Our new workroom is complete :-)

Here is our new workroom! A lot has gone on in the past year and we decided to relocate from Loughborough town centre to the outskirts. It was for various reasons, parking was one of the issues, and also the area we were in wasn't quite suitable. We have now created a fabulous workroom which [...]

By | 2019-01-24T10:13:30+00:00 January 24th, 2019|News, Sewing, Workshops|0 Comments

Bunting Making Workshop

BUNTING GALORE!   We’ve been making quite a bit of bunting lately, there are so many celebrations going on, what with weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and lots more ‘happenings’ there has been so much to do.   So we have given bunting the ‘Joy To Make’ treatment and it looks great, using cottons and cotton mixes [...]

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:25+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Sewing, Workshops|0 Comments

Creative weekend

What a great weekend we have just had!    A lovely afternoon with Annie and her friends celebrating her 40th birthday on Saturday, they chose to do creative textiles instead of partying in a club, because they knew that was what she would prefer, so thoughtful of them.  They decided to create a wall hanging [...]

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:25+00:00 July 7th, 2015|Crochet, Events, News, Sewing, Workshops|0 Comments

Creative Textiles Workshop

Creative Textiles Workshop   I love fabric, its tactile, versatile, you can do almost anything with it, shape it, mould it, sew it, whatever.  I am so very fortunate to have a fantastic array of different fabrics, different weights, different colours, from fabulous silks to gorgeous upholstery fabrics , braids, ribbons, buttons, cottons.  With these [...]

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:25+00:00 May 8th, 2015|Sewing, Workshops|0 Comments

Learn to crochet workshop

Another lovely crochet workshop filled with lots of tea, giggles and learning the art of crochet! If you missed out on the workshop here's a few pictures of the evening where we learnt all the basics of holding the wool and hook, making a chain stitch, double crochet stitch, and half treble stitch, not to [...]

By | 2015-05-08T12:48:56+00:00 May 8th, 2015|Crochet, Workshops|0 Comments

A fun workshop weekend!

What a busy weekend we had with crochet workshops and private sewing tuition. On Saturday we were teaching how to make a Roman Blind, Sunday we were running a crochet workshop for children at The Sock Gallery in Loughborough, and Monday we were making curtains.   Our Roman Blind workshop was to make one large [...]

By | 2015-04-01T13:57:53+00:00 April 1st, 2015|Crochet, News, Sewing, Workshops|0 Comments

Myboshi Crochet Workshop

This week we have been making crochet myboshi beanies Well we are getting to that stage of waking up again its nearly Spring!  We’ve lots to create in the next few weeks to brighten ourselves and our homes after the long freezing winter. Everyone that came had either no idea or just limited knowledge of crocheting, [...]

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:25+00:00 February 13th, 2015|Crochet, News, Workshops|0 Comments

Christmas Sewing Workshops

Our Christmas Sewing Workshops have now finished, we had so much fun making new friends and fun decorations, we're definitely looking forward to doing it all over again next year. Here's a glimpse of what got made over the three workshops:   Bunting seemed to be the most popular so we have decided [...]

By | 2014-12-17T15:52:55+00:00 December 17th, 2014|Sewing, Workshops|0 Comments

Hen Party Sewing Bee

Our first hen party sewing bee was a delightful success! We provided a group of 15 ladies with a table full of fabric and accessories, and a linen square to decorate to how they wished. The results were fantastic, we were all so pleased with the amount of creativity that was on offer. [...]

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:27+00:00 May 20th, 2014|Workshops|2 Comments