• Bee Hive, FPP. Tutor - Linda Robinson
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Booking Information: online payments are taken securely via PayPal – you do not need to have a Paypal account. If you prefer not to book and pay online, please call Linda or Rebecca on 01995 603363 or email linda@creativethreadworkshops.co.uk  to book your place.

About Your Workshop

Foundation paper piecing has become more popular recently, and there are lots of patterns available by todays designers. Our lovely bee hive pattern is by Susi Ullman from Tiny Toffee designs and is the perfect beginners project.

Foundation paper piecing designs are created by sewing fabric to a printed paper pattern piece, loved because it can be used to create very precise points, shapes and designs, however it doesn’t have to be difficult you can use it to create quite simple blocks also.

Join us to demystify this step by step technique and make your own bee hive, learn how to work with your foundation pattern, following a series of steps from positioning your fabrics to machine sewing and trimming seams using your add a 1/4 inch ruler. Pick up tips on needle sizes, pressing your fabrics to create a crisp result.

Finish off your beautiful hive with a couple of embroidered bees and a trimmed hoop ready to hang.

You will need to be competent with your sewing machine to complete this workshop.

You will need

Pattern and fabric kit available from the shop included in your workshop price.

  • Sewing machine
  • 90/14 machine needle
  • Neutral thread
  • Add a 1/4 inch ruler
  • Small cutting mat,
  • rotary cutter
  • seam ripper
  • sewing kit
  • fabric scissors
  • Note pad, pencil
  • optional (temporary) fabric glue stick
  • iron
  • A light box if you have one, not essential.
  • Lunch


68b Church Street, Garstang, Lancashire, PR3 1YA, United Kingdom


Our Creative Thread Studio sits above our new shop, at 68b Church Street. We opened on the 21st July 2018,

The studio space offers excellent light to work and air conditioning, comfy chairs and two work surfaces for you. We have ample plug sockets and ironing surfaces, facilities to provide refreshments, a microwave.

However the studio is on the first floor. We can offer to carry your machines and bags up stairs for you.