Kids Summer Sewing 9+yrs

School is out… Sewing machine classes are both fun and useful.   Book Kids Holiday Club sessions online>  early as there are  only 4 spaces available per session.£40 (for 2 sessions) £60 (for 4 sessions) £80 (for 6 sessions)   Kids Holiday Club sessions are sold in pairs, so that all projects started are completed across the 2 days. AllContinue reading “Kids Summer Sewing 9+yrs”

Beginner sewers – What do I do next?

OK, so if you now know where your machine’s flywheel is and know what a bobbin looks like, how to fill it and where it goes…. and perhaps getting to grips with how to sew a straight-ish line… then you might want to find a few projects that are not too hard and build some confidenceContinue reading “Beginner sewers – What do I do next?”

Sewing piling up? Get sewing THIS year

Here are some tips to help you to get sewing between chores, after work, whilst your baby sleeps or when that strap breaks! Get your machine out and leave it out. If your machine is easy to get to, then pulling up a chair and getting those trousers hemmed will be more achievable. This willContinue reading “Sewing piling up? Get sewing THIS year”

Santa paid for my sewing classes

Ho ho ho! Why not put a few sewing classes onto your Christmas wish list this year? That way you’ve one New Years resolution already sorted. Choose which new 2014 classes you’d like to attend, then add the booking page URL’s to your wish list for friends & family. Classes are £25 to £35 and a sewing group orContinue reading “Santa paid for my sewing classes”

More machine sewing classes in Ealing

I’m excited to give you a run down of the latest classes.. doing the class timetable right now.. we have small classes of 4-6 people and offer classes on Saturdays, Tuesday & Thursday mornings and weekday evenings for the 2 hour classes. Why not spend the holiday making some beautiful things. Let me know which you’dContinue reading “More machine sewing classes in Ealing”

Let’s get sewing – it’s almost … Christmas!

Many of you have said that you haven’t sewn for years and would like to get back into it – so I have added a Machine sewing refresher session to the list of classes. Perhaps you could sew new Christmas stockings for the family or even make a few gifts for friends. Here’s a list ofContinue reading “Let’s get sewing – it’s almost … Christmas!”

Road trip! The Knitting and Stitching Show

Why don’t you and a few friends go on a road trip to The Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace on 11-14 October, 10am-5.30pm. 4 ‘Mini’ tickets cost £38 for 4 instead of £15 on the door – advanced individual tickets are £12. (Pre-book tickets online before 5 October at noon.) There are heaps of amazing workshopsContinue reading “Road trip! The Knitting and Stitching Show”

Sewtember class dates

Supervised Sewing Groups: Wanna get back into sewing or build confidence working on a project on your own? Bring your own project and machine, I’m around to guide you if you get stuck – and of course there’s tea and cake!               Saturdays – 10am-1pm – 3 hour session, £15 @ W13 8JE               1 September, 13Continue reading “Sewtember class dates”

Handbag compartmentalisation

Check out group class dates and book or express interest. Classes start this weekend. Classes: Zips & button holes, Cushions and curtains, Alterations, Little girl’s dresses.  Here is a quick alteration – handbag compartmentalisation! So this bag was simply a big hole and everything just bundled into a mess at the bottom. Need some dividers here! IContinue reading “Handbag compartmentalisation”

What’s cooking for Jubilee?

Ingredients: 1x Dish cloth (with a fun design or colour) 2-4 meters Ribbon to match1 reel Thread to match Method: Hold the dish cloth to up to your body as you would like the apron to be positioned when finished. Pin the desired positions for the waist ties and measure the desired length. Measure theContinue reading “What’s cooking for Jubilee?”

Sewing projects for beginners

Making something you can use or simply something beautiful is very satisfying. But getting half way through a sewing project that is taking A LOT longer than anticipated is horrible – it takes a long time to get the motivation to finish the project or start a new one. So… make sure the project youContinue reading “Sewing projects for beginners”