This course will focus on textiles in the home. You will learn the techniques involved from measuring the window and calculating fabric needed, planning, designing and creating your own project. You will use a sewing machine and will uncover the secret of a professional finish. All abilities welcome.
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Course Dates 2019 – 2020
Fridays 1pm to 3.30pm Marilyn Mitchelmore
These courses take place at Stoke Lodge
- 6 sessions 13 September £99 / £63 D51A
New course dates will be available in our next Course Guide 2020 – 21 from Summer 2020
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Tutor – Marilyn Mitchelmore
Coming from a family of glove makers in Wales, I’ve always been keen on sewing. I find the benefits of sewing to be vast! Sewing can be calming as well as teaching us patience.
I was drawn into teaching because I’m passionate about adult learning. So I’ve been lucky enough to combine a personal interest of mine with my teaching career.
Newcomers to my class begin by making a pin cushion. Then, I hand over the ropes! Learners are given the freedom to do whatever they like, with my support when they need. Previous learners have made baby clothes, chair covers, and even ball gowns! It’s all about trial and error in my class, with a supportive and friendly environment to help you achieve your potential.
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