Construct a garment of your choice using a commercial pattern and a range of sewing techniques and skills. You will be introduced to the art of pattern reading. This course is suitable for beginners and those with sewing skills they want to develop. Enrol online here. Course Dates 2019 – 2020 Mondays 6.30pm to 9pm […]
Stoke Lodge Courses
If you enjoyed reading or watching Wolf Hall or the Shardlake stories, come and learn about Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell and many others – and find out that fact is every bit as fascinating as fiction. Enrol online here. Course Dates 2019 – 2020 These courses take place at Stoke Lodge Wednesdays 7pm […]
A week long Summer School suitable for beginners and improvers. Beginners will make a leaded stained glass panel while those with experience will develop their skills, try new techniques and work on their own project. Join us for a week of fun and intensive study. Fee includes classroom sundries; learners can purchase coloured glass, lead […]
An overview of the turbulent and dynamic decade, from an American perspective (but England will come into it a bit). Culture, war, politics and protest. From the wonders of space exploration to the event of Woodstock. Ten years in ten days. Enrol online here. Course Dates 2019 – 2020 These courses take place at Stoke […]
For the novice or experienced genealogist! Designed to advance your ancestral research development, to explore areas of your research that have been neglected or to assist you to begin a new search. The day will also include a series of mini lectures. Limited to 8 participants, to ensure maximum individual support from the tutor. Check […]
Don’t know where to start or want to get more out of your sewing machine? This is for you! Use the various stitches, sewing feet and accessories that come with your machine. You will also learn to select the correct needle and thread for fabric. Fee includes fabric for a mini project. Check out the […]
A course on plants and planting for all purposes in the garden: covering flowers, evergreens, bushes, and the growing of fruit and vegetables. With content ranging from soil science to plant history this course has something to offer all gardeners who are serious about expanding their knowledge of plants and planting. Enrol online here Course […]
Alter your clothes and revamp your wardrobe! You will learn how to shorten or lengthen hems, how to take in or let side seams, how to replace zips and lots more. You will use a sewing machine and overlocker if appropriate. All abilities welcome.
Learn the basic skills of copper-foiled glass in a day and leave with your very own beautiful stained glass insect to hang in your home or garden. Suitable for complete beginners. Fee includes classroom sundries; learners can purchase coloured glass and solder directly from the tutor for approximately £10-£12 Course Dates 2019 – 2020 Saturday […]
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.