Archive for January, 2012

Pattern drafting for skirts in Birmingham

Creative Pattern Cutting (Part one) Pencil Skirts for Beginners Have you always wanted to make your own skirt patterns without having to buy commercial patterns. Do you struggle to find that perfect fit when looking for skirts. On this half day workshop you will learn the basics of drafting your own skirt block. You will [...]

Sewing News from Birmingham Post

Read all about the sewing cafe in the birmingham post

Get Sewing Savvy

Get Sewing Savvy Getting crafty is the new going out, with more and more of us seeking that sense of achievement and longer lasting quality in our goods. Therefore, making it yourself seems the most logical way of ensuring you get both! With Kirstie Allsopp and an abundance of other TV programmes showing us the [...]

Make a tiara to wear to your prom in Birmingham

Proms in Birmingham – Tiara making lessons  (no sewing involved) Would you like to make your own beautiful tiara to wear to your prom.  Make it in a colour to match your dress using beautiful crystal and pearl beads. Come to a tiara making workshop at the Birmingham School of Sewing.  You will learn how to make [...]

Pattern Drafting workshop for NQT’s and Textiles Teachers

  Textiles Technology Textiles Workshops for NQT’s and Textile Teachers Who should attend: PGCE Textile Students Newly Qualified Teachers Non specialist Textile Teachers Workshop times: The workshop runs from 10 am till 4pm Refreshments and lunch provided Workshop Aims: To introduce teachers to basic pattern cutting principles and pattern manipulation in order for them to [...]

First Holy Communion Dresses – Birmingham

      Mention First Holy Communion to thousands of little girls  and you are bound to bring a smile to their faces.  Now is the time when little girls everywhere are beginning to think about their first holy communion.  Mums will want a dress to treasure and for everything to run smoothly  for their [...]

Hen Parties with a difference

Hen parties start from only £30 per person, minimum booking of 10 hens.  If you book over ten hens the bride is invited for free.  Parties include professional tutoring, equipment and all materials.  Complimentary tea and coffe is also provided.  If you would like to discuss your  hen party requirements, or would like any additional [...]

Crochet Classes in Birmingham – Crochet for Beginners

  Learn to Crochet – Crochet for Beginners   The aim of this workshop is to teach you the crochet basics. During this crochet for beginners workshop you will learn: How to hold a crochet hook How to hold the yarn How to make a slip knot How to produce a crochet chain How to [...]

Think Green -Learn to Knit – Knitting for Beginners

Learn to Knit – Knitting for Beginners The aim of this workshop is to teach you knitting basics.  During this knitting for beginners workshop you will learn: How to cast on How to produce plain knitting (garter stitch) How to cast off How to prepare the plastic bags for knitting The above techniques are traditional [...]

Knitting for Beginners

Happy New Year.    My new year resolution is to create as many ways as I can to look after our beautiful planet.  I am now offer crochet workshops for beginners using recycled plastic bags.  Want to know more… read on!   Knitting for Beginners The aim of this workshop is to teach you knitting [...]