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!