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Special Dates and Occasions

Wedding Bunting

Traditional triangle bunting, with the message ‘Mr & Mrs’ or ‘Bride & Groom’ spelt across the bunting.  There will also be some traditional wedding designs that can be incorporated into your bunting if you wish.  A combination of cotton fabrics and felt will be used.

Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

An ability to sew       1 Workshop   Extra costs: Kit Included                   £65.00

Start Course Date:   Day:                             Time:

 07/05/17                  Sunday                        10:00-16:00 (1 hour for lunch*)

 

Crochet

Crochet - Beginners

Learn: The difference between the different yarn thicknesses. How to start a circle and crochet a straight line.  Ready to make; granny squares and stripes. 

Beginners       2 Week Course               Extra costs: Hook & yarn                          £30.00

Start Course Dates:             Day:                             Time:

26/04/17                               Wednesday                 09:30-11:30

29/04/17                               Saturday                      13:30-15:30

07/06/17                               Wednesday                 09:30-11:30

Crochet – Improvers

Learn to crochet in the round, increases and decreases and reading a crochet pattern. 

Improvers       2 Week Course               Extra costs: Hook & yarn                          £30.00

Start Course Dates:             Day:                             Time:

10/05/17                               Wednesday                 09:30-11:30

13/05/17                               Saturday                      13:30-15:30

21/06/17                               Wednesday                 09:30-11:30

Crochet – Advanced

Putting a pattern into action, you the student normally choose what you would like to learn.  Your choice will be discussed in class to the patterns’ suitability.

Improvers plus           2 Week Course               Extra costs: Hook & yarn                          £30.00

    Start Course Dates:            Day:                             Time:

24/05/17                                Wednesday                 09:30-11:30

27/05/17                                Saturday                      13:30-15:30

05/07/17                                Wednesday                 09:30-11:30

dressmaking

Dressmaking - Beginners                  

Learn: How to cut and read a pattern, placement on fabric.  Correctly laying out and cutting fabric, using pattern.  Basic construction, seaming and hemming.  I recommend an ‘A’ line skirt (Newlook 6843) with waist band and zip.  Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Beginners         4 Week Course      Extra costs: Pattern, fabric & thread                £58.00

Start Course Dates:     Day:                                     Time:

25/04/17                       Tuesday                               09:30-11:30

25/04/17                       Tuesday                               18:30-20:30

27/04/17                       Thursday                             09:30-11:30

29/04/17                       Saturday                              09:30-11:30

23/05/17                       Tuesday                               09:30-11:30

23/05/17                       Tuesday                               18:30-20:30

25/05/17                       Thursday                             09:30-11:30

27/05/17                       Saturday                              09:30-11:30

Dressmaking – Beginners - Continuers                               

For those who need extra time to complete their project from the Dressmaking Beginners course. Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Beginners          4 Week Course      Extra costs: Pattern, fabric & thread                             £52.00

Start Course Dates:     Day:                                     Time:

23/05/17                       Tuesday                               09:30-11:30

23/05/17                       Tuesday                               18:30-20:30

25/05/17                       Thursday                             09:30-11:30

27/05/17                       Saturday                              09:30-11:30

20/06/17                       Tuesday                               09:30-11:30

20/06/17                       Tuesday                               18:30-20:30

22/06/17                       Thursday                             09:30-11:30

24/06/17                       Saturday                              09:30-11:30

Dressmaking Improvers - Sew a Blouse                  

Learn: Depending on student knowledge and experience we hope to cover how to sew a collar, set in sleeves, cuffs and button holes.  Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Developers     5 Week Course            Extra costs: Pattern, fabric & thread                         £72.50

Start Course Dates:     Day:                                     Time:

20/06/17                       Tuesday                              09:30-11:30

20/06/17                       Tuesday                              18:30-20:30

22/06/17                       Thursday                             09:30-11:30

24/06/17                       Saturday                              09:30-11:30

Dressmaking Improvers - Continuers                                 

For those who need extra time to complete their project from the Dressmaking Improvers course. Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Developers     4 Week Course           Extra costs: Pattern, fabric & thread                        £52.00

