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Workshop List

Workshop List
Please fill out the form below to book a Workshop to ensure a position 
or you can call the shop on 01280 822 236

Book Workshop

Beginners Nine Patch
Tuesday 16th January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
A wonderful introduction to quilting. During the day you will learn the arts of piecing fabric and appliqué. This quilt can be made in a day.
Dress Making
Saturday 20th January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
A chance for those who have never attempted to make their own clothes to get started! This course will take you through the basic techniques of dressmaking; understanding the patten; cutting the fabric; and sewing the garment of your choice.
Sampler Quilt
Tuesday 23rd January 2018
10:30 - 13:30
The second lesson of the sampler course. You will be learning the 3D illusion block.
Learn to Crochet
Saturday 27th January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
An introduction to learn this current trend skill. Basics taught in the morning and your own project created this afternoon.
Bag Making
Tuesday 30th January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
You will be taken through the basic principles of constructing a bag and make one from a choice of designs.
Log Cabin Session 1
Saturday 3rd February 2018
10:30 - 14:30
£75.00 for three sessions
Val will teach you how to make the log cabin block. This is a very versatile quilt. They will all be very different!
Sampler Quilt
Tuesday 6th February 2018
10:30 - 13:30
The third lesson of the sampler course. You will be suing two different techniques for creating the appliqué block.
Dressmaking
Saturday 10th February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
A chance for those who have never attempted to make their own clothes to get started! This course will take you through the basic techniques of dressmaking: understanding the pattern; cutting the fabric; and sewing the garment of your choice.
Learn to Knit
Saturday 10th February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
An opportunity to learn to knit. Basics taught in the morning and a small project in the afternoon.
Quilt as you go
Tuesday 13th February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
Val will teach you how to make a block by block quilt. You will finish a row (or more!) on the day and then continue at home to whatever size you wish. It is quilted as you go so no need for final pinning and quilting.
Raggy Quilt
Saturday 17th February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
An opportunity to make this distinctive quilt. On the front it has exposed seams and finished, traditional seams on the back. It is quilted as you go so no need for final pinning and quilting.
Sampler Quilt
Tuesday 20th February 2018
10:30 - 13:30
The fourth lesson of the sampler course. You will be taught how to do foundation piecing in order to produce the Storm at Sea and Pineapple blocks.
Introduction to English Paper Piercing
Saturday 24th February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
Put your machines to one side! This is an introduction to English Paper Piecing. The technique requires only a few pieces of equipment. You will learn how to fold fabric over paper templates and then hand sew them together. Your project can be as small or as large as you want. Warning - you could get addicted!
Introduction to English Paper Piercing
Tuesday 27th February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
Put your machines to one side! This is an introduction to English Paper Piecing. The technique requires only a few pieces of equipment. You will learn how to fold fabric over paper templates and then hand sew them together. Your project can be as small or as large as you want. Warning - you could get addicted!
Log Cabin Session 2
Saturday 3rd March 2018
10:30 - 14:30
You will need to bring all the blocks you made for this second session. You will learn how to put your blocks together. There are so many versions - it might be hard to choose!
Sampler Quilt
Tuesday 6th March 2018
10:30 - 13:30
The fifth lesson of the sampler course. You will be taught how to do curved piecing to make Drunkard's Path block.
Quilt as you go
Saturday 10th March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
Val will teach you how to make a block by block quilt. You will finish a row (or more!) on the day and then continue at home to whatever size you wish. It is quilted as you go so no need for final pinning and quilting.
Raggy Quilt
Tuesday 13th March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
An opportunity to make this distinctive quilt. On the front it has exposed seams and finished, traditional seams on the back. It is quilted as you go so no need for final pinning and quilting.
Dressmaking
Saturday 17th March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
A chance for those who have never attempted to make their own clothes to get started! This course will take you through the basic techniques of dressmaking: understanding the pattern; cutting the fabric; and sewing the garment of your choice.
Sampler Quilt
Tuesday 20th March 2018
10:30 - 13:30
The sixth lesson of the sampler quilt. You will be taught how to make Spiral Strips and Log Cabin blocks.
Log Cabin Session 3
Saturday 24th March 2018
10:30 - 14:30
In this final session you will learn how to make the border and put your quilt together.
Disappearing Nine Patch
Tuesday 27th March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
£40.00
A variation on the traditional nine patch block. This technique can be used to make a quilt, bag or table runner. Just use your imagination!
Special Offer
Book and pay for three courses get the third half price!
REGULAR EVENTS
Social Stitching

Every Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
£5.00
Join a group of like minded stitchers each week to continue and complete your projects. Refreshments provided.
Lessons
To be agreed
Please let us know if there is something you yourself or you and a group of friends would like to get together and learn and we can try to accommodate your requirements.
Terms and Conditions

All courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking. We are very sorry, but we cannot refund payment for courses cancelled less than 14 days before the course starts.

If, for any reason, the Nimble Thimble cancels a course you will receive a full refund.
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