Courses

Bobbin sewing room is very well equipped, we have sewing machines but if you would like to bring your own sewing machine to learn on and your own fabric you are welcome to.

Feel free to contact me if you are unsure which course is the one for you.

Please note courses run for four weeks and workshops are a one day event. The bottom of this page shows some of the courses and workshops on offer including the Christmas ones, we can cater for group and private bookings as well.

Please scroll to the bottom of the calendar for more information and links to course descriptions.

September 2021

Tuesday 7th September

9:30pm – 11:30am

Beginners Course

Only 1 Place Left

Date: 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th September

Thursday 9th Sept


Thursday 16th Sept

7.00pm – 8.30pm


6.30pm – 9.00pm

 

 

Myth of Commercial Patterns and Dressmaking Course

Date: 9th, 16th, 23th, 30th Sept,  and 7th October

Only 1 Place Left

 

Tuesday 14th Sept
7:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Sew Social

Only 2 Places Left

 

Wednesday 15th Sept


Wednesday 22nd Sept

9:30am – 11.00am


9.30am – 12noon

 

Myth of Commercial Patterns and Dressmaking Course

Date: 15th, 22nd, 29th, Sept, 6th, and 13th October

FULL

Friday 24th Sept
9:30am – 3:30pm
Tuesday 28th Sept
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Sew Social

Only 1 Place Left

October 2021
Saturday 9th October
9.30am – 3.30pm
Tuesday 12th October
6.30pm  - 9.00pm

 

Lampshade Making workshop

 

Wednesday 13th October
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Sew Social

FULL

Thursday 21st October

7:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Beginners Course

Date: 21st & 28th October and 4th & 11th November

Saturday 23rd October
9.30am – 4.30pm

 

Christmas Table Runner workshop

FULL

Saturday 30th October

9.30am – 4.00pm

 

Piped and Button Cushion

Only 2 Places Left

November 2021
Saturday 6th November
9:30am – 4:00pm

 

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Only 3 Places Left

 

Saturday 20th November
9:30am  - 4:00pm

 

Santa Rag Doll Workshop

 

Saturday 27th November
9:30am  - 4:00pm

 

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Only 2 Places Left

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sewing for BeginnersBobbin Sewing Room Janome Sewist 525S

If you have a new sewing machine, new to sewing, or if you have had a bad experience before, this is the course for you. You will learn how to set up, thread and use a sewing machine, and put your new skills into use by making a small cushion, zip and cushion pad included. You will then go on to make a lined tote bag. Click here for more information

Adult and Child beginners Course

This is a three day course running on three consecutive days, two hours per day.  Adult must be over the age of 21 and take full responsibility for the child. Click here for more information.

The Myth of Commercial Patterns and Dressmaking Course

The course starts with the myth of commercial patterns – this evening is dedicated to eliminating the fear of commercial patterns, making the purchase of materials for the dressmaking course a little easier.  This course is for you if you have attended our Bobbin beginners course or know the basics of using a sewing machine.  This is a course where my small class sizes really make all the difference. Click here for more information 

Dressmaking Course - Advanced

This course is for you if you are confident using a sewing machine or have attended our dressmaking course. You will use a commercial pattern and make a shift dress, with helpful tips along the way, this is a course where my small class sizes really make all the difference.  Click here for more information 

Curtain Workshop

This workshop is for you if you are confident using a sewing machine or have attended our dressmaking course.  Come along and make a sample curtain to be used for reference for many years to come.Click here for more information 

 

Roman Blind Workshop


This workshop is for you if you are confident using a sewing machine or have attended our dressmaking course.  Come along and make a sample curtain to be used for reference for many years to come.Click here for more information

Piped and Button Cushion Cover workshop

This course is for you if you are confident using a sewing machine or have attended our dressmaking course. Make two cushion covers in fabrics of your choice, once you have completed this workshop you will be able to fill your house with beautiful cushions. Click here for more information 

The Zigi Back Pack Workshop

Back packs are so comfortable to wear and this one is no exception.  Click here for more information

Toiletries Bag – machine sewing workshop

Come and spend a few hours making a Toiletries Bag, all materials are included. This is a 2 hour workshop including all basic fabrics. Click here for more information 

Sew Social - Open to all students past and present

Come along with a project which you are having difficulty with and I will help you get back on track, or just come along with your sewing and enjoy an evening of sewing with like minded people, not forgetting the tea and cake!  Click here for more information 

Applique Cushion Workshop

If you are a competent sewer – this workshop is just for you, be creative and make a unique cushion cover for your home or as a gift for someone special.  Click here for more information

Door Stop Workshop

Competent sewer, this is just for you!  There are so many ideas I have for making doorstops from traditional ones to handbags and Santas.  Not only can these creations be used for doorstops but also ornaments.  Click here for more information

Miniature Teddy Bear Workshop

Miniature 3” jointed teddy bears – these are all handmade and their arms and legs move!
This is a wonderful relaxing day making a small teddy bear, he comes alive as you sew his eyes on and create his mouth.  Perfect gift for someone special.  Click her for more information

Wrap Sack Workshop

Lets get organized with this wonderful wrapping paper, scissors, sticky tape, ribbon and bow organiser. This can be made in christmas fabric or just a fabric which you like. This is a great workshop for those who have busy lives. Click here for more information 

Patchwork Cushion Workshop

If you are a competent sewer – this workshop is just for you, come along and learn the technique of patchwork and make a unique cushion cover for your home or as a gift for someone special.  Click here for more information

Lampshade Workshop

This is a great addition to your home, a fabric of your choice either contrasting or matching your curtains.  Once you have made one lampshade you will be able to make many more.  These shades will fit either a table lamp or can be used as a pendant.  Click here for more information 

Appliqué Lampshade Workshop

Come along for a fun day sewing a theme, it may be for a childs bedroom, a hobby, picking out a design from your curtains.  Make your design on your base fabric, we will then make your work into a wonderful lampshade to finish off a theme for a room in your home.   Click here for more information 

Blazer course 

This course is for competent sewers who have been along to Bobbin dressmaking advanced course.  This is an unlined jacket, perfect for the cooler evenings or a smart jacket for work.  Click here for more information

Kitchen Pretties

These are three separate workshops but if you come along to all three you can make them to match!  We have an apron, oven glove and peg bag.  In just a few hours you can make a perfect gift.  Click here for more information

Pooch Walking Bag

Come and spend a few hours making this wonderful bag, ideal for when out walking your dog, get organised and never leave anything at home.  Click here for more information

Martha Document Bag  

When travelling, it is important to be organized, and with this little bag you certainly will, there is room for passport, tickets, phone, kindle to be kept by your side at all times.  Click here for more information

Memory Bear Workshop

If you would like to make a memory bear or Memory Elephant from either items of clothing from a loved one, or from new fabrics, why not come along to this workshop and make something for a keepsake.  Click here for more information

The Jenny Bag


The all weather, carry as much as you can bag!  Click here for more information:

Make and Take workshops


 I am offering these make and take workshops for those who would like to make something in one evening, these can be a great way to get your sewing fix! Click here for more information: