Friday, 30 December 2011

10% Off Courses

Book any full price course before 1st January and get 10% off.

You can view the course brochure at the link below

Please note: this offer does not apply to weekly courses or those already discounted.

Saturday, 10 December 2011

Cuddle Critter Kits - New in!

These cute soft Cuddle Critters make an Ideal Christmas gift to make yourself and give as a present or to give to someone to sew themselves they are quick and easy to do there are 4 available Enzo the Elephant, Darla the duck, Bailey the Bear and Poochie the Puppy, All available in store or mail order, (free postage)while stocks last,

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Enrolling now for sewing classes!

Weather you are a complete beginner or have some experience we have classes to suit all abilities. Work on your own project at your own pace with no exam at the end!

Why not make your own outfit for the office party or gifts for family and friends?

Soft furnishing and creative crafts

Tues & Weds 10.00-1.00pm


Thurs 10.00-1.00pm

Patchwork & Quilting

Thurs 10.00-1.00pm

Six & Seven week sessions, only £11.25 a session!

Places are limited so why not book yours today?

Call 0115 9881551 for more information or to book a place.

Friday, 14 October 2011

Morsbag day

If you have half an hour to spare tomorrow (Saturday 15th - 10.00-2.00pm) why not call in to the shop and make yourself a morsbag! As well as having fun creating your own bag you will be helping the enviroment, as one morsbag is equivelant to 80 plastic carrier bags.
All materials are provided but donations of curtains, duvet covers etc are welcome.
PS The kettle will be on for a quick cuppa while you stitch your bag!
For more info about morsbags visit

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Cutwork Embroidery Designs

My technique class this month will show you how to use the cutwork tool kit to create free standing designs on paper and fabric. Why not join me this Thursday 15th September 10.00-1.00pm and stitch out some fabulous designs for yourself? To reserve your place call us on 0115 9881551

Monday, 11 July 2011

New Website

We are currently building our new website ; There will be some new exciting features, and a new look.

It will be 2 to 3 months before it is live, in the meantime, you can use our established site,

Thursday, 23 June 2011

New Company Name

On the 1st June 2011, Husqvarna Studio Nottingham  became Coles Sewing Centre Ltd, still owned by Rosemary & Neil, and still there to give you the same service. We will be gradually re branding ourselves, and if you look closely on the  blogger homepage you will see our new logo gradually appear!

We look forward to serving you under our new name, and would like to thank you for your custom to Husqvarna Studio Nottingham.

Yours sincerely

Rosemary & Neil

Saturday, 18 June 2011

Talking Texture Workshop

Using Friendly Plastic make fabulous embellishments for bags, cards and art pieces.

Whether you want bright and shiny, rusty old metal or anything in between the tutor Liz Welch will show you how to achieve your desires!

Wednesday 22nd June 10.00-4.00pm £28.00

To book a place call 0115 9881551

Friday, 17 June 2011

Warehouse Sale

A busy morning in the fabric department upstairs with supermarket style queues!

 Still plenty of bargains left, and all day tomorrow to go!

Monday, 6 June 2011

Unbelievable a Designer Diamond for the price of a Ruby!

We have 4 original brand new Designer Diamonds  at only £3499, the same price as the lower spec Ruby model!  Grab one before they get away!  Get one today!

Friday, 3 June 2011

News News News!

The late spring newsletter is now available, as is the summer courses brochure, and a list of new products!
 Please go to Summer Brochures  ,

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Designer Diamond deLuxe

Yesterday was exciting Wednesday, our new Designer Diamond deLuxe arrived!

It has a brand new feature the deLuxe Stitch System - thread portioning feeds the correct amount of thread for every stitch no matter what type of thread.

It also continuously measures the fabric thickness to portion the correct amount of thread for every stitch whilst embroidering.
So perfect results everytime!

And if that wasn't enough it has 1222 stitches (30 new ones) plus 380 embroidery designs included!

Along with its new eye catching design its a truly fantastic machine, why not come and try it for yourself on our launch day this Saturday?

Give us a call 0115 9881551 to reserve your place.

Designer Diamond De Luxe now in store!

It has arrived and is wonderful!  Don't forget our launch  party this Saturday 21st  May!

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Husqvarna Designer Diamond deLuxe

Building on the success of its predecessor, this gem delivers nothing but sparkling, high quality results with its 'hidden treasure' of inovation.

Only four days to go until the UK dealer launch of the new inovative Designer Diamond deLuxe.

Why not come and see it for yourself at our official launch on Saturday 21st May?

Call now to register for a place 0115 9881551

Friday, 6 May 2011

New Designer Diamond deLuxe

Who dose'nt want to spend less time and effort on machine adjustments?

