All weekends are tutored by Maggie. You can either do the course stated for the weekend or Free Choice.
You can do any of the following on any of the weekend dates, or click here for more options.
Japanese Folded Patchwork.
Make a bag, small wallhanging or cushion cover with this traditional technique.
Quick Scrap quilts
Use up all your scraps to make a bright and jolly lap quilt, using quick methods of half and quarter squares. Suitable for beginners as well as the more experienced sewer.
Miniature and Small Quilts
How small can you go! It’s easier than you think. Make a quilt in the weekend.
Make spring flower blocks using foundation piecing for small hanging or useful bag.
Japanese Fabric Weaving
Make a fabric woven panel to fit into a bag or wall hanging.
Landscapes in Fabric
Create a work of art in Fabric. A large range of suitable fabrics available in kit form, plus border, binding and
backing for reasonable cost.
Kimonos, Lanterns, Kites and Fans
Make some interesting 3 dimensional blocks using fancy fabrics for a delightful wallhanging with a difference.
3D beach hut, sailing boat and lighthouse
Three small wallhangings with a three dimensional feel. Kits available for reasonable cost.
An interesting selection of bags to make.
Create a beautiful fabric box using the laced and sewn method.
Make some stunning cushions for your home, in patchwork or appliqué. Learn professional finishing techniques. Piped or frilled edges, zip or button back openings.
Fabric Block Printing
Create a sumptuous silk cushion, dyed and block printed. Materials in kit form provided at reasonable cost, or print and dye your own fabric for patchwork items.
Are you fed up with all the tat the high street has to offer in the way of clothes? Come and make a skirt or pair of trousers that actually fit! Basic dressmaking techniques for the beginner or for the more experienced, try pattern adaptation and get what you really want.
Choose from several easy blocks to make cushion covers, Learn several finishing off methods. Zip insertion, button back, cord piping and frills.
Enjoy a relaxing weekend learning to do hand Appliqué. Make a cushion panel, small wall hanging or start a quilt.
Learn to do perfect machine appliqué, to make a panel or cushion cover.
Free Machine Embroidery and Quilting
By dropping the feed dogs on your machine, learn to express yourself with freestyle embroidery and quilting.
Fabric Origami Flowers
Make several different folded fabric flowers, to use as small hangings or embellishments on quilts and wall hangings.
Christmas Hangings and Tree Decorations
I have a wonderful selection of interesting Christmas themed items to make.
Make some unusual manipulated fabric blocks to make into a cushion or wall hanging.
Don’t worry if you are a complete beginner, I have lots of things you can do and they WILL be good!!
If you are more experienced I can help with any projects or UFO’s you are doing, or if you see something else not on the list that you would like to try, just give me a ring to discuss it.
to find the current list of further suggestions.
WEEKEND DATES 2018
9th - 11th March
16th - 18th March
23rd - 25th March
6th - 8th April
13th -15th April
20th -22nd April
27th- 29th April
4th - 6th May
18th - 20 May
25th - 27th May
1st - 3rd June
8th - 10th June
15th - 17th June
6th - 13th July. Friday to Friday, sewing and sightseeing retreat
20th - 27th July. Friday to Friday, sewing and sightseeing retreat
3rd - 10th August, Friday - Friday, sewing and sightseeing retreat
17th - 24th August, Friday to Friday, sewing and sightseeing retreat
7th - 9th September
14th - 16th September
28th - 30th September
5th - 7th October
19th - 21st October
26th - 28th October
2nd - 4th November
9th - 11th November
16th -18th November
WEEKEND DATES 2019.
8th - 10th March
15th - 17th March
29th - 31st March
5th - 17th April
12th -14th April
3rd - 5th May
24th - 26th May
1st - 3rd June
14th - 16th June
21st -23rd June
5th - 12th July. Friday to Friday, sewing and sightseeing retreat
19th - 26th July. Friday to Friday, sewing and sightseeing retreat
2nd - 9th August. Friday to Friday, sewing and sightseeing retreat
16th - 23rd August - Friday to Friday, sewing and sightseeing retreat
6th - 8th September
13th - 15th September
27th - 29th September
4th - 6th October
18th -20th October
25th - 27th October
1st - 3rd November
8th - 10 November
15th - 17th November
Please contact Maggie for availability of places on courses before sending in booking form.