SewArty, 5 Warwick House, Station Road, Kenilworth, CV8 1JF, UK
07530 809308

Workshops and Courses


  Workshops and Courses – SewArty 2017
Log Cabin Patchwork Please make sure you book to secure a place on your chosen workshopRing 07530 809308 or click here to email us


Our regular weekly workshops are…..

7.00 – 9.30pm  Knit, crochet and Stitch £3.00  (£1 goes to our chosen charity Myton Hospice)
An evening social session for all those knitting, crochet and craft lovers. Please bring whatever you are working on, or if you want to start a new project, you’ve come to the right place! Sadly due to numbers and space, we can only do hand projects (Sewing machines just get in the way of tea, biscuits and chat!).

11.00 –1.00 pm Learn to Crochet with April £10
For complete beginners to or those just starting out and needing a bit of help to conquor the basics.

1.00 – 3.00 pm Intermediate Crochet with April £10
For crochet addicts wanting to brush up on some techniques, this workshop is for you!  It’s best to have some knowledge of basic crochet stitches.

7.00 – 9.30pm Dressmaking with Rosalie  £15
Learn new skills or brush up on those you already have on this informal but very informative dressmaking class. Rosalie will take you through all the stages needed to produce lovely clothes and tailor them to fit, from choosing the correct fabric to pattern reading.

10.00 – 12.30pm Dressmaking with Chrissie £15
Come to this informal but very informative dressmaking workshop. Chrissie will show you how to produce lovely clothes, from choosing the pattern and correct fabric to the finished garment.

10.00 – 12.30pm Stitch and Chat  £5
Join us for the morning , have a coffee and a chat and hopefully do a bit of sewing! You can do your own thing or take part in one of  our projects which range from hand stitching to machine and other bits and bobs. It depends what we fancy! You can share the machines at the shop so don’t need to bring your own


Workshops for 2017/18


Friday 1st December  1.30 – 4.00 pm Fabric based Christmas wreath with Di £10 Includes Materials
Come and join us in making a fabric Christmas wreath, based on a wire frame, using a variety of fabrics. It’s simple to make but very effective. Please see sample in the shop! Please bring along a pair of pinking shears.

Saturday 2nd December  2.00 – 5.00 pm Christmas themed Crochet with April £15
From snowflakes, and mini Christmas trees to baubles and bunting, enjoy yourself in this 3 hour workshop making some unique Christmas decorations.  It’s best to have some knowledge of basic crochet stitches. Please bring hooks and some sparkly wool oddments if you have them.

Thursday evening 14th  December  7.00 – 9.30 pm Real Christmas Wreath £22 Includes materials
Make a beautiful wreath to hang on your door using a great selection of fresh greenery. Embellish with cinnamon sticks, star anise and dried orange slices, then add a lovely ribbon to complete it! Mince pies and tea/coffee will be available during the evening to make it truly festive. If you would like to add baubles or have a ‘theme’ you’re welcome to bring some extra bits and bobs

Happy Christmas and New Year everyone!


Saturday 20th January
10.00-1.00pm  Silk Painted Picture -Silk painting with Cathy Renken £30 Including Materials.
A repeat of this popular workshop which filled very quickly. Learn how to create your own silk painting A4 size. You can use designs taken from a selection of  ideas or bring along your own line drawings to adapt. Cathy will show you silk painting techniques and how you can apply them to produce your own piece. Once dry this can be further embellished using hand or machine embroidery of which there will be a brief demonstration.
Please bring along your machine with a free machine embroidery foot and a basic sewing kit.  

Saturday 27th January 
10.00-1.00pm  Seascapes –  Needle felting with Debbie Colby £30 Including Materials.
Learn how to create beautiful pictures using needle felting and free machine embroidery. Debbie will show you the techniques and how to further embellish your work to create a unique piece.
Please bring along your machine with a free machine embroidery foot and a basic sewing kit. (FULL)

Saturday 27th January
2.00-5.00pm April Showers Crochet Along Workshop £15 (per session)
This Crochet workshop is for beginners and intermediate crocheters who wish to get creative and make a lap blanket, bed topper or cushion. Tutor April will help and support people making different  6″ and 12″ squares to a variety of patterns. The workshop will be held once a month until the projects are completed. Tea and coffee provided. Please see samples in the shop


Coming soon! Stay tuned….

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