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May 2022

Kids Book Cushion with Zip

Tue May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£30 Sold out

Perfect for children aged from 10 years with a little previous experience. Get to know how to use the sewing machine with a 'driving test' first. Choose fabrics to design the cushion front Stitch a zipped cushion back and sew front and back together Stuff with the cushion pad and add your own book An […]

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June 2022

Row by Row – Block Builder – Wed 1st June

Wed June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£45 Sold out

This session can be used as a one-off class or joined with other Block Builder sessions to complete a wonderful Row by Row quilt. This particular quilt works well with plain fabrics in any colour co-ordination to suit you. Perfect for anyone wishing to extend their patchwork & quilting skills as each session will aim […]

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Fun-garees 8th June

Wed June 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£60 Sold out

A first step in to garment making with these simple pull on, wide leg Dungarees with no fiddly fastenings and, the all important, side seam pockets. Pattern included for dress sizes: small (8-10), Medium (12-14) or Large (16-20) Fun-garees in all sizes are made up for you to try on to decide the perfect size […]

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Simply Shirring 10th June

Fri June 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£50 Sold out

Shirring is a magical technique that shrinks a piece of fabric and transforms it into something stretchy. In this class you will set up the machine, cut the fabric to the correct size, create a narrow topstitched hem & straps and learn all the techniques required to create you own shirred top or dress with […]

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Dressmaking Day 11th June

Sat June 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£80 Sold out

Suitable for all levels of Sewists, but not the complete beginner (you must be able to use a sewing machine!). Bring your pattern (we can help you decide) and fabric  and our lovely tutor Clare will help guide you through all the techniques. Make a Wrap Dress, Skirt, Shift Dress, Trousers - the choice is […]

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In the Hoop Embroidery Day – Tues 14th June

Tue June 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£80 1 ticket left

Spend a whole day with our very own Embroidery Queen Lynne to gain more confidence in using your Embroidery Machine. Using your choice of a Sweet Pea design table runner, you will learn the processes of embroidering ‘in the hoop’. All Sweet Pea designs are available with all hoop sizes (smallest 5” x 7”) and […]

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Row by Row – Block Builder – Wed 15th June

Wed June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£45 Sold out

This session can be used as a one-off class or joined with other Block Builder sessions to complete a wonderful Row by Row quilt. This particular quilt works well with plain fabrics in any colour co-ordination to suit you. Perfect for anyone wishing to extend their patchwork & quilting skills as each session will aim […]

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Wind the Bobbin Up & Sew Much More! – 17th June

Fri June 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£30 2 tickets left

Let's get you going on your new sewing machine or use one of ours! Learn how to wind the bobbin and thread your machine correctly. Practice stitching and see what your machine is capable of! Create a fabric bucket to take home with you. Suitable for adults and children aged over 10 years. Bring your […]

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Unlocking Overlocking 22nd June

Wed June 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£48 1 ticket left

A 3-hour class for you to gain knowledge on your own overlocker. Start off by learning how to thread your machine and adjusting tension. Learn about adjusting stitch length and diferential feed. Our tutor will guide you through a series of samples to help you master your overlocker including rolled hem & 3 and 4 […]

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Copy that Garment 25th June

Sat June 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£50 4 tickets left

This is a perfect class for keen dressmakers wanting to extend their theoretical knowledge. In this workshop you will learn how to trace your garment onto pattern paper for accuracy. Add darts, seam allowances, markings and notches. Depending on the complexity of garment you are copying, you may get a chance to cut out your […]

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Free Motion Embroidery for beginners 25th June

Sat June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£45 Sold out

A beginners class to help you get to grips with the wonderful world of free motion embroidery. Once you have learnt how to set up your machine you will then let your creative juices flow in this fun class. You will practice a variety of techniques and create lots of samples to take home with you. You […]

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July 2022

Row by Row – Block Builder – 1st July

Fri July 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£45 Sold out

This session can be used as a one-off class or joined with other Block Builder sessions to complete a wonderful Row by Row quilt. This particular quilt works well with plain fabrics in any colour co-ordination to suit you. Perfect for anyone wishing to extend their patchwork & quilting skills as each session will aim […]

