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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…

Upcoming Workshops…

Beginners Crochet - Monday 29th January 1pm - 4pm & Monday 5th February 1pm - 4pm (2 week course) £40

Join Sophia and learn the wonderful skill of crochet. During the 2 week workshop you will learn the basics from holding the hook, casting on and the basic stitches. The price includes all of the materials and refreshments.

‘A year in stitch 2018’ - Launch day, Monday 22nd January, 12.30pm - 2.30pm

This is a project that can be started on any day of your year. You make a pledge to yourself to add a minimum of 1 stitch per day to your work for a whole year. Examples of ongoing work will be available to be seen on 22nd January.

Kits with full instructions, fabric, hoops, needles and everything you need to start will be available in the shop soon.

You don’t have to attend to take part but occasional meetings will be held to motivate, share, compare and help.

The meeting cost is £3, kits will be available to purchase for £27 should you wish to.

 

Freehand Machine Embroidery and Applique workshop - Thursday 25th January 10am - 1pm £20

Join Lucy and learn how to ‘draw’ using your sewing machine. Price includes all materials and refreshments. A design will be available to do on the day or come along with your own ideas.

Hand embroidery on a blanket - Thursday 1st February, 6pm - 8pm £15

Start a project and learn a few stitches to create a pretty picture on a blanket. Suitable for complete beginners or improvers. Price includes all materials and refreshments. 

Liberty Cushion Workshop  - Wednesday 7th February, 10 am- 1pm £45

Add a touch of spring to your home with a pair of gorgeous Liberty cushions... On this 3 hour workshop you will learn how to create a pair of simple envelope style cushion covers. The price includes your choice of Liberty fabric, 2 x hollow fibre cushion pads, tuition, all other materials and refreshments. Basic sewing machine skills will be required.

Denim Crossover Apron Workshop -  Wednesday 28th February, 10am - 1pm £40

Join Hannah from Busy Little Things and learn how to make a stunning denim crossover apron - This versatile apron is made using a high quality, heavy weight denim fabric combined with a beautiful Liberty print fabric of your choice, and is stylish as well as comfortable. The price includes all materials, pattern to take away with you, tuition and refreshments. This workshop is the perfect opportunity to make a unique gift for Mother's Day, or just a beautiful accessory for yourself. Basic sewing machine skills will be required

 

Liberty Bunting Workshop - Wednesday 7th March 10am - 1pm £25

On this 3 hour workshop you will use a variety of gorgeous colourful Liberty Tana lawn print fabrics to create your own unique bunting that will brighten up any corner of your home or garden. This fun and simple course requires only basic sewing machine skills. The price includes all fabrics, bindings, materials , tuition and refreshments.

 

 

 

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