November classes at The Village Haberdashery
Make a Quilted Christmas Stocking with Judith Dahmen
One evening: Tuesday, 3 November OR Tuesday, 17 November, 6:30pm – 9:30pm – £45
Make a Christmas stocking for someone you love! In this fun one-evening class we’ll make a big quilted stocking using simple patchwork and sewing techniques. You’ll leave with a festive Christmas decoration and a handful of new skills! This class is great for beginners.
Learn to Crochet with Elisalex de Castro Peake
One evening: Wednesday, 4 November, 7pm – 9pm – £35
Learn the addictive art of crochet with the guidance of our experienced instructor! This month we’ll be learn to use t-shirt yarn to make crochet bowls and the project is suitable for beginners or students who want to brush up on their skills. More experienced students are welcome to bring a project they’d like help on.
Make a Quilted Tree Skirt with Judith Dahmen
Three evenings: Thursdays, 5, 12 & 19 November, 6:30 – 9:30pm – £115
Decorate your Christmas tree right with a festive quilted tree skirt! In this fun three-evening class you’ll be guided through the process of cutting your fabric piecing your quilt, basting, quilting and binding your finished tree skirt. Your tree will look amazing this year!
Beginning Sewing for Kids: Pillow Case with Charlotte Newland
One afternoon: Saturday, 8 November, 2pm – 4:30pm – £50 (includes all materials)
In this class, beginners will learn how to choose fabric for a project, set up and thread a machine, cut and prepare fabric for sewing and basic construction techniques whilst making a pillow case for their bed!
Star Block of the Month: Album Star with Charlotte Newland
One evening: Monday, 9 November, 6:30pm – 9pm – £40
Each month Charlotte is teaching a new block as part of our 2015 Star Block of the Month project! Take one class or take them all – each block is a version of a star and together the blocks make up a 64″ x 82″ quilt top. Every class is a great opportunity to learn something new and improve your patchwork skills! The block we will learn in November is the Album Star.
Sew a Moss Skirt with Zoe Edwards
Two days: Saturday, 14 November, and Sunday, 15 November, 11am – 4:30pm – £135
The Moss Skirt from Grainline is a jeans-style skirt with two length options that sits slightly below the natural waist and works up well in a variety of fabrics, from denim to wool to corduroy! In this class we’ll tackle all the tricky bits of this pattern together, including how to insert a fly front zip, construct a waistband and pockets, sew straight and curved seams and more.
Intermediate Sewing for Kids: Quilt with Charlotte Newland
One afternoon: Sunday, 22 November, 2pm – 5pm – £50 (all materials included)
This class will introduce children with basic sewing machine skills to the wonderful world of modern quilting! Students will complete a lap-size quilt while learning simple piecing, quilting and finishing techniques.
Christmas Gifts Workshop with Judith Dahmen
One evening: Tuesday, 24 November, 6:30pm – 9:30pm – £45
Make like Santa’s little helper in our fun Christmas gifts workshop! Choose from five projects – a Christmas stocking, a frame purse, an iPad, Kindle or laptop cover, a fabric bucket or a drawstring bag – to make with the guidance of our experienced instructor.
Sew a Stag’s Head Cushion with Marilyn Lewin
One morning: Saturday, 28 November, 10am – 2pm – £55
Sew a fabulous stag’s head cushion! In this class you’ll learn machine appliqué and basic quilting, plus how to sew and bind an envelope-back cushion cover and leave class with a beautiful cushion. Makes a great gift!
After School Sewing Club with Caroline Garcia
Weekly: Thursdays, 4:30pm – 5:30pm – £10 per class
This class is designed to introduce children to the fun and excitement of sewing! Students will meet after school on Thursdays to learn the basics of hand-sewing by completing simple projects such as felt soft toys and embroidery. Please sign up at least 24 hours in advance!