WE'RE "ALL THINGS SEWING"

Workshops and Events 

APRIL ~ 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)

Sorry Fully Booked ~ New Date Booking Soon

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**


FULLY BOOKED ~ NEW COURSE STARTING AUTUMN 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.




APRIL
                                        

Thursday 25th April            "PATCHWORK FOR BEGINNERS" with Elaine   10.00am~2.30pm
                                                £30.00 (£10 deposit) 
 
A PERFECT CLASS TO GET YOU STARTED IN PATCHWORK
All you need to know to get you started in patchwork.  How to rotary cut, use patchwork rulers & cutting mats and learn how to piece accurately.  You'll also learn lots of tips and tricks.  




Friday 26th April                    "KNIT & CROCHET SOCIAL"     10.00am~1.00pm
                                                £5.00 (Payable on Booking ~ includes refreshments) 

OUR NEW SOCIAL GET~TOGETHER FOR LOVERS OF KNITTING & CROCHET.  This is a 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 30th April                "QUILTING FRAME DEMO DAY"     10.30am~3.30pm
                                                FREE EVENT (Please let us know if you are planning to attend) 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ABLE TO QUILT YOUR QUILTS AT HOME USING YOUR OWN LONG ARM SEWING MACHINE, COME ALONG TODAY AND SEE OUR PFAFF CREATIVE QUILT FRAME.  This unique compact fabric management system allows you to quilt any size of quilt up to a king size or embellish fabric easily using its fabric hoop system.  Measuring less than 5 feet x 4 feet this easy to use frame fits easily into customers' homes and can be used either sitting or standing.  The creative™ Fabric Frame comes with a large easy to move carriage, cloth leaders and other accessories and is perfect for use with many longer arm domestic sewing machines.  



MAY


Thursday 2nd May                "SEWING STRETCH~DESIGNED FOR CURVES
                                                Make a Super Summer Top, Tunic or Dress with Cathy    10.00am~4.00pm
                                                £45.00 (£20 deposit)

Sorry Fully Booked ~ New Date Booked for Friday 17th May 
Join Cathy for this one~day workshop and learn how to work with stretch fabric whilst making yourself a super summer top or dress.  Ideal for beginners and designed for curves, 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. 



Thursday 16th May                "MAKE A TUFFET ~ SQUARE OR ROUND" with Chrissy

& Thursday 23rd May            2 Session Course : Thursday 16th May & Thursday 23rd May 2019

                                                10.00am~3.30pm

                                                £65.00 (£25 deposit)


This class is in high demand and places are booked up very quickly ~ if you are unable to attend on these dates and 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.  




Friday 17th May                "SEWING STRETCH~DESIGNED FOR CURVES
                                                Make a Super Summer Top, Tunic or Dress with Cathy    10.00am~4.00pm
                                                £45.00 (£20 deposit)

NEW DATE JUST BOOKED  
Join Cathy for this one~day workshop and learn how to work with stretch fabric whilst making yourself a super summer top or dress.  Ideal for beginners and designed for curves, 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. 




Friday 31st May                   "KNIT & CROCHET SOCIAL"     10.00am~1.00pm
                                                £5.00 (Payable on Booking ~ includes refreshments) 
 
OUR NEW SOCIAL GET~TOGETHER FOR LOVERS OF KNITTING & CROCHET.  This is a 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! 








JUNE


Saturday 1st June                "MAKE A TUFFET ~ SQUARE OR ROUND" with Chrissy

& Saturday 29th June           2 Session Course : Saturday 1st June & Saturday 29th June 2019

                                                10.00am~3.30pm

                                                £65.00 (£25 deposit)


This class is in high demand and places are booked up very quickly ~ if you are unable to attend on these dates and 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.  






Friday 28th June                    "OWL & SEWING CAT ~ BROTHER EVENT"     Times TBC
                                                FREE EVENT ~ PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS TO SEWING 
 
WE ARE THRILLED TO HAVE THE LOVELY TRACEY FROM OWN AND SEWING CAT joining us for the day on Friday 28th June.  Come along to meet Tracey and join in our FREE and fun table runner class.  Great for beginners and a wonderful opportunity to try out one of our fantastic Brother sewing machines.  Contact us for more details.  Tracey will be with us all day in store, running the workshops together with a variety of Owl & Sewing Cat patterns, great offers on Brother sewing machines and goody bags for all.





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