Who dose'nt want high quiality results regardless of fabric type or thread?

What about gorgeous stitches on both sides of the fabric?

Then get ready for the NEW crown jewel of convience!

Next week Husqvarna Viking will be launching the NEW Designer Diamond deLuxe sewing and embroidery machine.

We would like to invite you to join us on Saturday 21st May for the launch of this fantastic new machine give us a call to reserve your place 0115 9881550 or visit our website sneak a peak!

Monday, 11 April 2011

Little Book of Secrets

Workshop with Liz Welch

Saturday 16th April 10.00-4.00pm

Tied with a friendly plastic bead trimmed ribbon this charming little book is fun to create. Not only do you learn how to make the covers from friendly plastic using joining, texturing and colouring techniques, you also learn how to fold and cut the pages inside.

Call 0115 9881551 to reserve your place!

Friday, 1 April 2011

Eileen Blood visits the Studio

Tomorrow Saturday 2nd April 10.30-2.30pm Eileen Blood In Store Demonstration Eileen will be demonstrating the techniques that she uses in the design of her patterns & projects. Call in and be inspired by Eileen! Sunday 3rd 10.00-4.00pm Sashiko Bag Workshop Make this delightful Sashiko bag with Clematis applique!

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Jeans to Fit

This Saturday - Jeans to Fit

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd April and Saturday 30th April

Can't find jeans to fit? can't find a style to flatter?

With tutor Lynn Vale's expert guidance make a pair of jeans that are a perfect fit and have a professional finish!

Once you have made one pair you'll want to make more!

Call 0115 9881550 to book your place.

Tuesday, 1 March 2011



Saturday 12th March


Make your own Morsbag and distribute.

Each one has the potential to eliminate 100's of plastic bags over its lifetime!

Come along and bring a friend, auntie, sister or daughter.

Spare half a hour to make a bag!

No charge but donations of fabric welcome!

Saturday, 26 February 2011

March Classes

March Classes

A sample of classes for March, to see the rest of the months classes see the full course brochure on our website at

Tuesday 1st Paper Dolls In Stitch

Stitch an old fashioned paper doll but in fabric. Then choose which dress for her to wear.

Thursday 3rd Six Fat Quarter Boxes

A quick & easy quilt top using strips cut from six fat quarters.

Suitable for beginners or fun for the more experienced quilter, a great project to learn how to rotary cut!

Friday 4th Make a T-Shirt

Learn to cut & sew stretch fabrics and apply professional T-shirt making techniques to commercial patterns. Using both overlockers and sewing machines.

Monday 7th Explore Layering & Burning

Explore fabrics and threads unusual and familiar.

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Top Stitch Needles

Having trouble with threads breaking and shredding whilst embroidering?

Try a sensor Q foot and a top stitch needle.

The top stitch needle has a large eye which allows the thread to move freely and has a cut out at the back of the needle which protects the thread!

Monday, 21 February 2011

Diamond / Ruby Weekend

Only 4 places left!

Designer Diamond & Ruby Weekend

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th March

Back by popular demand following the success of our first Diamond weekend in 2010.

Tutors for the weekend will be Husqvarna Educator Pauline Palmer, Husqvarna Viking Education Manager Jamie Warren, Studio software tutor Liz Hanbury and Studio sewing tutor Lynn Vale.

A fabulous fun and informative weekend for all Diamond and Ruby Owners!

Saturday, 19 February 2011

Half Term Classes

Half Term Classes!
There are still a few places left for classes next week, why not call and book a place 0115 9881551

Monday 21st & Monday 28th February
Rosie The Cloth Rabbit
Make this delightful cloth rabbit and all her clothes from bloomers to embroidered pinafore!

Wednesday 23rd February
Know Your Sewing Machine
Introduction to using a sewing machine for complete beginners or those who need a refresher.

A class for the children
(girls & boys over 8yrs old)
Trendy Union Jack Cushion
Friday 25th February 10.00-1.00pm £15.00 includes materials

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Weekend Classes

This weekend we are open Saturday (9.15-5.00pm) and Sunday (9.30-4.30pm)

Why not have some 'me' time and book a class?

Saturday 10.00-4.00pm

Software & Stitch Paisley Panel with tutor Liz Hanbury

Use the 5D Sketch programme to make a luxurious paisley panel.

Good practise for using the drawing tablet without having to be too precise!

Sunday 10.00-4.00pm

Cutie Cat tissue Box Cover with tutor Liz Hanbury

Transform an ordinary box of tissues with a delightful cutie cat cover and scent your room with a delightful cutie cat hanger to match!

Saturday, 15 January 2011

Thursday, 6 January 2011

Course Pictures

We have the first up for 2011. Clare Alderson has provided photos of her courses right through to June!
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