Workshops and Events 2018


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 :  DRESSMAKING

MAKE A SKYE WRAP  : FRIDAY 11TH MAY : 10.00am~3.00pm

£35 (£15 Deposit) 

 

ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS : GENERAL SEWING/PATCHWORK & QUILTING

SIMPLE QUILTED CUSHION :  SATURDAY 26TH MAY 10.00am-3.00pm

£30 (£10 Deposit)


ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS :  DRESSMAKING

SUMMER KIMONO IN~A~DAY : FRIDAY 8TH JUNE : 10.00am~3.30pm

£40 (£20 Deposit)  


             

                                                          


APRIL

Saturday 14th April                   "MAKE A TUFFET”                          

& Saturday 21st April                10.00am~3.00pm                           

                                                    £65.00 (£25.00 deposit)                             



£65.00 (£25.00 Deposit)


Sorry Fully Booked : Now booking for June dates ~ Friday 15th & Friday 22nd June

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 sessions and she will guide you through all the steps to create your very own special piece of furniture.




Wednesday 18th April              "POSITIVE QUARTERS QUILT" with Elaine

                                                    10.00am~4.00pm

                                                    £30.00 (£10 deposit)


Time to use up some of those lovely bundles of fat quarters we all find so hard to resist!!  With a little organisation, this quilt is quick to make with stunning results.






Thursday 19th April              "MACHINE EMBROIDERY APPLIQUE QUILT COURSE" with Elaine

                                                   3~Session Course ~ 10.00am~3.00pm

                                                    £100.00 (£25 deposit)


Sorry Fully Booked : New Course booking soon


Over 3 sessions, applique and piece together this stunning machine embroidered quilt.  The class fee includes full set of designs loaded on to an exclusive Stitch X Stitch USB memory stick which is yours to keep.    You will be required to bring your embroidery machine along to the first  and 






Friday 20th April                    "SOCIAL SEW" ~ BOOKING ESSENTIAL

                                                    10.00am~4.00pm

                                                    £7.50 (Full Day) ~ £4.00 (Half Day)

Sorry Fully Booked

Come along and enjoy the company of like~minded stitchers whilst you complete your project ~ or start a new project.  Bring along anything you like: sewing; knitting; crochet ~ ALL WELCOME



Tuesday 24th April                  "KIDS DUNGAREES/PINAFORE IN~A~DAY" with Cathy

                                                    10.00am~4.00pm

                                                    £45.00 (£20 deposit)


We are so pleased to have Cathy back with us after her short break.  We have lots of great new classes booked in the coming months with Cathy.  Come along and share her enthusiasm and satisfaction for making garments "in a day". This one is a great make for your little ones.   Make a dungaree style pinafore dress or traditional dungarees from newborn up to 9 years using this great pattern from Two Stitches.   Cathy will guide you through from start to finish, including reading the pattern, cutting out and all the tips and tricks involved.  Pattern to keep is included in the class fee.




Wednesday 25th April                "SOCIAL SEW" ~ BOOKING ESSENTIAL

                                                    10.00am~4.00pm

                                                    £7.50 (Full Day) ~ £4.00 (Half Day)

Sorry Fully Booked

Come along and enjoy the company of like~minded stitchers whilst you complete your project ~ or start a new project.  Bring along anything you like: sewing; knitting; crochet ~ ALL WELCOME



Thursday 26th April                  "TILLY & THE BUTTONS COCO" with Fiona

                                                    10.00am~4.00pm

                                                    £45.00 (£20 deposit)

Sorry Fully Booked


Join Fiona for a fun day of dressmaking and make yourself a fabulous and comfortable to wear top, tunic or dress and lovely stretch jersey.  This fabulous Tilly & the Buttons pattern is yours to keep.  You’ll definitely want to make more than one of these.





Friday 27th April                         "ZIPS MASTERCLASS" with Cathy

                                                    10.00am~4.00pm

                                                    £40.00 (£20 deposit)


If you’re not confident with zips, this is the masterclass you need to do.  Join Cathy for the day and learn how to put in a variety of zips: regular, invisible, lapped zip and more.  Cathy will show you lots of tricks and tips that you’ll find invaluable.  You’ll also make an infinity scarf with a secret zip compartment to test your new skills.




Saturday 28th April                    "PATCHWORK FOR BEGINNERS" with Elaine

                                                    10.00am~3.00pm

                                                    £30.00 (£10 deposit)


All you need to know to get you started in patchwork.  Learn how to rotary cut, use patchwork rulers & cutting mats and learn how to piece accurately.  You’ll cover all the basics in this class and gain a great foundation to getting started on your very first quilt.






MAY


Friday 11th May                        "ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS ~ MAKE A SKYE WRAP" with Chrissy                          

& Saturday 21st April                10.00am~2.30pm                           

                                                    £30.00 (£10.00 deposit)                             



£65.00 (£25.00 Deposit)


Have you got a new sewing machine and need to get going with it?  This class is perfect for you.   Chrissy will guide you through making a gorgeous skye wrap.  So easy and so much fun you won’t be able to stop at making just one.  



JUNE


Friday 15th June                  "MAKE A TUFFET”                          

& Friday 22nd June                10.00am~3.00pm                           

                                                £65.00 (£25.00 deposit)         

                    



£65.00 (£25.00 Deposit)

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 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.

 

 

 

SOCIAL SEWING SESSIONS


These take place on various Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays – dates are listed each month on our class schedule (above) or call us for more details.


Come along and enjoy the company of like~minded stitchers whilst you complete your project – or start a new project.  Bring along anything you like: sewing, knitting, crochet. 


ALL WELCOME – BOOKING ESSENTIAL



 ***   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)


 

     

   BLOCK OF THE MONTH QUILTS ~

 We currently have two ongoing Block of the Month programmes running.  You can join any time you like. 

 



“Beginners” is a 6~month programme in which you complete 12 blocks and learn a variety of basic patchwork techniques.

 

“Stars” is a 12~month programme and a more challenging quilt for experienced stitchers.

 

For these two quilts, you can choose your own fabrics from our ever~increasing range in the shop.

If you are interested please get in touch by email, phone, Facebook or in person in the shop.  The Quilts for these Block of the Month programmes are available to see hanging up in the shop.





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