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
X STITCH, 24 BURY STREET, STOWMARKET, SUFFOLK, IP14 1HH
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
SEWING WITH STRETCH FABRIC ~ T-SHIRT, TUNIC OR DRESS
FRIDAY 13TH JULY : 10.00am~4.00pm
£45 (£20 Deposit) (Pattern to keep included in class fee)
Wednesday 13th June "PFAFF DEMONSTRATION DAY ~ MACHINES, ACCESSORIES & FEET"
with Louise from Pfaff Sewing Machines
Come and meet Louise from Pfaff Sewing Machines. If you are looking to buy a new sewing machine or ask questions about an existing machine which you have bought from us, come along any time between 10.30am and 3.30pm. There will be great special offers on some machines on the day. A fantastic opportunity to come along and see what is available in the Pfaff sewing machine range and try before you buy. There will also be feet and accessory demonstrations.
Friday 15th June "MAKE A TUFFET ~ ROUND OR SQUARE” with Chrissy
& Friday 22nd June 10.00am~3.00pm
£65.00 (£25.00 deposit)
Sorry Fully Booked ~ New Dates Saturday 28/07/18 & 04/08/18
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
Thursday 21st June "ROW X ROW EXPERIENCE 2018 BEGINS"
Row by Row Experience® began in 2011 with 20 quilt shops across New York State. Today thousands of stores in the US, Canada and Europe welcome travellers through their doors. Travellers collect row patterns, then create stunning quilts with those rows … and no two are alike!
Although the quilt shops are organized by area, quilters have no borders. Travel, shop, collect patterns and add rows to your quilt from anywhere! Row by Row Sew Musical starts TODAY.
Call in and pick up your free pattern. We also have kits and other Row X Row merchandise available plus a list of other participating shops in the UK.
21st June ~ Row X Row begins
4th September ~ Row X Row ends
5th September ~ Stitching Challenge begins
31st October ~ Stitching Challenge ends
1st November ~ Kits and Patterns available to buy online
Want to know even more …… just call in and ask us all about it!
Saturday 23rd June "SOLUBLE SCARVES" with Chrissy
£30.00 (£10 deposit)
Sorry Fully Booked ~ New Date coming soon
Make a beautiful scarf from scraps. Wool, fabric and anything else that you think of. Join Chrissy for a fun day of sewing and create something unique. A great gift idea.
Saturday 30th June "FREE MOTION QUILTING FOR BEGINNERS" with Elaine Springham
£35.00 (£15.00 deposit)
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.
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:
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.
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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