Courses

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.
Foundation Piecing
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.
Patchwork Bags
An interesting selection of bags to make.
Fabric Boxes
Create a beautiful fabric box using the laced and sewn method.
Cushions
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.
Dressmaking Revival!!!
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.
Patchwork Cushions
Choose from several easy blocks to make cushion covers, Learn several finishing off methods. Zip insertion, button back, cord piping and frills.
Baltimore Appliqué
Enjoy a relaxing weekend learning to do hand Appliqué. Make a cushion panel, small wall hanging or start a quilt.
Machine Appliqué
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. Origami Blocks
Make some unusual manipulated fabric blocks to make into a cushion or wall hanging.
Christmas Hangings and Tree Decorations
I have a wonderful selection of interesting Christmas themed items to make.

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.

Click here to find the current list of further suggestions.

WEEKEND DATES 2016
4th – 6th March
18th – 20th March
1st – 3rd April
8th – 10th April
15th – 17th April
22nd –24th April
29th April – 1st May
6th – 8th May
13th – 15th May
20th – 22nd May
27th – 29th May
3rd – 5th June
24th – 26th June
8th – 15th July, Friday – Friday, sewing and sightseeing week
22nd – 31st July, Friday – Friday, sewing and sightseeing week
5th – 7th August August
12th – 19th August, Friday – Friday, sewing and sightseeing week
26th August – 2 September, Friday – Friday, sewing and sightseeing week
9th – 11th September
16th – 18th September
23rd – 25th September
30th September – 2nd October
7th – 9th October
14th – 16th October
21st – 23rd October
28th – 30th October
4th – 6th November
11th – 13th November

Preliminary WEEKEND DATES 2017.
Available to book from March 2016.

24th – 26th March
31st March – 2 April
7th – 9th April
21st –23rd April
28th – 30th April
5th – 7th May
19th – 21st May
26th – 28th May
2nd – 4th June
7th – 14th July. Friday to Friday, sewing and sightseeing week
21st –28th July, Friday to Friday, sewing and sightseeing week
11th – 18th August, Friday to Friday, sewing and sightseeing week
25th August – 1st September,Friday to Friday sewing and sightseeing week
8th – 10th September
15th – 17th September
22nd – 24th September
6th – 8th October
13th – 15th October
20th – 22nd October
3rd – 5th November
10th – 12th November
17th – 19th November


Please contact Maggie for availability of places on courses before sending in booking form.