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

2017

Our regular weekly workshops are…..

Mondays
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!).

Wednesdays
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. Starts again on 13th September        (1 space available)

Thursdays
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.

Fridays
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

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Workshops for 2017

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Friday 18th August 
2.00-5.00pm  Silk painting and free machine embroidery with Pam  £25
Join Pam and enjoy painting on silk before drying it so you can free machine embroider to enhance your design. This will be suitable to make into cards or a small landscape to frame. Please bring a sewing machine with an embroidery foot. You will need to be able to drop the feed dogs on your machine

Tuesday 22nd August
10.00-11.30am  Decorate a canvas £10
Use paints, fabric, glitter pens, buttons etc to create your own masterpiece. Suitable for adults and children. See our caravan and cupcake designs in the shop

Friday 25th August 
2.00-5.00pm  ‘UFO’ Un Finished Objects!!!  £5
Come along to our second session with that UnFinished Object in hand. Discuss with others, get new ideas, and lets finish some of those projects that have been gathering dust or sitting in the back of a drawer Price includes tea/coffee and a biscuit

Saturday 26th  August
10.00-10.00pm  Batik with Pam £25
Learn the age old technique of batik using fabric dyes/paints and hot wax to create your designs, then embellish them with some free machine embroidery Please bring a sewing machine with an embroidery foot. You will need to be able to drop the feed dogs on your machine

Tuesday 29th  August
10.00-10.00pm  Workshop for children £5 per item
Be creative and design your own money box, door hanger or picture frame with paint, glitter pens, buttons and stickers. This is a drop in session, so drop in any time between 10 and 1 and leave when you have finished. Very wet items can be left to be picked up later!

Saturday 2nd September 
10.00-12.30pm  Moving on with your Overlocker with Chrissie £25
You will already have a basic understanding of using your overlocker (perhaps by attending one of Chrissie’s beginner workshops ) and are now looking to extend that knowledge. Lots of information and samples to make
You will need to have your own overlocker

Saturday 16th September to Saturday 23rd September
EXHIBITION OF WORK BY DEBBIE COLBY
Come and see beautiful needlefelted landscapes, frames and hangings, quirky brooches and gorgeous cushions and cards. Debbie will be demonstrating how she makes these lovely works of art each Saturday and maybe in between. Perfect for Christmas presents, (prices starting from £4 for the brooches) if you can bear to part with them!

Saturday 30th September 
10.00-1.00pm  Beginners Needlefelting with Debbie Colby £30 Including Materials.
This workshop is aimed at those of you who have not yet managed to book on to one of Debbie’s popular workshops and are wanting to enter the world of needlefelting. She will show you the techniques involved in creating her beautiful pictures using needle felting tools and hand embroidery.
A sewing machine is not necessary for this workshop (1 SPACE LEFT)

Saturday 7th October 
10.00-1.00pm  Stained glass patchwork  with Sue £25  Including Materials
Find out how to make a stunning patchwork panel which looks like stained glass!
Please bring a sewing machine and a basic sewing kit

Saturday 14th October 
10.00-3.00pm  Scrappy Dolls with Di £30  Materials Included
Make a great little doll using our huge assortment of fabrics, lace, ribbons and yarns, making her truly individual. A perfect Christmas present for ….. Please bring a sewing machine and basic sewing kit, or you can hire one from us

Saturday 21st October 
10.00-1.00pm  Free Machine Embroidery workshop with Pam £25
Join Pam to make beautiful little gift bags using voiles and free machine embroidery. Please bring along your machine with a free machine embroidery foot and a basic sewing kit. 

Saturday 28th October 
10.00-1.00pm  Advanced Flowers and Leaves –  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. (1 SPACE LEFT)

Saturday 11th November
10.00-1.00pm  Silk Painted Picture -Silk painting with Cathy Renken £30 Including Materials.
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 25th November 
10.00-1.00pm  Landscapes –  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)

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Coming soon! Stay tuned….

Fabric dyeing

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Block Printing


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