WE'RE "ALL THINGS SEWING"

Workshops and Events 

FEBRUARY ~ JUNE 2019


BOOKING TERMS:  Your place is secured on a class only when a deposit is paid.  Bookings are accepted by email, phone, Facebook or in person.  Once a booking is made, payment of a deposit should be received within 7 days.  The balance is payable on the day of the class.   

PLEASE CHECK OUR CANCELLATION POLICY BELOW



STITCH X STITCH, 24 BURY STREET, STOWMARKET, SUFFOLK, IP14 1HH

01449 257070

Website: www.stitchxstitch.co.uk

Email: hello@stitchxstitch.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/stitchxstitchstowmarket

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stitch_x_stitch_stowmarket



“ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS”


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 have Absolute Beginners classes for dressmaking and general sewing leading on to patchwork & quilting. 


 

ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS: MACHINE BASICS & BUNTING WITH ELAINE

SATURDAY 18TH MAY 2019 ~ 10.00am-2.30pm

£30.00 (£10 deposit)


Get to grips with your sewing machine.  In this class you will learn the basics of your machine and then learn to make some bunting.  If you don't have a machine but have always wanted to learn to sew, you can borrow one of our machines for the class for FREE.


  

 


**QUILT~AS~YOU~GO STAR SAMPLER COURSE**


NEW SATURDAY COURSE NOW BOOKED FOR SPRING 2019
~ 12 SESSIONS WITH ELAINE SPRINGHAM ~

 DATES:  Saturdays ~ 6th April, 27th April, 4th May, 25th May, 8th June, 22nd June, 6th July, 20th July, 3rd August, 17th August, 31st August and 14th September


 

 
Challenge yourself and give yourself a project to challenge you in 2019.  Imagine this stunning, large Star Sampler Quilt on your bed.  Join Elaine (No.2) Saturdays starting 6th April (all dates listed above).   You will learn new techniques at each session and how to quilt each block as you complete it, so there’s no worry of how on earth you quilt your quilt on your regular sewing machine.  Very affordable way to learn and make a quilt ~  £20 per session.  Sessions will be 10.00am to 3.30pm.  There will be some blocks given for homework along the way.  Not suitable for absolute beginners but a great quilt project for those who know the basics in patchwork (ie. how to use a rotary cutter, board and ruler).
 
£20 PER SESSION (Payable on the day of each session) ~ £20 DEPOSIT SECURES YOUR PLACE ~ PLACES LIMITED TO 6.


CAN'T MAKE THESE DATES BUT WOULD LIKE TO DO THIS QUILT NEXT TIME AROUND!! Get in touch to put your name on our reserve list as we will run this course again is there is demand.



FEBRUARY


Tuesday 12th February           "EMBROIDERY MACHINE TECHNIQUES" with Elaine

                                                        £35.00 (£15 Deposit)        10.00am~3.00pm


These classes are run regularly for owners of Embroidery Machines to enable them to get the most from their machine.  Topics covered in these classes include:  Stabilisers explained, Hooping up, Editing Designs on your machine, tips and tricks for embroidering on different types of fabrics, In-the-Hoop projects and more.  If you would like more information about future dates for these sessions please get in touch with us.




Tuesday 19th February            "STITCHING STRETH FABRIC : JERSEY DRESS OR TOP "IN~A~DAY

                                                    with Cathy

                                                    £45.00 (£20 Deposit)        10.00am~4.00pm

                                                  

Join Cathy for this one~day workshop and learn how to work with stretch fabric whilst making yourself a gorgeous dress or top.  You will look at the challenges of working with this type of fabric, from how to achieve a perfect seam, to completing a smooth hemline.  Direction will be given to complete this project: understanding paper pattern pieces, cutting out your chosen fabric and achieving a satisfactory and flattering fit, plus all off Cathy's tips and tricks.  
PATTERN TO KEEP INCLUDED IN CLASS FEE

         
Thursday 21st February     "FREE~MOTION QUILTING FOR BEGINNERS" with Elaine Springham
                                                £35.00 (£15 Deposit)            10.00am~3.00pm

Are you ready to learn free-motion quilting for the first time?  Join Elaine (No.2) for this easy~paced class where she will guide you through the tools, materials and tension issues and set you on your way to free motion quilting your quilts with confidence.  