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After School Zipped Pencil Case – 1st July

Fri July 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£25 2 tickets left

Perfect for children aged from 10 years, preferably with a little previous experience. We will start with a  machine sewing exercise to ensure each child is familiar with our machines. There is a selection of fabrics to choose for the outer and lining and interfacing will be fused to make the fabric more sturdy. The […]

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Dressmaking Day 2nd July

Sat July 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£80 Sold out

Suitable for all levels of Sewists, but not the complete beginner (you must be able to use a sewing machine!). Bring your pattern (we can help you decide) and fabric  and our lovely tutor Clare will help guide you through all the techniques. Make a Wrap Dress, Skirt, Shift Dress, Trousers - the choice is […]

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Make Do and Mend – Boro Stitching – 6th July

Wed July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£45 5 tickets left

Boro is essentially the practice of using a simple running stitch to reinforce a textile item using spare or would-be-discarded scraps of fabric. It is a practice that grew out of necessity in medieval Japan, and has evolved, four centuries later, into a distinctively gorgeous textile artform Join our tutor Helen as she shows you […]

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Learn to Crochet 9th July

Sat July 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£50 3 tickets left

A relaxed small class suitable for the complete beginner Our tutor will explain the basics of how to hold the hook and yarn so you find a comfortable position to suit you. You will start with a chain stitch and then learn double crochet to start creating your first granny square. A ball of yarn […]

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Free Motion Embroidery for beginners 16th July

Sat July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£45 3 tickets left

A beginners class to help you get to grips with the wonderful world of free motion embroidery. Once you have learnt how to set up your machine you will then let your creative juices flow in this fun class. You will practice a variety of techniques and create lots of samples to take home with you. You […]

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Kids – Creative Tote Bag – 27th July

Wed July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£28 2 tickets left

Suitable for children aged from 8 years, no previous experience required. We start off with a 'driving test' to gain knowledge & confidence of using the  sewing machines. .Choose fabric from our workshop stash and make a bag with long or short handles A fun, skills based, all inclusive session.

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Twin Needle Magic

Fri July 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£50 6 tickets left

Explore the fabulous world of twin needle stitching on your sewing machine. Twin needles come in different widths for all sorts of fabrics so you can stitch in to stretch, denim or regular woven fabrics. In this class you will experiment with functional top stitching, hemming, decorative stitching, delicate pin tucks and more. Be warned… […]

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Complete Machine Quilting – 29th July

Fri July 29 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£50 6 tickets left

  An introduction to quilting using a Sewing Machine and different feet & threads to create some amazing effects. You will learn traditional Stitch in the ditch, decorative machine stitching, echo quilting and free machine quitling Use variegated and metallic threads to add detail and build confidence in personalising your quilting with the help of […]

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August 2022

Kids Book Cushion with Zip – 2nd Aug

Tue August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£30 5 tickets left

Perfect for children aged from 10 years with a little previous experience. Get to know how to use the sewing machine with a 'driving test' first. Choose fabrics to design the cushion front Stitch a zipped cushion back and sew front and back together Stuff with the cushion pad and add your own book An […]

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Creative Lampshade 5th August

Fri August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£40 3 tickets left

Create a 30cm Drum Lampshade to hang from the ceiling or place on a lampstand. Suitable for complete beginners. No sewing required. Class includes the Drum lampshade kit and you will need approx 40cm of lightweight fabric, cotton is ideal A 2 hour workshop  

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Sewing with Stretch Day 6th Aug

Sat August 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£80 3 tickets left

Have you tried sewing with stretch fabric? We will show you how to get great results using a sewing machine, overlocker or both. The class includes tuition and use of our sewing machines & overlockers (or bring your own if you prefer) You will need a pattern, we have lots in the shop and can […]

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Sunday Dressmaking Day 7th August

Sun August 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£80 5 tickets left

