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June 2024

Dressmaking for beginners and improvers (Wed am) new course starts April 2024 Sold Out

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, cutting out fabric, sewing […]
19 Jun
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Building colour confidence

Time and time again I hear people say that they don’t feel confident working with colour. Whether it is choosing colours for a crochet blanket or sorting fabrics for their next patchwork project. So I have designed this workshop to give an insight into the ‘rules’ of working with colour and to give plenty of […]
20 Jun
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY
children's after school sewing

Children’s after school sewing club (Summer Term) Sold Out

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 […]
20 Jun
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Dressmaking for beginners and improvers (Fri am) new course starts April 2024 Last Few Tickets

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, cutting out fabric, sewing […]
21 Jun
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Dressmaking for beginners and improvers (Fri pm) new course starts April 2024 Sold Out

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, cutting out fabric, sewing […]
21 Jun
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY
mono printing and freemotion embroidery workshop

Mono Printing with Free-motion Embroidery

Learn to mono print with real plants and flowers and then add free motion embroidery, adding depth and texture to your picture. You will create your own original piece of textile art through printing and embroidery techniques. Ellie is a local textile artist who makes original fabric paintings with added free motion embroidery. Some of […]
22 Jun
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY
bookmaking workshop

Beginners Book Making Sold Out

If you have ever wanted to have a book that is special enough to hold the contents inside come along and learn some book making techniques. Create your own book for those special treasures, let them shine within a bespoke handcrafted home. In our beginners book making workshop you will learn all the skills you […]
29 Jun
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY
July 2024
Filet crochet workshop

Filet Crochet Sold Out

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. 
01 Jul
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY
felting workshop

Needle felted Cactus

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!
01 Jul
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio B
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Sew Together Bag™

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 […]
02 Jul
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Mystery Quilt Club 2024

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 […]
04 Jul
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY
weekly sewing class at Made and Making

Sew Friendly open sessions (3 hours)

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 […]
08 Jul
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY
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