Frame purse beginners sewing workshop
27
February
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Frame purse Sale has ended

This is a brilliant, sophisticated beginners project but you do need to be able to confidently use a sewing machine. This frame purse is a gorgeous purse bag that is perfect for make up because of the way that the top stands open with the use of the internal frame. In fact the sturdy opening […] ...

28
February
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 (Wed am) new course starts January 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 […] ...

copy your clothes workshop
28
February
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio B
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Copy your clothes course

Think of your favourite garment…… Is it all worn out and you can’t find a replacement? Wish you could have it in more colours, patterns, fabrics? If the answer to either of these questions is ‘YES’ then you need to come to our ‘Copy your Clothes’ course. ...

28
February
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Dressmaking for beginners and improvers (Wed pm) new course starts January 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 […] ...

29
February
9:30 am - 12:30 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 […] ...

children's after school sewing
29
February
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Children’s after school sewing club (Spring 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 […] ...

1
March
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 am) new course starts January 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 […] ...

1
March
1:00 pm - 4:00 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 January 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 […] ...

mini hoop embroidery workshop
2
March
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mini hoop embroidery

Create a sweet posy of hand embroidered flowers in this new workshop from Beth Power. Framed in a miniature craft hoop, they can be turned into magnets, brooches or pendants/hanging decorations.    Hand embroidery is therapeutic, methodical and relaxing so treat yourself to a few hours learning some new, simple stitches with a big impact, playing […] ...

2 day textile art course
2
March
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Garden Studio A & B
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Textile Art 2-day course with Ellie Hipkin – March 2024 Sold Out

Join local artist Ellie Hipkin in a playful two day workshop exploring textile mixed media techniques to produce a stunning abstract artwork. Ellie Hipkin is a Brighton based textile artist inspired by nature, from the Sussex coast to the South Downs. You’ll hear how she expresses nature’s calming colours, shapes and patterns in her work, and […] ...

crochet socks workshop
4
March
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Garden Studio B
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Crochet Socks with Coastal Crochet Last Few Tickets

Not a knitter but been thinking about socks? We’ve got the answer…… We are delighted to be inviting  the lovely Eleonora aka Coastal crochet to join us and teaching us how to make a pair of cosy crocheted socks. Socks don’t just have to be knitted and learning how to crochet them might be slightly […] ...

beginners quilling workshop
4
March
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio B
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Quilling Sold Out

Have you heard of paper quilling or paper filigree? It is the art of paper rolling which followed by a bit of bending and moulding will allow you to create a variety of shapes. It is a skill which dates back as far as the 4th and 5th centuries. You are supplied with a beginners […] ...

zip up tray pouch workshop
5
March
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Zip Up Tray Pouch

We will be using the Zip Up Tray Pouch pattern by Aneela Hoey for the class.  You will receive a professionally printed booklet of the pattern to take home with you. This is a great little project which can easily be completed by a competent beginner. Please note that there is some hand sewing to […] ...

beginners patchwork sampler at Made and Making
7
March
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Beginners patchwork and quilting sampler (starting February 2024)

Have you ever tried patchwork? Dabbled with some simple blocks and really enjoyed it? Attempted some blocks on your own but not been happy with the results? This course will give you all the insight, tips and tricks you need to create great patchwork and learn the essentials of quilting. Not sure patchwork is for […] ...

crochet workshop
11
March
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Crochet and a Cuppa

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. ...

weekly sewing class at Made and Making
11
March
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

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 […] ...

12
March
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Beginners’ Crochet Sold Out

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’ […] ...

needle felt easter eggs workshop
12
March
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Needle felted Easter eggs Last Few Tickets

Learn the technique of needle felting whilst making these lovely Easter eggs to decorate your home this Spring. ...

weekly sewing class at Made and Making
15
March
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Sew Friendly open sessions (5 hours) Last Few Tickets

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 […] ...

overlocker workshop in Sussex
18
March
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Garden Studio B
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Get to know your overlocker 2

This is an intermediate workshop for those that have already completed a beginners workshop or similar. So you know how to thread your overlocker, possibly even do a few different stitches and the insides of your projects are nice and tidy – but are you having fun and ‘making’ any projects with it?  Or, maybe […] ...

hand embroidery class in sussex
19
March
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Creative Stitchscapes

Unleash your creativity and enjoy a day of relaxing hand stitching to create a textured hoop embroidery using Stitchscape techniques. By the end of the session you will have your own unique Stitchscape . There will be a written guide with stitches and diagrams to help you finish it off at home if needs be. […] ...

crochet mandala workshop
25
March
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Garden Studio B
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Crochet Mistral Mandala

We love the current fashion for crocheted mandalas and how you can use them to play with colour and experiment with stitches. We have persuaded the lovely  Eleonora aka Coastal crochet to design and run this workshop for us so you can share the fun. The mandala is made in  just 11 rounds, the perfect […] ...

26
March
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Garden Studio A
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Crazy fun sampler

I have had the idea in my head for sometime to make an interesting sampler from a set of precut squares so that it can be a fun and affordable way to learn how to patchwork. The crazy fun sampler is a brilliant project if you would like to learn a variety of patchwork techniques. […] ...

hand sewn project utility pouch with Carolyn Forster workshop
27
March
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Garden Studio A & B
Made and Making, Garden Studio, South Downs Nurseries, Brighton Road, Hassocks, BN6 9LY

Quilted project pouch with Carolyn Forster

This little pouch by renowned patchworker Carolyn Forster has its roots in the nostalgia of years gone by. It was inspired by the handkerchief and lingerie pockets you used to get that were often embroidered by hand after buying the printed fabric panel. This genteel practice seems very quaint now but can be brought up […] ...

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