Suitable for all levels of Sewists, but not the complete beginner (you must be able to use a sewing machine!). Bring your pattern (we can help you decide) and fabric  and our tutor will help guide you through all the techniques. Make a Wrap Dress, Skirt, Shift Dress, Trousers - the choice is yours! You […]

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Simply Shirring 9th Aug

Tue August 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£50 1 ticket left

Shirring is a magical technique that shrinks a piece of fabric and transforms it into something stretchy. In this class you will set up the machine, cut the fabric to the correct size, create a narrow topstitched hem & straps and learn all the techniques required to create you own shirred top or dress with […]

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Sashiko Embroidery – Brooch Cushion – 13th Aug

Sat August 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£50 6 tickets left

Learn the basics of Sashiko embroidery, which means little stabs in Japanese. Create lovely patterns with a running stitch. Join our tutor Helen as she shows you how to get the best Sashiko results, with lots of examples, encouragement and support. Practice your stitching and then trace your chosen design onto cotton to fuse onto […]

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Fun-garees 13th Aug

Sat August 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£70 4 tickets left

A first step in to garment making with these simple pull on, wide leg Dungarees with no fiddly fastenings and, the all important, side seam pockets. Pattern included for dress sizes: small (8-10), Medium (12-14) or Large (16-20) Fun-garees in all sizes are made up for you to try on to decide the perfect size […]

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Copy that Garment 20th Aug

Sat August 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£50 4 tickets left

This is a perfect class for keen dressmakers wanting to extend their theoretical knowledge. In this workshop you will learn how to trace your garment onto pattern paper for accuracy. Add darts, seam allowances, markings and notches. Depending on the complexity of garment you are copying, you may get a chance to cut out your […]

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Sew What (ever you like!) 20th Aug

Sat August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£50 3 tickets left

Do you need help with a project? Dressmaking, Homemaking, Alterations or Quilting? Or would you like to start something new and need some help and encouragement? Our tutor will guide you in whatever you want to make or finish. 3 hours of tutor time to help you get started - all sewing abilities The use […]

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Dressmaking Day 27th Aug

Sat August 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£80 5 tickets left

Suitable for all levels of Sewists, but not the complete beginner (you must be able to use a sewing machine!). Bring your pattern (we can help you decide) and fabric  and our lovely tutor Clare will help guide you through all the techniques. Make a Wrap Dress, Skirt, Shift Dress, Trousers - the choice is […]

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September 2022

Wide Leg stretch Trousers – 17th Sept

Sat September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£85 6 tickets left

Learn how to sew with stretch using a sewing machine and overlocker (if you'd like to). Make these wonderful comfy wide leg trousers with or without side pockets, and learn lots of skills along the way, including measuring for a perfect fit, adjusting the pattern to suit the width of leg required, attaching the elastic […]

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Copy that Garment 24th Sept

Sat September 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£50 6 tickets left

This is a perfect class for keen dressmakers wanting to extend their theoretical knowledge. In this workshop you will learn how to trace your garment onto pattern paper for accuracy. Add darts, seam allowances, markings and notches. Depending on the complexity of garment you are copying, you may get a chance to cut out your […]

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Unlocking Overlocking 24th Sept

Sat September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£50 6 tickets left

A 3-hour class for you to gain knowledge on your own overlocker. Start off by learning how to thread your machine and adjusting tension. Learn about adjusting stitch length and diferential feed. Our tutor will guide you through a series of samples to help you master your overlocker including rolled hem & 3 and 4 […]

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October 2022

Sunday Dressmaking Day 2nd October

Sun October 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£80 8 tickets left

Suitable for all levels of Sewists, but not the complete beginner (you must be able to use a sewing machine!). Bring your pattern (we can help you decide) and fabric  and our tutor will help guide you through all the techniques. Make a Wrap Dress, Skirt, Shift Dress, Trousers - the choice is yours! You […]

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Bianca Coat – 15th Oct

Sat October 15 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£85 5 tickets left

A fab overlocker class... This loose fit “coatigan” has a dropped shoulder line to add ease and comfort, with turn backed sleeves for a casual feel. The square-edged shawl collar drapes into a waterfall front or it can wrap over to create a double-breasted look. Our Bianca Coat is deceptively simple to make yet stylish […]

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ZIP-E-DE-DO-DAH 15th Oct

Sat October 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£38 5 tickets left

Inserting Zips will no longer be a struggle once youve attended this workshop. Our tutor will guide you through the main dressmaking zip insertions including central zip, lap zip and concealed zip. A fun informative all-inclusive session, no need to bring anything, unless you’d like to bring your own machine.  

