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.

  • Twilight Silhouette, Tutor - Gail Lawther
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monday 10am – 4pm – As the light of the sun fades, the silhouettes of different birds appear against the twilight landscapes. Create a beautiful silhouette wall hanging with Gail’s expert guidance.

  • Enchanted Garden, Tutor - Gail Lawther
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday 10am – 4pm Creating your own pretty scene from Gail’s Enchanted Garden series – choose either Dragonfly or Butterfly to stitch on the day, and you can take the other design away with you to do at home.

  • Natures Quilted Hanging; Tutor Louise Nichols
    15/06/2019 - 16/06/2019
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Natures Quilted Hanging with Louise Nichols. Create your own Lino prints that will then be embellished and turned into a wall hanging over the course of Saturday 15 June 10-4pm and Sunday 16 June 10-3:30pm

  • Sun Prints & Stitch - Tutor Sian Hughes
    22/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On Saturday, Sian will teach you the process of sun printing, working on paper initially using flowers, buttons, seeds and haberdashery objects to make lovely prints. Sunday will be a day of stitch working on your lovely prints with Linda

  • Embellishments and birds - Tutor, Annette Emms
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Layer colourful scraps of scrim, lace, calico and wool fibres, using an embellishing machine or hand-held needle felting tool, to make a quirky birdy wall hanging.

  • 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.

  • Embellish a Lino Print, Applique Cushion. Tutor Louise Nichols
    14/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm

A weekend workshop with Louise Nichols learning embellishing techniques including applique and embroidery stitches on pre-printed Lino prints of either a hare of a cowparsley that you will then transform into cushion cover. Saturday 14 September 10-4pm and Sunday 15 September 10-3.30pm.

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

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

  • Whimsical Wall hanging, Tutor - Emily Notman
    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.

  • Mono Print Haberdashery - Tutor Flossy Teacake
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On this Saturday workshop with Flossy Teacake create a beautiful mixed media mono-printed picture based on items from the haberdashery.


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