Children’s Owl Doorstop

children's owl doorstop workshop

This characterful owl doorstop is simple and fun for a child to make, and is a brilliant starter project on a sewing machine. This workshop will introduce your child to a sewing machine. They will be taught the basic principles of using a sewing machine and then using different fabrics and a bit of hand sewing create their own owl doorstop.

All you need to do is drop them off, we’ll provide everything from the sewing machines and fabrics to a drink and a biscuit.

All our childrens’ tutors are DBS checked.

This workshop is for  those aged 8yrs plus.




05 Apr 2024


9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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What will we cover?

We’ll take your child through the principles of using a sewing machine, with everything demonstrated clearly. 


They’ll then use different fabrics, and a bit of hand sewing, to create their own owl doorstop, filled and weighted with a rice bag. 

How will I be taught?

Your child will be taught in our lovely studio by a friendly and experienced tutor, through demonstration and guidance as they work. 


They’ll also be able to ask questions, making sure everything is clear and that they’re getting the best results they can.


Do I need any previous experience or skills?

No experience or skills needed, but participants need to be 8 years or over.

Are materials provided? Is there anything I need to source myself?

All materials are provided. 


What will I take home with me?

A colourful owl doorstop, to use at home or to give as a present. 



Drinks and biscuits will be available.


During all of our workshops photographs are taken for promotional purposes only. Please make us aware at the time of booking if you would prefer not to be included.



Karen Bayley
Karen Bayley

Karen has always enjoyed sewing and even as a child was cutting up small amounts of fabric to make dolls clothes. Karen spent many years working in soft furnishings before going on to working in an education environment, first as Primary school teaching assistant then running an after school and holiday club. She now loves sewing patchwork and always has several different sewing and knitting projects on the go!

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