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Spring 2019

                               

 

 

 

 

                                               

 

 

 

                

 

                                                                                      

 

 

 

 

                                                             Tuesday 19th March 7.30-9.30pm Patchwork Zipped Pouch

 

 

Using a number of interlocking triangles we will stitch a lined pouch with a zip and use interfacing to stiffen it and give shape. Bring your sewing machine or use one of mine. £22

                                                                                                                               

 

Wednesday 27th March 7.30-9.30pm Beginners Crochet FULL

Learn the poplar hobby of crochet, make a Granny Square that can be made into cushions or throws but beware – it’s addictive! £22

              

                                                                                                                      

Tuesday 16th April 7.30-9.30pm Reverse Applique

A great decorative, machine sewn technique for use on different fabrics including t shirts and cottons.  £22

 

Wednesday 17th April 7.30-9.30pm Crochet Soap Cosy

A little crochet bag to pop your bar of soap in so you can use it instead of a scrubbie or flannel when showering and bathing. A lovely open trellis stitch worked in a cotton yarn. £22

 

Tuesday 23nd April 7.30-9.30pm Quilted Pouch

We will stitch a piece of patchwork, quilt it and turn it into a triangular pouch with a zip, lots of skills to practice. £22

 

Saturday 27th April 10-12 Super Stitchers – Padded Pencil Case

A sewing machine class for children aged 8 and over, bring your machine or use one of mine. Learn how to quilt a piece of fabric then turn it into a pencil case with boxed corners and a curved zip. £22

 

Tuesday 30th April 7.30-9.30pm Beginners Crochet

Learn the poplar hobby of crochet, make a Granny Square that can be made into cushions or throws but beware – it’s addictive! £22

 

Wednesday 8th May 7.30-9.30pm Sustainable Sewing

Everyone is aware of the need to cut down on plastic use and to reduce, reuse and recycle. We will make some toweling make up remover wipes and recycle shirts into a drawstring bag for washing them in so they don’t disappear like socks often do! Then we will make some elasticated bowl covers to use instead of cling film. £22  

                                                                                  

 

Saturday 11th May 10-12pm Super Stitchers – T shirt

A sewing machine class for children aged 8 and over, bring your sewing machine or use one of mine. Discover how to take a pattern from your favourite t shirt and then make your own. We will learn how to cut and sew jersey fabric.   £22

 

Tuesday 14th May 7.30-9.30pm Yoga Mat Bag

Learn how to make a long drawstring bag with a strap perfect for a yoga mat with a pocket on the side with a popper fastening for your keys. £22  

                                                   

 

Wednesday 15st May 7.30-9.30pm Crochet Snail

Hook up a cute little Amigurumi snail to learn about shaping, increasing and decreasing. £22

 

Saturday 18th May 10-4pm Creative Canal Cruise

A relaxing cruise on the lovely Prince Henry narrow boat heading out to the Cheshire countryside to Dunham. We will leave the mooring at Stretford Marina where there is parking and of course I'll bring everything we need for a creative handstitched project too. It is £45 for the trip including refreshments and materials. You can order a picnic lunch or bring your own if you prefer.

                               

 

Tuesday 21st May 7.30-9.30pm Mini Embroidered Sampler

Learn some embroidery stitches – satin stitch, lazy daisy, chain stitch and of course my favourite French Knots to sew a mini sampler in a hoop. You’ll learn how to use a light box to transfer a design and get top tips on finishing off your hoop. £22

Saturday 8th June 10-2pm Dressmaking – Sleeveless Summer Top

A class for learning dressmaking skills, measuring, making sure the pattern is the right size, cutting out and constructing a sleeveless summer top with facings. Bring your fabric and sewing machine or book one of mine. £40

                                                      

 

Tuesday 11th June 7.00-9.30pm Rope Handle Tote

The perfect summer bag, a roomy tote with pockets and a rope handle. Learn how to fit eyelets for the handle and work with canvas.  £30

 

Saturday 15th June 10-12pm Super Stitchers – T shirt

A sewing machine class for children aged 8 and over, bring your sewing machine or use one of mine. Discover how to take a pattern from your favourite t shirt and then make your own. We will learn how to cut and sew jersey fabric.   £22

 

Tuesday 18th June 7.30-9.30pm Quilted pouch with a curved zip

Learn how to quilt a piece of fabric then turn it into a pouch with boxed corners and an unusual zip that curves across the middle of the pouch. £22

                             

 

 

 

Tuesday 25th June 6.30-9pm Evening Cruise and Crochet 

A relaxing evening cruise aboard the Prince Henry narrowboat from the marina at Stretford into Castlefield, a magical way to spend a summers evening – admire the views, work on a crochet project and enjoy some homemade cake; perfect £35

 

                                                                                                                

Wednesday 26th June 7.30-9.30pm Beginners Crochet

Learn the poplar hobby of crochet, make a Granny Square that can be made into cushions or throws but beware – it’

s addictive! £22

 

 

Wednesday 3rd July 7.30-9.30pm Crochet Gingham

Gingham is perfect for summer, learn how to crochet the iconic pattern of squares, changing colours and carrying your yarn to the next square £22

 

Saturday 6th July 10-12pm Super Stitchers – Phone/ Money Pouch

A sewing machine class for children aged 8 and over, bring your sewing machine or use one of mine. We will learn how to make a pouch with two pockets, a flap and a keyring too £22

 

Tuesday 9th July 7.30-9.30pm Sustainable Sewing – Fold Up Shopper

We are all doing our bit and cutting down on single use plastic so stitch a folding shopper that tucks into a pocket on the front of the bag. Just what you need to slip in your handbag or car so you are never caught without a shopping bag.   £22

 

Wednesday 10th July 7.30-9.30pm Crochet Cactus – Desert Cactus

So we’ve made various different cacti and succulents, this time we will hook up a Desert Cactus just like the ones in the films! A good class for learning about increasing and decreasing to create different shapes.   £22

  

                                                                                  

A deposit of £12 secures your place.  

 

                      To book ring Jo on 0777 578 0533

                        French Knots Craft Studio, Sale.

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Learn the poplar hobby of crochet, make a Granny Square that can be made into cushions or throws but beware – it’

s addictive! Hook and wool included.

NEW Saturday 14th March 10 – 1 Get Sewing Saturday

A new Saturday workshop for a parent and child to learn how to hand sew together and make a fabric owl or dog to bring home. You’ll learn how to use a pattern, do back stitch, applique and sewing on buttons. £30 for 1 parent and 1 child including all materials.

 

Monday 16th March 7-9pm Serendipitea Stitch Club, Patchwork Lampshades

Patchwork is, rightly, very popular and is perfectly suited to making a unique and gorgeous lampshade. Bring along a pale lampshade in need of a new lease of life.

 

Tuesday 24th March 7.30-9.30 Lacy Crochet Square

A pretty design, perfect for making squares, will you make a cushion, a scarf or a blanket?

 

Wednesday 25th March 7.30-9.30 Beginners Crochet

Learn the poplar hobby of crochet, make a Granny Square that can be made into cushions or throws but beware – it’s addictive! Hook and wool included.

 

 

 

Tuesday 31st March Sweet Squishy Cushion

Stitch together wedges of pretty fabric to make a gorgeous round cushion, like a great big sweetie! My easy to use sewing machines make cushion making a breeze
 
 
 
           Most workshops are £20 which includes materials and refreshments,
             guidance and encouragement in my garden studio. A £10 deposit reserves your place.
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To book ring Jo on 0777 578 0533
French Knots Craft Studio, Sale.