Start Course Dates:     Day:                                     Time:

25/07/17                       Tuesday                               09:30-11:30

25/07/17                       Tuesday                               18:30-20:30

27/07/17                       Thursday                             09:30-11:30

29/07/17                       Saturday                              09:30-11:30

Dressmaking Advanced - Trousers  

Learn: how to sew a pair of trousers.  Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Advanced       7 Week Course           Extra costs: Pattern, fabric & thread                        £100.00

Start Course Dates:     Day:                                     Time:

25/04/17                       Tuesday                               09:30-11:30

25/04/17                       Tuesday                               18:30-20:30

27/04/17                       Thursday                             09:30-11:30

29/04/17                       Saturday                              09:30-11:30

Dressmaking Advanced – Cocktail / Evening Dress

Sew yourself a beautiful cocktail or evening dress.  A dress to fit you!  This course will be a fast moving as the time will be used in working with more advanced fabrics and patterns. Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Advanced       8 Week Course           Extra costs: Pattern, fabric & thread                        £120.00

Start Course Dates:     Day:                                     Time:

11/07/17                       Tuesday                               09:30-11:30

11/07/17                       Tuesday                               18:30-20:30

13/07/17                       Thursday                             09:30-11:30

Sew a T-Shirt on your Overlocker

To improve your skills from the course know you Overlocker.  You will learn how to purchase the correct stretch fabric for your project.  The best method of cutting, pinning and tacking this tricky fabric and finally how to sew it together on your over locker.  Advice on the correct pattern will given.

Beginners            4 Week Course      Extra costs: Pattern, fabric & thread                       £60.00

            Start Course Date:                 Day:                             Time:

26/04/17                                     Wednesday                 18:30-20:30

Dressmaking – Sew a Childs Dress  

Learn all the skills required to sew a pretty dress, in 100% cotton or poly cotton of your choice for the little girl in your life.

Beginners            1 Workshop                 Extra costs: Fabric, pattern & thread                £50.00

          Start Workshop Date:             Day:                             Time:

          28/04/17                                    Friday              09:30-15:30 (1 hour for lunch*)

Sew a 50’s Style Petticoat

All that net and satin bias binding, ohhh, just lovely and very retro.  Finish your 50’s outfit with an real 50’s style petticoat.  Learn how to cut and gather a full and flattering petticoat.

Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Beginners                   1 Workshop  Extra costs: Fabric, bias binding & thread   £60.00

Start Workshop Date:                     Day:                             Time:

18/06/17                                           Sunday                         09:30-15:30 (1 hour for lunch*) 

 

Sewing - Pyjamas for Men                           

One for the men, enjoy an afternoon making yourself some pyjama bottoms, bring your own inside leg measurement or if you prefer have it measured while you are in class!

To be able to sort of sew       1 Workshop               Extra costs: Fabric & thread                        £45.00

             Start Course Date:                 Day:                             Time:

29/07/17                                 Saturday                      13:00-16:00

 

embroidery

Embroidery - Blackwork                                          

Learn the basics of blackwork and embroidery a simple picture using blackwork filling techniques.

Please note you will require your own sewing box and equipment for this course. (*1)

All welcome               2 Week Course            Extra costs: Fabric and Thread                    £30.00

Start Course Date:               Day:                                         Time:

10/05/17                               Wednesday                             13:00-15:00

Cross Stitch

Know your fabric count, how to use grids and graphs, the art to even stitches and a neat back.  How to start and finish your threads correctly.  Using several colours together without getting into a tangle.  In this workshop we will start a card, for you to finish at home.   

