Workshops

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Keep checking back as we will be adding to the list, we will also notify of new workshops added via our facebook.  
 
Our workshop space is above the shop and we only have upto a maximum of 6 places available (depending on workshop), which creates a friendly, fun, personnal atmosphere and therefore have more teaching time.
 
We are also  introducing a series of Masterclasses, which will purely focus on techniques and will be done on samples for you to take away.  These will also include techniques for dressmaking and getting a professional finish.
 
New dates coming soon, keep checking page or like us on facebook as we post new dates and workshops instantly.
 
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    Picture of  Masterclass - Zips

    Masterclass - Zips £20.00 incl tax

    Tuesday 26th September - 1.30pm - 3.30pm In this masterclass you will learn how to insert and get a professional finish on the two popular zip methods in sewing: lapped dress zip and concealed zip.
    Picture of Free Motion Embroidery Workshop
    Friday 8th September 2017 - 10.00am - 1.00pm Free motion embroidery workshop This is a perfect workshop for anyone who has struggled to get going or if you are new to free motion embroidery. The workshop is sample based, allowing you to understand how to move your fabric to achieve embroidery.
    Picture of Free Motion Quilting Workshop
    Saturday 23rd September 2017 - 10.00am - 1.00pm This is a perfect workshop for anyone who has struggled to get going or if you are new to free motion quilting. The workshop is sample based, allowing you to understand how to move your fabric to achieve the quilted effect. At Direct Sewing Machines Ltd, Bristol, BS4 3PF. 0117 9778216.
    Picture of Kids PJ's with the Overlocker
    A Day Workshop where you will make a pair of Childrens Jersey Pyjamas using only your overlocker. Friday 3rd November, 10am-4pm
    Picture of MasterClass -  Piping

    MasterClass - Piping £20.00 incl tax

    Saturday 14th October 1.30pm - 3.30pm Learn how to create your own pipping, we will use it to make a pipped cushion cover however the same basic technique will work with Garments and other Household items.
    Picture of Masterclass - Fly Zips

    Masterclass - Fly Zips £20.00 incl tax

    Saturday 11th November 2017 - 1.30pm - 3.30pm The focus for this Masterclass is the inserting a fly zip. Unlike other zips this can be a little trickier and different from the others. Popular in jeans and trousers.
    Picture of Masterclass - Hems

    Masterclass - Hems £20.00 incl tax

    Tuesday 17th October 2017 - 1.30pm - 3.30pm In this Masterclass you will tackle hemming, covering the 3 most used hems: Blind hem, Top stitched hem and T-shirt.
    Picture of One to One Private Tuition

    One to One Private Tuition £25.00 incl tax

    One to One are perfect for those who are wanting specific tutoring on specific machines or sewing techniques. During these private lessons the subject taught is determine by you the customer. Unlike workshops and masterclasses which are taught to a pre-determined subject.
    Picture of Understanding Your  Overlocker Workshop
    Friday 22nd September - 10.00am - 1.30pm Do you feel overwhelmed, lost or just not getting the most out of your overlocker than this is the workshop for you. Gain the confidence and knowledge to use all aspects of your overlocker.
    Picture of Workshops - Magical Memory

    Workshops - Magical Memory £30.00 incl tax

    Friday 6th October 2017 - 10.00 am - 1.00 pm This workshop is designed for sewing machine owners that have computorised/electronic machines that have a built in memory.  Get to know, understand and get the most use and ideas using the decorative stitiches and memory to embellish your sewing projects.
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