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Dressmaking Day 29th Oct

Sat October 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sew Creative, 20-22 Lavant Street
Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 3EW United Kingdom
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£80 5 tickets left

Suitable for all levels of Sewists, but not the complete beginner (you must be able to use a sewing machine!). Bring your pattern (we can help you decide) and fabric  and our lovely tutor Clare will help guide you through all the techniques. Make a Wrap Dress, Skirt, Shift Dress, Trousers - the choice is […]

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BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS and Information to help you enjoy your workshop with us:

Parking:

Lavant Street – restricted to 30 mins only, perfect to drop your machine off if you’re bringing your own. Disabled Blue Badge holders – unlimited parking.

Nearest Car Park – Swan Street Car Park, GU32 3DF – walk through the alleyway by Salon 16 to Lavant Street.

Saturday Parking – use the railway station car park as it is cheaper if parking all day!

Refreshments:

Tea, coffee, water, biscuits etc available throughout your workshop

We have a separate lunch area for you to take a proper break during full day classes. Please feel free to bring your own lunch or we will place an order for you from Madeline’s Deli – this really is a treat and something for everyone!

Machines and Equipment:

We have everything available for you to use, unless separately specified for you to bring your own overlocker etc. Please feel free to bring your own sewing box if preferred.

Thread is available, unless a specific colour is needed, in which case we suggest you purchase one from our shop.

You will be offered a 10% discount on all fabric purchased during your workshop so its a good time to stock up for your next project.

We use lovely Janome sewing machines which are easy to use, have a speed control and thread cutter function. We have various other machines for you to use on request too, such as wide arm computerised machines for you to test out and enjoy whilst on your workshop

General Info:

Our aim is for you to learn skills and have fun whilst in our workshops. It is important that you feel comfortable to work at your own pace, please be advised that occasionally you may not completely finish your project but we will always support you with advise and instructions to complete what you started.

Workshop Bookings – Terms and Conditions

Booking our classes is similar to making a theatre booking, regardless of your attendance the ‘show must go on’ , therefore classes are non-refundable and sadly there are no catch-up opportunities for missed sessions. Please do check your diary carefully  before you book a class.

Workshop bookings require payment in full.

Alternatively bookings can be made in the shop with payment via cash, voucher or card or over the phone.

Gift Voucher bookings can be made by using the Voucher Payment method on the checkout page and quoting the Gift Voucher number and value in the notes section.

Workshop Cancellation – by our Creative Customers

If you have to cancel your workshop please notify Sew Creative as soon as possible by telephone: 01730 858020, then please confirm in writing by emailing us at info@sewcreative.org.uk

Workshop fees are non-refundable unless we cancel (see below)

You may transfer your workshop (subject to a £5 administration charge) to another of our workshops as long as we have 14 days notice. Alternatively, you may arrange to send an acquaintance in your place.

We do understand that sometimes you might have to cancel at late notice and we will do our best to re-fill you place by re-listing on our website, checking a waiting list, promoting late availability on our Social media pages and attempt to resell your space. If your space sells we will inform you by email after the class runs.

No refunds are given to those who fail to attend a workshop.

Workshop Cancellation – by Sew Creative

We will endeavour to run every published workshop, however there may be times, due to impracticalities, sickness or other unforeseen circumstances that we will cancel the workshop. In these instances you may transfer to any other workshops available. All payments received will be carried over to a new booking or a full refund offered.

We reserve the right to cancel any workshop at short notice. In this event you will be notified as soon as possible via telephone and/or email.