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.

  • Dear Emma Teaches Stitched Lampshades- Tutor Cathy Emmott
    14/03/2020 - 15/03/2020
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend the weekend with Cathy Emmott, who works under the name Dear Emma Designs, to create a stunning stitched lampshade that will perfectly compliment your home.


  • Sewing For Pleasure Coach Trip NEC Birmingham 2020
    22/03/2020
    8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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


  • Tote Bag with Pockets - Tutor Jenny Atkinson
    28/03/2020
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Spend the day learning lots of skills to create your very own beautiful roomy tote bag complete with pockets, a zip closure and shoulder straps.


  • A Tiny Stitched Garden - Tutor, Janet Browne
    18/04/2020
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In this relaxed workshop Janet will show you how to make your very own tiny stitched garden using free motion machine embroidery combined with reverse applique and finished with hand stitch.


  • Embellished Textile Books - Tutor, Annette Emms
    25/04/2020 - 26/04/2020
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create your very own fabric ‘story book’ with pages of layered fabrics including recycled fabric, felt, scrim and lace all beautifully embellished using applique, needle felting and hand stitching. A workshop where you can really let your imagination free!


  • Embroidered 3D Flowers - Tutor Corinne Young
    09/05/2020
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Using embroidery and stumpwork techniques Corinne will show you how to create your very own 3D flowers that can be used to decorate your home, clothes or textile work!


  • Stitched Collage - Tutor Anne Brooke
    16/05/2020
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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.


  • Mono-Printing Day - Tutor Diane Jones
    06/06/2020
    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 to make mono prints using procion dyes.


  • Manipulated Fabric Heart- Tutor Kate's Kloth's
    20/06/2020
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Create a beautiful fabric heart that is full of texture and depth. Kate will demonstrate traditional and modern fabric manipulation techniques that introduce volume and interest allowing you to create your very own stunning piece of art.


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