginners and those wishing to improve their technique.

  • Batik Landscapes - Tutor Jenny O'Leary
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Using landscapes as inspiration you will experiment with various conventional and unconventional batik techniques and tools to capture the essence of your landscape on fabric.

  • Seedpods Folded Book Using Batik on Tissue - Tutor Jenny O'Leary
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create your own beautiful folded book. Using seedpods, and other plants, as inspiration experiment with conventional and unconventional batik techniques on tissue paper to create your own unique book.

  • Stitched Collage - Tutor Anne Brooke
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday’s Stitched Collage, a lovely day of creativity with Anne Brooke, bring along an image to work from and engross yourself in collage, stitch and embellishment.


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