Beginners                   1 Workshop   Extra costs: Fabric and Thread’s                   £28.00

Start Workshop Date:                Day:                                         Time:

24/05/17                                   Wednesday                                13:00-15:00

Embroidery – Sashiko          

Learn this fine Japanese art and stitch a coaster as a sample piece of embroidery.  Please note you will require your own sewing box and equipment for this course. (*1)

Beginners                   2 Week Course           Extra costs: Kit Included                               £40.00

Start Workshop Date:                Day:                                         Time:

07/06/17                                 Wednesday                                   13:00-15:00

Embroidery - Smocking       

Learn : How to gather the fabric and embroider basic smocking stitches. Fit for a princess!  Please note you will require your own sewing box and equipment for this course. (*1)

Beginners                   2 Week Course           Extra costs: Fabric and Thread                     £30.00

Start Workshop Date:                   Day:                                         Time:

21/06/17                                    Wednesday                                  13:00-15:00

 

home  sewing

Sew a Cushion                      

Cut out fabric, getting the nap correct, inserting a zip and if we have time how to sew in piping.

Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Beginners                   Half Day Workshop               Extra costs: Kit Included                 £40.00

    Start Workshop Date:                   Day:                             Time:

    10/06/17                                       Saturday                            13:30-16:00

       

Learn to sew - Curtains

You will learn how to take correct window measurement, how to calculate fabric amounts with any pattern matching requirements. And then we will make a small curtain that will teach you all the techniques required; headings, hemming and linings.

Be able to sew                       3 Week Course                       Extra costs: Fabric and Thread          £65.00

   Start Workshop Date:                    Day:                             Time:

   24/05/17                                        Wednesday                     18:30-20:30

knitting

Knitting                                 

Learn: Learn the difference between the different yarn thicknesses. How to cast on, make garter stitch, purl stitch and cast off.  Using these skills you will be able to make stripes and edge stitches to make either a scarf or cushion.  Note; probabilities are you will not finish the project in the 2 weeks but will have the skills to finish your project at home.

Beginners                   2 Week Course             Extra costs: Yarn and Needles                    £30.00

Start Course Date:               Day:                             Time:

05/07/17                               Wednesday                 13:00-15:00

Knitting - Improvers

For those who have attended the ‘Learn to Knit’ course or  those who can cast on, cast off and knit garter stitch and wish to gain a little more confidence in the basic skills before moving onto the next set of techniques.

All welcome               2 Week Course           Extra costs: Yarn and Needles                      £30.00

Start Course Date:               Day:                             Time:

19/07/17                               Wednesday                 13:00-15:00

 

Know your

 overlocker

Know your Overlocker         

Learn: To be confident to thread your machine, and change threads, when to use 3 or 4 threads, change the foot if possible, move forwards and round curves, set the tension and stitch width.  Bringing in the manual would be very useful.  Please note this is not a fault or maintenance workshop.  This course is also applicable to anybody thinking of purchasing an overlocker and would like to try one before buying.  The school has two over lockers and therefore first booked has priority on a school machine.

All                                1 Workshop   Extra costs: Thread and scrap fabric            £22.00

Start Course Dates:             Day:                             Time:

  24/04/17                             Monday                       10:00-11:00

  06/05/17                             Saturday                      12:00-13:00

  15/05/17                             Monday                       10:00-11:00

  20/05/17                             Saturday                      12:00-13:00

  03/06/17                             Saturday                      12:00-13:00

  12/06/17                             Monday                       10:00-11:00

  17/06/17                             Saturday                      12:00-13:00

     08/07/17                            Saturday                      12:00-13:00

 

Extra dates can be arranged for both the courses : Know your Sewing Machine and

 Knew your Overlocker; please enquire at sandcs@outlook.com.

 

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with Subscribe and your full name in the Subject Line.

 

 

Know your

sewing machine

 

Know your Sewing Machine

Learn: To be confident to thread your machine, wind the bobbin, insert the bobbin correctly, change the feet, move forwards and backwards, set the tension or learn how to use the embroidery stitches. This workshop is aimed at machines with approximately 20 built in stitches, not computerised embroidery machines*³. Bringing in the manual would be very useful.  Please note this is not a fault or maintenance workshop.

