Studio Workshops - March 2011
Julie Roberts is offering the rare chance to take part in workshops at her studio in Easton, Bristol. For booking please contact Julie on 07890 443705, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday 10th March Get to Grips with your Sewing Machine 6-9pm £20
Inherited a machine? Recently got a new one? Not quite sure where to start? Bring your machine along and Julie will guide you through the different functions and teach you the basics of machine sewing, including threading the machine, winding the bobbin, sewing straight lines and making button holes. You will even go home with your very own cushion cover.
Thursday 17th March Sewing for Improvers- Appliqué Purse 6-9pm £20
Thursday 24th March Knockout Knickers 6-9pm £20
NB. All the above workshops require you to bring some materials and sewing machine; a list will be sent with confirmation of your booking. If you do not have access to a machine but are interested in attending, please contact Julie anyway, as a limited amount of machines may be available for your use.
Saturday 5th March Felt Making 10am-4pm £35
Explore the basics of felt making using a variety of wet felt techniques. You will make a selection of beautiful pieces to take home. No experience necessary. Most materials included in course fee.
Saturday 12th March Skirt in a Day 10am-4pm £30
Be the envy of your friends and make a simple unique wrap skirt in one day. You will learn how to alter your own pattern to fit and this can be taken away to make more in the future. This is suitable for all levels including beginners. You will need to bring your own sewing machine and fabric, details will be provided. (If you do not have access to a machine but are interested in attending, please contact Julie anyway, as a limited amount of machines may be available for your use.)
Sunday 13th March Recycling Fabrics - Accessories 10am-4pm £30
Ever wondered what to do with those scraps of fabrics or worn out clothes? Bring them along and turn them into stunning accessories. You will learn various textile techniques including fabric bonding, manipulation, and hand-stitch. The techniques can be applied to other fabrics to provide decorative elements to clothing as well. By the end of the day you will have lots of ideas and a selection of wonderful accessories to show off.
Sunday 20th March Print Making 10am-4pm £35