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Jolly Deer Wall hanging

Fabric deer wall hanging

This cheery Deer is bound to make you smile, make one for your home in your own chosen fabric, use a lightweight furnishing, craft cotton corduroy or light wool he could look great in tweed. Make him with a red nose for the festive season. This is the perfect class if you enjoy or want to have ago at toy making. We provide a pattern and instructions for you to use again and again.


Skill level- Confident Beginner

The topics we aim to cover

Shaping and sewing in 3D

Hand finishing

What to bring to the class

50cm of your chosen fabric at least 115cm wide, thread to match

40cm x 40cm of contrast fabric for the antlers ( we have a box of fabrics you are welcome to sort through and use) or twigs look great as an alternative

Two buttons approx size of 20p for eyes and two for nose (we have jars of buttons you can look through)

We supply stuffing and felt for noses

We have sewing machines for you to use but if you would like to bring your own that’s fine

Maximum number on class -5


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Cross Body Handbag

Spotty handbagIdeal for those who love accessories, Make a chic, pretty and practical cross body handbag that you will treasure.

No one will believe you made this bag yourself!

Level- A good set of sewing machine skills will be needed for this class but don’t let that put you off, we demonstrate the difficult bits.

The topics we aim to cover are:

use darts to create shape and depth to a bag
use foam stabiliser and interfacing to add structure and form to a bag
create and attach straps to hold D rings
add a magnetic snap fastener or turn clasp to secure the bag front flap
optional skill – insert a zipped pocket  

Materials needed:

50cm main fabric – if no pattern matching.
50 cm lining fabric this can be cotton or any other lightweight fabric 
matching threads
1 zip ( 8” or 9”) optional

If you wish to have a contrast pocket you need a piece of fabric approc 25cm wide by 20 long.

We provide the pattern designed by SpencerOgg  for you to keep , all the hardware and foam interlining and include a tan leather strap, D rings, swivel clips etc.

Tutor – Sue Bridger

Date/Time ClassCostSpaces
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cross Body Handbag
Stable 2, The Vine, Stockbridge Hampshire
£85.00 4

Make your own Tote Handbag

Tote bag with cross body strapIdeal for newcomers and also those that have dabbled in bag making! This is a lovely bag designed by Sue @suebridgerbagsandworkshops.

Learn basic handbag construction methods and leave with a well finished, lined handbag and skills that you can apply to many different sewing projects. There are options for zip pockets and various handle choices.

Included in the cost of the class is a copy of the pattern and all the hardware and interfacings needed

Level -Basic knowledge of using a sewing machine is needed for this class.

The topics we aim to cover are:

  • Basic bag making techniques
  • The importance of interfacing/ stabilising in bag making
  • Creating a shaped bag base
  • Adding hardware to the bag
  • Ideas for making further bags using the pattern
  • Adding a magnetic popper closure to a handbag
  • Making zip pockets (optional)

Materials needed:

You will need to bring along

  • 50cm main outer fabric
  • 75cm lining fabric
  • Matching thread

Included in the class cost is a copy of the Pattern for you to keep, foam stabiliser and interfacing and a choice of Navy or black zips and webbing.

Tutor – Sue Bridger

Date/Time ClassCostSpaces
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Make your own Tote Handbag
Stable 2, The Vine, Stockbridge Hampshire
£85.00 4

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