All                                1 Workshop   Extra costs: Thread and scrap fabric                 £22.00

Start Course Dates:             Day:                             Time:

  29/04/17                             Saturday                      12:00-13:00

  08/05/17                             Monday                       10:00-11:00

  13/05/17                             Saturday                      12:00-13:00

  27/05/17                             Saturday                      12:00-13:00

  05/06/17                             Monday                       10:00-11:00

  10/06/17                             Saturday                      12:00-13:00

     01/07/17                            Saturday                      12:00-13:00

  

*³ : Computerised embroidery machines can be catered for however we will need more time together!

Please enquire at sandcs@outloook.com

                            patchwork & quilting

 

Patchwork - Beginners                     

Learn: Basic colours and fabric pattern combinations.  How to use a rotary cutter, machine seam and piecing.  You will finish 2 blocks in this course that can be made into a cushion cover or tote bag.

Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Beginners                   4 Week Course           Extra costs: Fabric & thread                   £58.00

Start Course Date:               Day:                             Time:

14/06/17                               Wednesday                 18:30-20:30

Patchwork - Improvers        

Learn: Improve your patchwork techniques with triangles and curves.

Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Improvers                   4 Week Course                       Extra costs: Fabric & thread                   £58.00

Start Course Date:               Day:                             Time:

12/07/17                               Wednesday                 18:30-20:30

Patchwork - Block a Week for 13 Weeks   

Learn how to rotary cut and machine sew a patchwork block, with sashing.   In the 13th week, learn the skills to assemble your quilt.  Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Beginners                   13 Week Course                     Extra costs: Fabric & thread     £160.00      

Start Course Date:  Day:                             Time:

24/04/17                   Monday                       13:00-16:00

Patchwork -Table Runner

First lesson you can choose your fabrics** rotary cut and machine sew your table runner.  You will then sew simple quilting with embellishments and attach binding to the edges to complete your project.  The runner can be interlined with a thermal lining, so that warm serving bowls can be placed on top.  Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

An ability to sew                  2 Week Course                       Extra costs: Fabric & thread                 £45.00

Start Course Dates:     Day:                                     Time:

12 and 26/05/17          Friday                                  09:30-11:30

Patchwork - Table Mats & Coasters

This course compliments the Table Runner course or can be a standalone course.  You will a make a plate mat and matching coaster, using basic patchwork, quilting and embellishing skills. The mats can be interlining with a thermal lining, so that warm plates can be placed on top.   Please note you will require your own sewing machine, sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

An ability to sew                  2 Week Course                       Extra costs: Fabric & thread                  £45.00

Start Course Dates:     Day:                                     Time:

07 and 21/07/17            Friday                                  09:30-11:30

Patchwork Basket

Learn how to cut and piece fabric and make a very pretty fabric basket.  Can be used for severing bread rolls in, or use as a trinket basket on a chest of drawers, so many uses!

An ability to sew                   2 Week Course                       **Extra costs: Fabric & thread               £30.00

Start Course Dates:                Day:                          Time:

07 and 21/07/17                         Friday                      13:30-15:30

Patchwork- Hand Piecing                

Learn: Basic colours and fabric pattern combinations.  How to cut, hand sew an invisible seam for piecing the fabric together. You should be able to complete a pin cushion in the workshop. Please note you will require your own sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Beginners                   1 Workshop               Extra costs: Kit                                         £28.00

Start Course Date:       Day:                                     Time:

 09/06/17                      Friday                                  13:00-15:30

Patchwork- Hand Piecing – Book Cover    

Learn: Basic colours and fabric pattern combinations.  How to cut, hand sew an invisible seam for piecing the fabric pieces together.  . Please note you will require your own sewing box and equipment for this course (*1).

Beginners                   2 Week Course                       Extra costs: Kit                                         £45.00

Start Course Dates:     Day:                                     Time:

23/06 and 07/07/17     Friday                                  13:30-15:30

Patchwork- Japanese Folded           

Learn: the fascinating technique of folded patchwork, this is a hand sewing class, you will have a beautiful scissor case at the end of the workshop.

