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.

  • Patchwork & Quilt as you Go. Tutor - Fiona Macauley Davies
    03/02/2018 - 24/02/2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop event is over 2 days, Sat 3rd of February 10am -1pm and Saturday 24th Feb 10am – 4pm.
A morning of Patchwork piecing followed by a day of learning the Quilt as you Go technique, your quilt size is 39 inches x 39 inches.

  • Crazy Patchwork & Embroidery, Tutor - Linda Robinson
    27/02/2018 - 24/04/2018
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sumptuous silks, cool cottons, warm velvets and lace if you love fabrics, beads and embroidery this Crazy Patchwork course is perfect for you. Eight weeks of stitch indulgence to include ribbon work, Tuesday mornings between 10 and 12.30 are mornings just for you… Dates are – 27th Feb, 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th March & 10th, 17th, 24th April 2018

  • Two Purses in a Day - Tutor Emma Redfern
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm

One purse is never enough, have fun on the day workshop making two purses a zipped purse which is always a firm favourite, then in the afternoon learn how to draw your own pattern to make a beautiful clutch purse.

  • Sewing For Pleasure Coach Trip NEC Birmingham
    8:00 am - 7:15 pm

If you love dressmaking, patchwork, embroidery, knitting, felt making, card making, cake decorating and more this is the trip for you. Exhibitions by national and international textile artists. There is so much to see and do, it’s arguably the BEST show in the North.

  • Felt Making Romantic Landscapes - Tutor Linda Robinson
    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.

  • A Garden Canvas, Tutor - Anne Brooke
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Working from an inspirational image we will create a stitched garden border that will be ‘drawn’ over with your sewing machine and further hand embellished with lovely threads buttons and beads.

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

Take the challenge of minimal materials – to create a charming Birdy stitched collage canvas using a collage technique and hand or machine embroidery to finish

  • Fur & Feather Embroidery - Tutor Sarah Perry
    21/04/2018 - 22/04/2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Working in layers of stitch you will produce a raised bird or animal to apply to a background fabric. A wonderful way of producing a sculptured, life-like work of art.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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