Workshops and Events
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STITCH X STITCH, 24 BURY STREET, STOWMARKET, SUFFOLK, IP14 1HH
If you have always wanted to “sew something” but don’t know where to begin or don’t have a sewing machine – these classes are for you! If you don't have a sewing machine, don't worry - its FREE to use one of ours for the day.
Also a great class to get you going if you have a sewing machine but it is still in its box!!! Bring yours along and we'll get you on your way.
We offer Absolute Beginners classes for dressmaking and craft/general sewing.
ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS : MACHINE BASICS & MAKE A CUSHION with Elaine
~ SATURDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2022 : 10.00am-3.00pm ~
Get to grips with your sewing machine. In this class you will learn the basics of your machine and then make yourself a fabulous cushion including inserting a hidden zipper. If you don't have a sewing machine but have always wanted to learn to sew, you can borrow one of our machines for the class at no extra cost.
If you would like to explore what machine embroidery is all about you are welcome to book on one of these events and use one of our machines ~ SPARK EVENTS are particularly geared towards beginners.
Alternatively, take a look out Kimberbell's 2022 "Digital Dealer Exclusives". These are smaller projects (bite-sized sessions) where you can come into the shop and make the monthly project on one of our machines. If you would like to find out more, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. NEW DIGITAL DEALER EXCLUSIVES COMING IN 2023 ~ LOOK OUT FOR MORE DETAILS OF THIS COMING SOON
KIMBERBELL EVENT DATES
SUGAR PLUM JUBILEE ~ SPARK EVENT ~ IN STORE & VIRTUAL
Friday 28th October 2022 : 10.00am-3.00pm
EVENT FEE: £69.00 (Attend Event In-Store or Attend Virtually via Zoom with Event Kit Posted Out)Get ready for the festive season in this fun machine embroidery Spark Event
It’s a Sugar Plum Jubilee, starring your favourite characters from The Nutcracker! At this Kimberbell Spark Event, you’ll learn how to machine embroider with fabulous textiles such as Mylar, Applique Glitter, Embroidery Leather, Cuddle® and more, all included in your exclusive Kimberbell Event Project Kit. Create a festive garland at the event with the Nutcracker, Mouse Prince, Drum, Dome Cake, and Sugar Plum Fairy, then go home with seven additional designs to stitch later in 4×4 and 5×7 hoops! Full-colour instructions carefully guide beginners through each and every step, while new layers and textures keep the projects fresh and fun for seasoned embroiderers. With bright candy colours and wonderful dimension, Sugar Plum Jubilee is a sweet celebration!
NO EMBROIDERY EXPERIENCE NEEDED. This is a great opportunity to try machine embroidery and learn new techniques. If you don't yet own an embroidery machine but are contemplating buying one, we can provide a machine for you to use on the day at this Event upon request.
You are welcome to share a machine and kit with someone special you would like to bring along with you. Please let us know if you will be sharing a machine and kit. You will also receive additional designs to stitch later in 4×4 and 5×7 hoops! Full colour instructions carefully guide beginners through each and every step.
NO PLACE LIKE HOME ~ 2 DAY EVENT ~ BRAND NEW EVENT FOR 2022
STORE & VIRTUAL
Tuesday 8th & Friday 11th November 2022 : 10.00am-4.00pm
EVENT FEE: £185.00 (OFFER PRICE : £175.00 IF BOOKED BEFORE 11TH OCTOBER 2022)
includes Exclusive Kimberbell project bag containing all the fabrics, embellishments, stabilisers and full instructions to create one multi-pieced 22 x 22” pillow (INCLUDING THE PILLOW INSERT) with background quilting, a flanged border, and a variety of beautiful blocks. Piece the heart in-the-hoop with dimensional Flexi Foam and add a cozy applique cottage with swirly floral chimney smoke. A Velveteen scarf with fringed tassels hangs in the hallway with a poufy hat and darling tote, while the charming weathervane says, “East or west, home is best!”
DRESSMAKING, HOME FURNISHING & MASTERCLASSES
DRESSMAKING FOR BEGINNERS: PYJAMA PANTS (ADULTS OR CHILDRENS SIZE) with Cathy
Saturday 29th October 2022 : 10.00am-4.00pm
CLASS FEE: £50.00 (pattern to keep included in class fee)
PERFECT STARTER CLASS FOR BEGINNERS TO DRESSMAKING
What a perfect Christmas gift to make pyjama pants for all of your family this festive season. Make them in brushed cotton to keep you warm and cozy. Suitable for beginners to dressmaking, this class is a great place to start. This easy-to-make pattern comes from The Owl & Sewing Cat.
Join Cathy for a fun sewing day and share her enthusiasm for making your own clothes.
CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY
A full refund or transfer of your payment will be
issued if you cancel a class giving more than 7 days' notice.
A 50% refund or transfer of your payment will be issued if you cancel a class up to 72 hours (3 days) before the class. If your place can be filled, then a full refund or transfer will be issued.
Any cancellations within 48 hours of the class will not be transferred or refunded.
We require a minimum of 4 bookings for a class to run. We reserve the right to cancel a class if we do not meet the minimum requirement. If this should occur, all paid class fees will be refunded or transferred.
PERSONAL “ONE-TO-ONE” TUITION
If you would rather learn in a “one-to-one” setting rather than in a group, we offer tuition on the following:
Sewing & Embroidery Machines
v Most makes and models from basic mechanical machines up to top of the line embroidery machines and software.
v From the Beginning – threading and getting to grips with the basics
v Sewing Machine Refresher
v Beyond the Basics
Patchwork and Quilting
v Patchwork – the Basics
v Confidence with Cutting
v How to Quilt
v Binding a Quilt
Contact the shop and speak to Elaine for more information and to discuss your requirements.
*** BOOK OUR CLASSROOM FOR A SEWING DAY ***
Our classroom is available for private bookings.
Available by appointment from 10.30am-3.30pm ~ why not book a sewing day with your friends
Call us for more details.
If you would like to be informed of workshops by email or you have any suggestions for the types of workshops you would like to do, please get in touch at:
STITCH X STITCH, 24 BURY STREET, STOWMARKET, SUFFOLK, IP14 1HH
10.00am~4.00pm : Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
CLOSED : SUNDAY, MONDAY & THURSDAY