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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

Tutor

Aly Warner

Date/Time ClassCostSpaces
05/12/2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jolly Deer Wall hanging
Stable 2, The Vine, Stockbridge Hampshire
£50.00 2

Festive Free Motion Embroidery

Free motion sewing a gingerbread man in fabricCome along and have fun throwing out the sewing rules, create beautifully quirky and unique gifts and decorations this Yuletide. Learn to Free motion Embroider or build on your skills learnt in earlier classes,  Make decorations or Christmas cards use a favourite images or thoughts and transfer them to fabric
Class level – Beginners and Improvers

The Topics we aim to cover are:

Thread sketching
FME &Applique
Stabilizing / hooping
Fabric choice and preparing your fabric
Thread choice
Needle choice
Transferring designs
Where to find inspiration
Creating backgrounds
Resolving issues

Create a card insert or Decorations or both time permitting

What will I need to Bring

Materials and tools are provided for this class

You will need to bring along some favourite images

Any trims and fabrics you may wish to incorporate into your projects

Tutor

Meg Harris

Date/Time ClassCostSpaces
13/11/2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Festive Free Motion Machine Embroidery
Stable 2, The Vine, Stockbridge Hampshire
£50.00 4

Christmas Bunting

 

A photo of Christmas bunting and stockings

We love bunting, especially Christmas Bunting it’s one of those simple things in life that make people smile to themselves. Learn to create beautiful bunting to dec your halls this yuletide or give as a beautiful gift.

Class level- Beginner

What we will cover in this session

How to prepare your fabrics

Cutting correctly

Choosing the correct stitches

Bindings

Using Bond-a-web

Appliqué

 

Trimmings

Bagging out

What you need to bring

Small amounts of fabric 30cm x width of fabric or various scraps 30cm x 30cm

Approx 3m of Bias tape, binding or ribbon in a colour of your choice to match (this forms the ribbon along the top)

Trims and embellishments that take your fancy

Thread

20 cm Bond-a-web (we can provide this in class as you only need a small amount)We will have on hand our stash of fabrics and trims etc that you can dip into if you wish, some will be free and others a few pence.

If you don’t have time to get your fabrics before the class we have a basic Bunting kit that you may purchase from us for £5 on the day.

Tutor

Aly Warner

Date/Time ClassCostSpaces
11/12/2021
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Christmas Bunting
Stable 2, The Vine, Stockbridge Hampshire
£45.00 1
12/12/2021
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Christmas Bunting
Stable 2, The Vine, Stockbridge Hampshire
£45.00 2

 

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