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Bettys Sewing Box Workshops

Come and learn something new or spend time doing the craft you love in our workshop.

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In our workshop we have 6 sewing machines, an overlocker and a large cutting table which can be hired out either hourly or you can come a long to one of our classes.

Our classes vary each month and usually take place on a monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

To keep up dated with our latest workshop lists you can join our mailing list by emailing us at     bettyssewingbox@hotmail.com or check the news tab on the website. 

To book a workshop...

Pop in or call us on 01335 347241

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BETTY’S SEWING BOX, ASHBOURNE    

01335 347241

Weekly Workshops

 

Knit and natter every Monday, 10am -12pm

£1 We have needles, wool and patterns or bring your own project

We can offer private parties for children and adults. Minimum age 7. Minimum group number 4. Please call us or pop in to discuss the craft options.

We can offer learn to use a sewing machine on a one to one basis. Advance booking is required. £25 for 2 hours tuition, materials and refreshments.  

We have the machines set up in the workshop along with an overlocker and cutting table. these are available to hire at £5 per hour. Most days there is somebody around to help. Please call in advance to book a machine.

Crochet Clinic - every 1st Wednesday of the month , 6pm - 9pm.            £15

Our Crochet teacher Sophia will be here to give help, advice, one to one guidance, pattern reading etc. Please bring along your own materials. - booking required.

Quilting - Block of the month - 1st Monday of every month 6pm - 9pm                £15

Learn a different patchwork technique, beginners welcome. Each month is stand alone you only need very basic skills. Friendly group, excellent teacher, perfect opportunity to try out patchwork! Other quilting projects may be added - please see facebook.

Upcoming Workshops…

 

There are lots of workshops and courses to get your teeth stuck into this month including beginners sewing and crochet, a chance to make a beautiful liberty and denim skirt, learn new weaving skills, and another Liberty evening too, as well as lots more.

There are limited places, so call, email and come into the shop to book. A deposit secures your place!

Thurs. Sept 6th    After school club - (full) join the new Wednesday after school club! 4-5.30pm. £10

Sat. Sept. 8th Vintage needlework and embroidery. Using exquisite vintage items, learn to do beautiful embroidery with Natalie, using vintage lace, silk, buttons quilts .. 10-1pm. £25

Thurs. Sept. 13th Learn how to 'draw' with your sewing machine on this 3 hour freehand macine embroidery workshop  10-1pm. £20

Mon. Sept. 17th Crazy Patchwork with Anita & Rosie 10.30-3pm  £35 inc. lunch

             

Thurs. Sept. 27th Crochet beginners group with Sophia. The second of this two part workshop.    10-1pm £40 (both sessions)

    

Wed. Sept. 19th Reversible, Denim and Liberty wrap skirt with Hannah (FULL but waiting list for another class) 10-1pm  £55


 

Thurs. Sept. 20th Crochet beginners group with Sophia. Two consecutive Thursday mornings.    10-1pm. £40 (for both sessions)

Mon. Sept. 24th Landscape Weaving with Brian. A full day to learn this lovely acing technique. 10-3pm. £35 (inc. lunch)

Wed,Sept. 26th Beginners Sewing with Jacqui. Go back to basics learning all the machine techniques you missed out on. Will suit beginners or as a refresher. This is a 6 week course of 2 hour sessions. 10-12pm  £15

Wed. sept. 26th Liberty Evening. Learn about Liberty and this much loved and cherished British fabric, bring along your liberty ‘makes’  meet other enthusiasts and see our new range of liberty. £10 includes fizz, nibbles, craft activity and a goody bag to take home.

Friday 8th October, 10.30am - 3pm - Painted, inked and stitched £35 includes lunch

To book onto any of our courses or for more information please call us on 01335 347241