Beginners                   2 Week Course                       Extra costs: Kit included                         £50.00

Start Course Dates:     Day:                                     Time:

12 and 26/05/17              Friday                                  13:30-15:30

Quilting – Hand                    

Learn how to attach the layers of top, middle and bottom parts of your quilt and to hand quilt your patchwork project. 

All                                1 Workshop                           Extra costs: Fabric, wadding & thread    £28.00

Start Course Date:       Day:                                     Time:

 09/06/17                      Friday                                  09:30-11:30

Quilting – Machine   

Learn how to attach the layers of top, middle and bottom parts of your quilt and to machine quilt; ‘sew in the ditch’ your patchwork project. 

All                                1 Workshop                Extra costs: Fabric, wadding & thread    £28.00

Start Course Date:       Day:                                     Time:

 30/06/17                      Friday                                  09:30-11:30

 

 

(1 hour for lunch*Ή)  The school is situated in beautiful village of Wroughton, which is located to the south of Swindon town centre, on the edge of the Marlborough Downs.  There is two cafes you may wish to use,  The Honey Pot, 7 High St, Wroughton, Swindon SN4 9JX (at the end of the road) or Cowpuccinos in the  Ellendune Centre, (5 minute walk).  Sandwiches can be purchased from the Co-Op, or alternatively you can bring your own packed lunch.

Directory of Lessons

 

…………………………..Alterations

…………………………..Appliquι

…………………………..Beading – Stitch Markers (To use with Knitting or Crochet)

…………………………..Braiding

…………………………..Bunting

…………………………..Buttonholes

…………………………..Dorset Buttons

…………………………..Dying

…………………………..Embroidery Thread

…………………………..Tie Dying

…………………………..Yarn

…………………………..Embroidery

…………………………..Blackwork

…………………………..Crewel

…………………………..Cross Stitch

…………………………..Scandinavian

…………………………..Sashiko

…………………………..Silk Ribbon

…………………………..Smocking

…………………………..Temari Balls

…………………………..Tapestry

…………………………..Bargello

…………………………..Jewellery Making

…………………………..With beads

…………………………..Knitting with wire and Swarovski crystals

…………………………..Knitting

…………………………..With Beads

…………………………..Cable

…………………………..Colourwork

…………………………..Lace

…………………………..Sock Workshop

…………………………..Lingerie

…………………………..French Knickers

…………………………..Delicate Vest

…………………………..Needle Felting

…………………………..Ribbon Weaving

…………………………..Cushion cover

…………………………..Wedding Sash

…………………………..Rug Making

…………………………..Hook

…………………………..Scrap

…………………………..Sewing

…………………………..50’s style petticoat

…………………………..Bow Tie

…………………………..Retro Apron

…………………………..Sewing Box Accessories

…………………………..Sewing Box

…………………………..Wedding Garter

…………………………..Sewing Bags

…………………………..Clutch Bag

…………………………..Messenger Bag

…………………………..Project Bag

…………………………..Ruck Sack

…………………………..Tote Bag

…………………………..Soft Toys

…………………………..Rag Doll

…………………………..Teddy Bear

…………………………..Zips

 

If you wish to learn any of the above subjects or one that is not listed; please email me: Jacky on sandcs@outlook.com and I will do my best to accommodate a course for you.  I love teaching all of the above and am more than happy to wiggle in courses.

 

Private Lesson’s

One-to-One, Two-to-One or small private groups catered for.

Email Jacky at : sandcs@outlook.com with your enquiry.

 

Jacqueline Hann-Brewer

 

Designed and Hand Crafted Costumes for:

Dancing, Tutu’s, Ice Stating, Gymnastics, Show’s,

 Medieval Wear, Prom Dresses and Bridal Wear

 

Email : jacky.hann-brewer@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

 

Click and Clacking Craft Club

 

Practically every Monday!

 

18:30-20:30

 

Bring your yarn or small craft project and chatter!

 Cost £3.00 includes a hot drink and cake.

 

PLEASE NOTE NEW VENUE

 16 Badgers Brook, Wroughton, SN4 9DG