Friday 22nd February        "KNIT & CROCHET SOCIAL"     10.00am~1.00pm
                                                £5.00 (Payable on Booking ~ includes refreshments) 
 
A NEW SOCIAL GET~TOGETHER FOR LOVERS OF KNITTING & CROCHET.  This is a new once~a~month event (last Friday morning of each month).  If you love crochet or knitting, want some help and advice or would like to learn more to increase your crochet & knitting skills, come along and join like~minded folk for a cuppa and a chat and a little stitching too! 


Tuesday 26th February     "BUTTERFLIES" with Alexandra Waylett

                                                £45.00 (£20 Deposit)            10.00am~4.00pm


We are thrilled to have Alex back with us for a day full of free-motion embroidery and more.  You will make a beautiful butterfly which can be framed or used in other textile work.  If you prefer, you can make a bee or a flower.  If you have a graphic black and white illustration of a bee, dragonfly or butterfly, bring it along printed in 3 different sizes on A4.  You also need to bring a selection of machine embroidery threads including dark navy.



Saturday 23rd February    "MAKE A TUFFET ~ SQUARE OR ROUND" with Chrissy

                                                 2 Session Course : Saturday 23rd February & Saturday 2nd March 2019

                                                10.00am~3.30pm

                                                £65.00 (£25 deposit)


 FULLY BOOKED ~ New Dates for this class booked for Thursday 16th May and Thursday 23rd May ~ this class is in high demand and places are booked up very quickly ~ if you would like to do this class please contact us to be added to the Waiting List and we will let you know as soon as new dates are booked.


Tuffet making is sweeping the nation as a great way to use your favourite fabrics in a fun and exciting way.  A delightful accent to any home, tuffets can be traditional or whimsical—the choice is yours! Join Chrissy over 2 day sessions and she will guide you through all the steps to create your very own special piece of furniture.  




CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY

A full refund or transfer of your payment or deposit will be issued if you cancel a class giving more than 7 days' notice. 

A 50% refund or transfer of your payment or deposit 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 Machines


v Any make or model 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.  Book the day for a special occasion, birthday or just a sewing day with your friends ~ we can tailor a project for your group and include tuition and materials if required. 

Call  us for more details


OR BOOK A SEWING BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR YOUR CHILDREN AND THEIR FRIENDS IF THEY LOVE TO SEW (project and materials included)


 

     SEW IN LOVE

by EDYTA SITAR OF LAUNDRY BASKET QUILTS
BLOCK OF THE MONTH

  Finished size : 75" x  75"
Limited Spaces Available
This Block of the Month includes all fabric as shown to complete the "pieced" version of this quilt (includes binding but not backing or waddding)

Included:  
Over 17 yards of Little Sweetheart fabric by Laundry Basket Quilts from Andover Fabrics to complete the quilt top and binding.
"Sew In Love" Book (ships with the first month)

REGISTRATION FEE:  £25.00 - reserves your space and fabrics for the entire year

£25.00 per month for 11 months as each Block ships - first shipment September 2018 through to July 2019.  You can collect your pack each month from the shop or have it posted out to you.   
SHIPPING IS FREE WITHIN THE UK.






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:

hello@stitchxstitch.co.uk

 

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For more details or to book a place on any of our workshops and courses please don’t hesitate to email.  Your place is secured by payment of a deposit – the balance is payable on the day of the workshop.


IF YOU HAVE ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR CLASSES WHICH YOU WOULD LIKE US TO DO – PLEASE DON’T HESITATE TO GET IN TOUCH WITH US.



STITCH X STITCH, 24 BURY STREET, STOWMARKET, SUFFOLK, IP14 1HH

01449 257070

www.stitchxstitch.co.uk