At Fabrications we offer a comprehensive range of textile based classes to help you start or progress your creative journey. All our tutors are not only practicing makers with a wealth of hands on knowledge in their craft, but are experienced teachers, with an understanding of different learning needs, what barriers may arise to your learning and how to empower you with your own making projects and ideas. Please visit our calendar to see what’s on!
Beginners Sewing 1: introduction to using a sewing machine.
Beginners Sewing 2: zips, buttonholes & bindings
Beginners Sewing Course (over 3 evenings)
Introduction to garment alterations & repairs
Freestyle Open Sewing (pattern focus or remade/repair focus)
Creative Patchwork Quilting
Introduction to hand sewing repair (fabric items)
Darning & woolen repairs
Boro – Japanese inspired mending
Introduction to hand embroidery stitches
Upcycle your clothes with embroidery
Specialist embroidery techniques (eg: Japanese Kogin, Goldwork, Peruvian)
Our fortnightly community craft night. Bring along your knitting, sewing or other textile project. Access our studio facilities, get bespoke advice and make friends in a supportive and creative atmosphere.