WE'RE "ALL THINGS SEWING"

Workshops and Events 

JANUARY ~ APRIL 2020


OUR CLASSES ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO BOOK ONLINE ~ TO BOOK A PLACE ON ONE OF OUR CLASSES CLICK HERE TO BOOK A CLASS



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. 



SORRY FULLY BOOKED ~ NEW DATE BOOKING SOON

SATURDAY 1ST FEBRUARY 2020 ~ ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS MACHINE BASICS & SKYE WRAP

with ELAINE & CHRISSY

10.00am ~ 3.30pm              £35.00 (£15 deposit)





JANUARY 2020

                                                
                                     
Thursday 16th January                "BEGINNERS' LINED CURTAINS" with Cathy 
                                                        10.00am~4.00pm        £45.00 (£20 deposit)



 Learn all the aspects of making lined curtain and you will never have to buy one again – you will be able to make your own in any size and any colour once you have completed this workshop. A sample sized curtain only is made on the day of the class - if you have a small window however, it will be ideal.  




Saturday 18th January                    "RAW EDGE COAT" with Chrissy
                                                          10.00am~3.30pm        £50.00 (£25 deposit)

SORRY FULLY BOOKED ~ NEW DATE BOOKING SOON
The weather has turned a little chilly, what better time to make yourself a lovely, cosy raw edge coat.  Join Chrissy as she guides you through making this unlined but sophisticated, pared-back coat with dropped shoulder and patch pockets.  You won't believe how easy this one is.  Ideal fabric for this is boiled wool ~ pop in and check out our selection.





Friday 24th January                        DRESSMAKING ~ SEWING STRETCH FABRIC
                                                            "HOODIE IN~A~DAY" with Cathy
                                                            10.00am~4.00pm        £45.00 (£20 deposit)  


SORRY FULLY BOOKED ~ NEW DATE BOOKING SOON

CHOOSE TO MAKE AN ADULT OR CHILD'S SIZE ~ PATTERN TO KEEP INCLUDED

Join Cathy and share her enthusiasm and satisfaction for making garments "in a day". This is a perfect comfy, casual hoodie for keeping you warm on those chilly days.  If you’ve never worked with jersey or stretch fabrics before but always wanted to learn, this class is ideal.  





Saturday 25th January                 "GROMMET BAG" with Elaine                                                                                                                10.00am~3.30pm        £35.00 (£15 deposit)

SORRY FULLY BOOKED ~ LOOK OUT FOR GREAT NEW BAG CLASSES COMING SOON!

One of our most popular bag classes.  This bag has eyelets "grommets" for the handles to thread through, which keeps the bag closed and safe when carrying on your shoulder.  It is large enough to take on your shopping trips to keep all your essentials to hand, with a large feature front pocket.






Wednesday 29th January             "EMBROIDERY MACHINES FOR BEGINNERS" with Elaine  
                                                        10.00am~3.00pm        £40.00 (£20 deposit)

SORRY FULLY BOOKED ~ NEW COURSE BOOKING FOR LATE SPRING
Do you have a new Embroidery Machine?  These classes could be ideal for you.  We run these classes periodically for new owners of embroidery machines to get to grips with all aspects of your new machine.  From exploring different types of stabilisers, stitching on a variety of fabrics and all the techniques involved with embroidery machines.  Get in touch for a taster session, a private one~to~one session or for more information. 



Thursday 30th January                "HUSQVARNA DEMO DAY" with Louise from VSM
                                                        10.30am~3.30pm       

COME AND SEE THE BRAND NEW EPIC 2 IN ACTION
If you are looking to buy a new Husqvarna Sewing machine, Sewing & Embroidery machine or overlocker, come  along today and meet Louise.  Machine demonstrations will be available from 10.30am-3.30pm.  There will be some great money-saving offers available on the day too.  
If you  have previously purchased a Husqvarna machine from us and would like some help and advice to help you get the best out of your machine, you are welcome to come along too

FREE EVENT BUT PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND.


Friday 31st January                        "BEGINNER'S QUILT FROM START TO FINISH" with Elaine
                                                            3 SESSIONS:  FRIDAYS 31/01/20; 14/02/20 & 28/02/20
                                                            10.00am~3.00pm        £25.00 deposit and £25.00 per session
SORRY FULLY BOOKED ~ NEW COURSE BOOKING FOR LATE SPRING

PERFECT QUILT PROJECT FOR BEGINNERS


If you have always wanted to make a quilt but feel a little daunted by the process, this beginner's quilt is the ideal starter project.  Over 3 sessions you will learn the whole process from making the patchwork quilt top through layering it up and quilting it and finally adding the finishing touch with binding.


If you don't have a sewing machine, its no problem, you can hire one from us at a discounted rate of £5.00 per session.





FEBRUARY


Saturday 1st February                "ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS ~ MACHINE BASICS/MAKE A SKYE WRAP" 
                                                         with Elaine & Chrissy
                                                        10.00am~3.30pm        £35.00 (£15 deposit)

SORRY FULLY BOOKED ~ NEW DATE BOOKING SOON

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.






Thursday 6th February                    DRESSMAKING ~ "GIRL'S CAPE IN~A~DAY" with Cathy
                                                            10.00am~4.00pm        £45.00 (£20 deposit)  


A GREAT CLASS FOR BEGINNERS. 

Make this cute loose-fitting cape with a lined hood for your little one.  Join Cathy for a fun-filled day of sewing, share her passion and enthusiasm for dressmaking and learn lots of tips and tricks along the way that you can’t get from a pattern or a book.







Friday 7th February                        "STAR SAMPLER COURSE" with Elaine Springham
                                                            12 SESSIONS:  07/02/20; 21/02/20; 06/03/20; 20/03/20; 17/04/20;
                                                            01/05/20; 15/05/20; 29/05/20; 12/06/20; 26/06/20; 10/07/20; 24/07/20;
                                                            & 07/08/20
                                                            10.00am-3.30pm      £25.00 deposit and £25.00 per session

Challenge yourself and give yourself a project to really get stuck into for 2020.  Imagine this stunning, large Star Sampler Quilt on your bed.  Join Elaine on the Friday dates listed above, starting on 6th February.  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 ~ £25 deposit plus  £25 per session.  If there are any sessions you cannot attend over the course there is no charge for that particular session, but class notes will be given to enable you to catch up/complete the quilt.  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).






Thursday 13th February                    DRESSMAKING ~ SEWING STRETCH FABRIC
                                                            "SIMPLE BATWING TOP" with Cathy 
                                                            10.00am~4.00pm        £45.00 (£20 deposit)  


A PERFECT STARTER CLASS FOR WORKING WITH STRETCH FABRICS 

If you've never worked with stretch fabrics before this class is a great place to start.  This stylish, easy-to-make pattern from Owl & Sewing Cat can be made with lightweight jersey or a heavier weight for those cooler days.










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 THE LOVE TO SEW (PROJECT AND MATERIALS INCLUDED)




 








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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