Workshops in February 2018 in Bawtry & Wombwell

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I hope that 2018 has been treating you kindly so far. Even though I’ve had a lovely January, it has felt long and I’m glad to see the days starting to get a bit longer.

I know that you’ve been waiting to hear about February workshops, so (in date order) here we go…

Thurs 1 Feb (6.30-8.30pm)   Zip Techniques – Bawtry
Take all the guess work and stress out of sewing zips for garments and get it right first time, everytime with the tips and techniques that you will learn within this workshop
£25, all materials included – Book here

Mon 5 Feb (6.30-8.30pm) Read & Understand Patterns – Bawtry
Get fluent in reading patterns, discover how to cut the right size for you, buy the correct fabric and understand all the markings and symbols.
£25, all materials included – Book here

Sat 10 Feb (10am-3.30pm) Cocoon Cardi – Bawtry
Make your own version of this versitile jersey cardigan from Patterns for Pirates.
£55 includes pattern (fabric not included) – Book here

Mon 12 Feb (7-9pm) Heart-shaped Oven Mitt – Bawtry
Perfect for valentines, a great fun night for all your girls, learn new skills & have fun, I’ll be making a sample real soon and will share it with you.
£25, all materials included – Book here

Tues 13 Feb (10am-3pm) Juniors Dressmaking Age 10+ – Oh Sew Sweet, Wombwell
Bring out your child’s inner fashionista! They will learn the dressmaking skills to create a fabulous wearable jumpsuit, playsuit or dress just for them.
£35 includes pattern, make a trendy jumpsuit or dress (fabric not included) – Call 01226 805955 to book or click here

Sat 24 Feb (10am-4pm) Jersey Tee – Oh Sew Sweet, Wombwell
Learn the skills to work with jersey fabrics & make yourself a long sleeved t-shirt in this workshop.
£45 (+ £10 for pattern) fabric not included. – Call 01226 805955 to book.

Sun 25 Feb (10.45am-4pm) Beginner’s Lounge Pants – Oh Sew Sweet, Wombwell
Perfect for beginners to make your very first garment, learn to cut out a pattern and contruct your lounge pants. Can be made for ladies, men or children.
£45 (+ £10 for pattern) fabric not included. – Call 01226 805955 to book.

I’ll be letting you know about other things that are coming up in future updates, things such as such as weekly courses and private lessons, but if you can’t wait to find out more, send me an email at

I don’t know if you know, I also run a weekly Tuesday Sewcial every Tuesday from 6-8pm, £5 per person, includes tea, coffee & use of sewing machines and other tools at my Home Sewing Studio in Bawtry. This is a great opportunity to meet other sewers in the area and pick up tips and advice too, although I do not teach during this session. If you would like to join us, reply to this email and I will send you directions.

Alison xx

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Beginner’s Learn to Sew in January and Beyond…

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I’ve been loving January and all the workshops so far have gone with a swing, however I know I am super, super late in posting the January schedule here! There is just one more January workshop left this month!

Learn to Sew A-line Skirts at Oh Sew Sweet in Wombwell on Saturday 27th January 10am – 4pm. £45 (+£10 for your pattern) Call Oh Sew Sweet on 01226 805955

Click here for further info


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Coming up in early February, we have two fab techniques workshops – Zip Techniques on Thursday 1st February and Reading & Understanding Patterns on Monday 5th February. £25 each.

Click here for more info & to book: Zip Techniques or Read & Understand Patterns

I’ll be launching the full workshop timetable for February very soon, but if you just can’t wait, you can get a sneaky peak on Facebook at some of the workshops here.

As always you can book in for a private “Get to Know your Sewing Machine” lesson, whether it’s brand new, new to you, or has been gathering dust for a while, I can get you going and get the most from your sewing machine or overlocker.

1 hour lesson – £30 – Book here

2 hour lesson – £60 – Book here

As February is shaping up to be a busy month, I have space for just one new one to one student, if you’ve been thinking about it for a while, book a free 30 minute consultation with me now to chat about what you would like to learn with me.

Book your free 30 minute consultaion here.

Alison xx