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Learn the Art of Visible Mending! Sashiko! £45

Give your garments a longer life and learn how to repair them using the Japanese art of visible mending: Sashiko. You will then be able to use your new skills whenever required!

Sew and Make With Seamstress Pat, EVERY Wednesday 12-1.30 and new class date Saturday 24th July 3-5pm, £30,

Come along with a simple item or garment you are currently making, adjusting or starting and that you need help with. This is a continuous running class which you can book week to week. We have Janome sewing machines for you to use, cutting mats, scissors and rotary cutters.

Improvers/Intermediate Monthly Patchwork with Pat, £35

Thursday 1st July, 12-2pm/ Thurday 6th August/ Thursday 3 September

This is a monthly catch-up patchwork course for sewers/ quilters continuing their journey in patchwork machine sewing.New Sewing Skills Workshop!

Button & Zips Sewing Skills Workshop for Beginners! Saturday 10th July, 3-5pm, £40

Are you a sewing beginner looking to learn how to insert a zip and sew on buttons? With our expert seamstress Pat Stevens this is a one-off class for beginners perfect for you! As long as you can use a sewing machine this is a great class to advance your dressmaking skills.

Learn to Use A Sewing Machine, Friday 16th July, 11-12.30pm, £35

Are you looking to make sense of how to use a sewing machine? This is a one-off class for beginners perfect for you! Hosted by expert seamstress Pat Stevens you will learn your way around the workings, parts and components of a sewing machine and make a simple product to help put your skills into practice.

Make A Tote Bag out of Recycled Jeans! Saturday 17th July 3-5pm, £40

A great class for you to make a useful item and also recycled unused denim and fabrics. As long as you can use a sewing machine this is the class for you to advance your dressmaking skills. You will learn to make a 14 inch square tote bag using an old pair of jeans with either new material of your choice or scraps.

Free Motion Quilting Workshop, Sunday 25th July, 11-5pm, £75

This one day course will explore a variety of techniques of free motion quilting. You will learn about the tools needed for successful quilting, how to set up your machine correctly, which threads and needles to use to get the best results, layering your quilt successfully and of course several different styles of free motion quilting using a free motion quilting foot.


Crochet For Beginners, Friday 9th & Friday 23 July, 3-5pm, £50

Over the 2 weeks of this 2 part beginners course (no previous experience necessary) you will learn how to get to grips with the hook and yarn, work the foundation chain, double crochet, treble crochet, turning chain, simple pattern reading and basic finishing techniques. At the end of the course you’ll take away some small, fun items that you will have made.

Tunisian Crochet, Saturday 9th July, 10-12pm, £35

Learn this effective yet simple design which uses a combination of knitting and crochet techniques. Tunisian Crochet (also known as Afghan) makes a dense and squishy fabric with a beautiful texture. This workshop is suitable for those who have never tried this technique before but have ‘ordinary’ double and treble crochet skills.

Corner-to-corner Crochet

Corner-to-corner crochet (C2C) is a technique that works (as you would expect!) from one corner to the other. You will learn how to crochet little ’tiles’ at a diagonal, increasing each row one tile at a time until your project is tall and wide enough, at which point you start decreasing.

One-on-One tuition via Zoom!

If you need help with a sewing, patchwork, mending, knitting or crochet project whilst we are closed we are very happy to offer individual one-on-one video tuition and guidance (via Zoom) with our teachers in any of the sewing, knitting and crochet disciplines at £20 an hour tuition. No project is too big or small, we'd love to hear from you!

Hope to see you in the shop soon, please pop in for a chat and a browse and check out our growing range of fabrics, wool, haberdashery, local makers gifts, buttons and craft kits. Or you can contact us on 07903 , email or on our social media. Have a lovely weekend everybody!

Warm Wishes Suzanne and the team at Stitch!

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