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Browse our calendar to choose a sewing or craft course that’s convenient for you. 

July 2024

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Filet Crochet
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learn to create stunning, lace-like designs with filet crochet. This exciting technique combines solid blocks with open mesh and is created using just two basic stitches.  , ...
Needle felted Cactus
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learn the technique of 3d needle felting whilst making a life-like cactus. Have all the joy of a plant without the watering or the spikes! , ...
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Sew Together Bag™
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keeping all your tools in one place can be invaluable, especially when coming to a Made and Making workshop! We’ve been using organisers like this for ages and they are much coveted. So, now, we’re going to help you make one too. The Sew Together Bag™ by Sew Demented is a great project and will be sure to b , ...
Contemporary Quillow
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Have you ever heard of a quillow?  A quillow is a quilt that becomes a pillow making it the perfect travel companion. It can be used as a quilt one minute or niftily converted to a comfy pillow the next. Make it as a perfect present for a grandchild or niece or perhaps as a brilliant picnic solution for your best frien , ...
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Dressmaking for beginners and improvers (Wed am) new course starts April 2024
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This 10 week course is for complete beginners to dressmaking or those with some sewing experience. You’ll learn how to make a garment of your choice using a commercial (shop bought) pattern. The course will take you through the whole process including taking personal measurements, selecting and cutting the correct size , ...
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Mystery Quilt Club 2024
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
If you’ve been looking for a monthly patchwork session where you can build and refine your skills, become part of a community and enjoy some time sewing with others then look no further. Our Mystery Quilt Club for 2024 is designed to do all of this. Each month we will work on different elements for our mystery qu , ...
Children’s after school sewing club (Summer Term)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Would your child love a weekly creative outlet? Our after-school club runs on Thursday afternoons during term time, 4-5pm. This is a great opportunity for children who want to learn to sew. All levels are welcome so feel free to come and improve skills too. Every child will work on their own projects and develop their , ...
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Dressmaking for beginners and improvers (Fri am) new course starts April 2024
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This 10 week course is for complete beginners to dressmaking or those with some sewing experience. You’ll learn how to make a garment of your choice using a commercial (shop bought) pattern. The course will take you through the whole process including taking personal measurements, selecting and cutting the correct size , ...
Dressmaking for beginners and improvers (Fri pm) new course starts April 2024
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This 10 week course is for complete beginners to dressmaking or those with some sewing experience. You’ll learn how to make a garment of your choice using a commercial (shop bought) pattern. The course will take you through the whole process including taking personal measurements, selecting and cutting the correct size , ...
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Crochet and a Cuppa
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
An absolute favourite at Made and Making, these sessions are a chance to crochet in company.  These sessions allow you to bring along your own project and Sarah will be on hand to provide any guidance that you may be after. This session is being led by Sarah. Not suitable for complete beginners. , ...
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Stash pouch
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come and make this useful, fun pouch. With the see-through vinyl sides you can see what’s inside at a glance, making it perfect for storing your stash of fat quarters or yarn. , ...
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Patchwork Posse
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Do you want to be part of our Patchwork Posse? We’ve been listening to everyone who tells us how much they enjoying being part of our community and sometimes just want to come and soak it up. These new sessions are for lovers of patchwork and quilting to come together (whether you have been before or not), make f , ...
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Felt vessels
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This is an ideal beginners’ felting workshop. Come along and learn the basics of wet felt making. People do cancel and we do hold waiting lists. If the date you would like is full please do contact us and we can add you to the list. This workshop is being led by Suzy. , ...
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Sew Friendly open sessions (5 hours)
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Our regular stitch classes for those looking to build their skills or sew in a friendly relaxed environment. Need help with some dressmaking? Looking to adjust a pattern? Stuck on a piece of patchwork? Not sure where to start with a project? Want some pointers on how to complete your project? These sessions allow you t , ...
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Beginners’ Crochet
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Crochet is a wonderful way to pass the time requiring nothing more than a hook and a ball of yarn. Completely portable it can go everywhere you go. Once you start I know you’ll be hooked, it’s no wonder you want to learn to crochet! Enjoyable, clearly presented and filled with expert tips, this beginners’ c , ...
Drum Lampshades
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Looking to update your home? Come along and learn the art of making drum lampshades. After this workshop you will be taking home your own finished shade, ready to hang from the ceiling or pop on a base. , ...
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Get to know your overlocker
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Do you want to take your sewing to the next level? If so, our overlocker course is for you. Learning how to use an overlocker will allow you to get a professional-looking finish on your edges, hems and seams, especially on those tricky stretch fabrics.  At first glance, overlockers seem a bit daunting, with their multi , ...
Dorset Button Brooch
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Would you like to try your hand at making a Dorset button brooch? Let Jane walk you through the process. Choose between making a tree or a bunch of flowers. Dorset buttons are handmade buttons that were first made in Dorset and their manufacture was at a peak between 1622 and 1850, after which they were overtaken by ma , ...
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Postage stamp patchwork
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
I promise you this is so much simpler than you might think! They might look like teeny tiny squares, and they are, but there is a fab technique which takes away the stress when sewing and we precut all the squares for you! Could it get any better?! All materials are supplied, we’ll be offering a wide variety of L , ...
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Patchwork Posse
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Do you want to be part of our Patchwork Posse? We’ve been listening to everyone who tells us how much they enjoying being part of our community and sometimes just want to come and soak it up. These new sessions are for lovers of patchwork and quilting to come together (whether you have been before or not), make f , ...
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Scrappy Patchwork pouch
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Come along and make a fabulous patchwork zipper pouch from leftover scraps. Learn to make a handy zipper pouch using the stitch and flip, quilt as you go method. These pouches are great gifts, and you can make use of treasured pieces of fabrics to hold those memories. You’ll learn to put a zip into a pouch, how to quil , ...
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Children’s Travel Set
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This workshop is a brilliant opportunity to introduce your child to a sewing machine. Sewing is a life skill and a wonderful skill to gift. Our travel set of cushion and eye mask are designed to give you comfort at home or away. Whether you are off on holiday or just having a sleepover why not have a little bit of extr , ...
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Children’s Nine Patch cushion
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This workshop is a brilliant opportunity to introduce your child to a sewing machine. Sewing is a life skill and a wonderful skill to gift. All you need to do is drop them off and we’ll give them a drink and a biscuit and have them waiting with their very own handmade patchwork cushion. Our tutor is DBS checked. , ...
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