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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…

Children's holiday programme

Friday 27th July, 10am - 12pm - Juggling Chicken Workshop

Suitable for children aged 8+ £12

 

 

Friday 3rd August, 10am - 12pm - Bunting workshop

Suitable for children aged 8+ £12

Creative art textiles and fabric manipulation.

Wednesday 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th August 10-1pm

In this series of 4 half day courses we will experiment with textiles, manipulating, machine and hand stitching and mixing different weights of fabric. You will learn techniques such as reverse appliqué, smocking, slashing and capturing.

An excellent head start for those beginning GCSE textiles, developing existing BTEC projects or just to learn a new textile technique to add to your projects.

 

4, 3 hour sessions over 4 weeks. £20 per session, or £65 for all 4 sessions, payable in advance. Age 15+


Friday 10th August, 10am - 12pm - Easy teddy bears picnic workshop £12

Suitable for children aged 5+ (Bring a parent). Work with a reception teacher who will teach basic sewing skills to make a teddy bear. Then share a cake with your new furry friend.

Tuesday 14th August, 1.30 - 3pm - Friendship bracelet on Binca £12

Suitable for children aged 8+

Easy stitching, make your own design and decorate with tassels and beads.

 

Friday 17th August, 10am - 12pm - Easy Doll Workshop £12

Suitable for children aged 8+

Make your dolly then embellish with stitches and simple clothes or fabric pens.


 

Friday 24th August, 10am - 12pm - Voodoo pincushion or keyring £12

Suitable for children aged 7+

Beginner intro to stitching.


 

 

Our upcoming workshops…

Wednesday 1st August, 6pm - 9pm - Crochet clinic    £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.

 

Monday 6th August, 6pm - 9pm - Block of the month, learn a different block each month. £15

 

Wednesday 5th September, 10am - 12pm - stitching in the moment

 

Thursday 13th September, 10am - 1pm  - Freehand machine embroidery and applique workshop with Lucy £20

Learn how to ‘draw’ with your sewing machine.

 

Monday 17th September, 10.30am - 3pm - Crazy patchwork needle case (cheats way)with Anita and Rosie £35 including lunch

 

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