Brand new classes in our sunny studio!

Brand new classes in our sunny studio!

Read on to see the super fun new classes we have organised for our sunny studio over the rest of the year! We love to keep you inspired and are always hunting for new crafts and workshops to keep the buzz alive!

Plus we've organised the site a little differently to make classes easier to find! You can now find ALL the dates for a class in the same place in a drop-down menu. Let us know what you think!

Krafting with Kre8ive Shack: Macrame Earrings - £25

  • Sunday 8th September, 11am - 12:30pm 
This is the first in this craft series of African-inspired modern craft workshops with Shikira from @kre8iveshack! Learn the art of Macrame in this mini workshop and craft yourself a pair of fabulous statement earrings. This short class is just £25 and all materials are included!

 

Black Girls Stitch Up! with Kre8ive Shack - £35

  • Saturday 14th September, 10:30am - 1pm
  • Saturday 26th October, 10:30am - 1pm

Black girls stitch up! This beginners embroidery workshop created by Shikira Alleyne-Samuel is all about self-care and embracing Afro hair. You'll spend a couple of hours learning simple embroidery stitches and how to appliqué a headwrap. Shikira has designed this sewing circle to encourage women to connect, inspire each other and learn and grow in confidence! The class fee includes everything you need! All are welcome at this workshop regardless of race or gender and discounts are available if you book with a friend!


 

Rainbow Wall Hanging with Zoe Bateman - £45

  • Wednesday 25 September, 6:30pm - 9pm
  • Friday 27 September, 6:30pm - 9pm

Make a beautiful rainbow wall hanging! Learn how to work with rope and yarn to create a special piece to decorate your home or give as a gift. You'll love the meditative work of winding the yarn and seeing your rainbow come together! It's so aesthetically pleasing to look at, you'll want to make them over and over again! Great as a gift for a new baby or to decorate your home. 


 

Textile Screen Printing with Kre8ive Shack - £45

  • Wednesday 25th September, 6:30pm - 9pm
  • Wednesday 30th October, 6:30pm - 9pm

Learn how to screen print and design your own textiles and garments! We'll teach you all the basics to get you printing your own original designs onto a tote bag or t-shirt or you can choose from a selection of Shikira's own designs to print. You'll learn step by step the process of creating a design, cutting your stencil right through to preparing your screen for printing.You'll leave with a complete printed tote or t-shirt and the confidence to create and print on your own again and again at home. Super cool! 



 

Improvisational Patchwork with Charlotte Newland - £99

  • Sunday 29 September, 10am - 5pm 
In this exciting class you'll learn improvisational concepts and techniques that will change the way you think about colour, patchwork and your own creativity! You'll break out of your comfort zone and learn to embrace random, improvisational piecing. Then you'll learn free cutting and piecing techniques, including improvisational curves and slash and insert methods. You'll leave class full of inspiration and with a new foundation for bringing your own unique style into your quilts.
 

 

Sew a Scrunchie! Special Sew Saturday Workshop - £10

  • Saturday 5th October, 10:15/11:30/12:45 
For Sew Saturday this year, we are holding a super fun workshop for all levels! We're determined to bring back the 90s and what's more 90's than a scrunchie?! And even better, you can make them from fabric scraps! Learn to sew the must-have accessory! Kids age 14+ are welcome to book too!
 
 

Learn to Make your Own Trainers with Alex Florea - £135

  • Saturday 19th October, 10:30am - 4:30pm 

Learn to make your own trainers! In this class we'll show you how to work with leather and hand-stitch your own trainers starting with a rubber sole from Sneakerkit. 

There are four styles to choose from: super low rise, low rise, high rise or super high rise trainers. Each style is made with two side panels, a back strap and a tongue. We will provide a variety of leather options to choose from to customise your trainers. We will also show you stitching options to personalise them. Think of all the trainers you could have as soon as you've finished this class! 



 

Learn to Love your Overlocker with Amanda Brown - £95

  • Sunday 27th October, 10am - 4:30pm
Learn to use your overlocker with confidence! Learn how to conquer problems that can often occur with overlockers - those things that youtube will not tell you! Nightmares like rethreading and tension will be explained along with handing tips and tricks. You will make samples and get handouts to practise your new skills at home. Plus it will be fun, we promise! No more fear!


Paper Cutting for beginners with Zoe Bateman - £45

  • Wednesday 6th November, 6:30pm - 9pm 
  • Wednesday 4th December, 6:30pm - 9pm

Learn the art of paper cutting! You'll learn how to create intricate designs using just one sheet of paper and how to layer paper to create fun collages. Use this as a chance to create a special Christmas card, greeting card or wall hanging!



 

Make a Christmas Wreath with Kre8ive Shack - £65

  • Wednesday 13th November, 6:30pm - 9pm
  • Saturday 16th November, 10:30am - 1pm

Tis' the season to be creative and make your own festive decorations to fill your home with! Bring a couple of friends or family with you to enjoy well-deserved social time and creativity whilst making a Christmas wreath! This is an event which is sure to bring creative, mindful flow, and festive fun.

You will learn how to take beautiful festive foliage, berries and pine cones and arrange them into a gorgeous wreath, fit for any door. We provide all the equipment you need, however, feel free to bring additional cuttings or your favourite decorations to add to your creation.

 

Spruced Up Quilt with Jenny Haynes - £99

  • Saturday 23rd November, 10am - 5pm
Learn to make Jenny's festive Spruced Up block! This class will cover sewing curves using Jenny's no-pin technique, working with Jenny's custom quilting templates to created three sizes of the classic drunkard's path block and lots of tips and tricks along the way. Depending on your pace, you may finish one block in class that can be turned into a cushion, a wall hanging or the start of a quilt! 
 

Class full? Join the waitlist! You may get the spot if someone changes classes. Wish to know more? Check out the website for prices and more information. Plus shop our full list of classes here!

Did you take a class with us? Make sure to tag any photos with #thevillagehaberdashery so we can see! 
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