Tag Archives: sewing machine skills

3 September or 12 November 2014 : Beginner’s Guide to Free Motion Quilting with Edwina Mackinnon

3 September or 12 November 2014 : Beginner’s Guide to Free Motion Quilting with Edwina Mackinnon

**As seen in the Justhands-on.tv video!** Edwina Mackinnon will be teaching A Beginner’s Guide to Free Motion Quilting again, her popular introduction to machine quilting without a walking foot, on two dates this autumn – choose from 3 September or 12 November 2014. Are you nervous about dropping the feed dogs and stitching freely? Convinced it’s something that only… Continue Reading

15/16/17 October 2013 : Ruth Jarman sewing machine workshops

15/16/17 October 2013 : Ruth Jarman sewing machine workshops

Ruth Jarman is an acknowledged expert on sewing machine skills, tips and techniques, and we usually find that her workshops sell out very quickly. As an experienced instructor, and former Bernina specialist, she is an enthusiastic teacher with wealth of sewing information to impart. Unusually, we happen to have a few spaces left on some of her… Continue Reading

10 July 2013: Additional date for Ruth Jarman’s Overlockers workshop!

10 July 2013: Additional date for Ruth Jarman’s Overlockers workshop!

We’ve just added another date – Wednesday, 10 July – for Ruth Jarman‘s super popular workshop, Overlockers. If you’ve been wanting to learn about these fabulously useful machines, or if you’ve got one already but don’t feel confident with it, this is the class for you. Ruth is a hugely experienced teacher of sewing machine… Continue Reading

24 – 26 July 2013: Beginners’ Patchwork Short Course

24 – 26 July 2013: Beginners’ Patchwork Short Course

We still have a few places left on Linda Chevin-Hall’s new 3-day Beginners’ Patchwork Course. This class is specially designed for people who want to learn patchwork but haven’t been able to squeeze regular classes into their busy life! Over the three days, Linda will introduce you to all the basics of patchwork needed to make your… Continue Reading

Summer Schools at The Bramble Patch

Summer Schools at The Bramble Patch

If you’re one of the many people who can only find time to attend classes during the summer holidays, we’ve got two summer short courses just for you this year – the Dressmaking Summer School and the Beginners’ Patchwork Short Course. 10 – 12 July 2013 : Dressmaking Summer School Our Dressmaking Summer School is… Continue Reading

13 July 2012: Exploring Velvet with Angie Hughes

13 July 2012: Exploring Velvet with Angie Hughes

We still have a few places left on this popular 2-day workshop with Angie Hughes starting 13 July in our specially built wet studio. If you’ve ever wanted to take the plunge into creating your own creative textile art, this fun and playful workshop will encourage you to experiment with a range of exciting effects… Continue Reading