Here you will find a description of each of our workshops on offer throughout the year. It will tell you what you can make, the skill level expected, what the workshop price includes, and what you may be expected to bring with you. Samples of the workshop items will be on show at earlier workshops for you to have a proper look at. Sometimes, alternative fabric choices can be arranged, especially for items such as home furnishings in order for you to co-ordinate your home. Please look at our Gallery to see examples of previous classes. If a class has a 'R' in the last column, please email Barbara at info@rockingstitch.com if you would like more information or to book that class. Otherwise, for info or to book all other classes, email seonaid@fabrimake.co.uk, or call 07989 965540.

Workshops in RED are now full. In GREEN are limited availability remaining

 Date Time Workshop Description Price 
 Fri 20 June11 - 2Zipper Pouch   Make a useful pouch bag and practice zip insertion£35
 Sat 21 June1 - 4 Get to know your machine!For the complete beginner who has a new machine, or for those who wish to try before they buy!£30 R
 Fri 27 June11 - 2

Professional

FinishingTechniques

For the Intermediate sewist. Learn; finishing seams, top stitching, french seams, flat felled seams, bias binding and sewing hems.£35
Sat 28 June1 - 4 Get to know your machineFor the complete beginner who has a new machine or for those who wish to try before they buy!£30 R
 Thur3July10-11.30 Gifts for TeachersMake a set of retro candle-cosies  in your choice of fabrics and trims to say thank you to favourite teachers£17.50  
Fri 4 July    11-2 Dressmaking Sewing Techniques 

For the intermediate sewist. Learn; sewing in zips, buttonholes, curved seams, interfacings and darts. 

£35  R
 Sat 5 July1 - 4 

 Dressmaking

Sewing Techniques 

For the Intermediate sewist. Learn; sewing in zips, buttonholes, curved seams, interfacing and darts. £35 R
Thur10July   10-11.30 Teen Stitch

For ages approx. 11-14

Get to know a sewing machine. Learn how to thread, etc, do some excercises, and finish with a small project to take home 

 £15 
 Fri 11 July 10-11.00Young Stitch 

For ages approx 6-10

Have fun using a sewing machine for the first time - with mum or dads' help... 

£15  
Sat 12 July 10-12.30Summer Bunting! So many have asked for it...so here it is! A bunting workshop! Make a unique piece of summer with appliques, buttons, etc.£25  
Sat 12 July 1 -4

Decorative

SewingTechniques

For the Intermediate sewist. Learn; a technique to make ruffles, gathering, pleats, applique, piping and how to apply trims and ribbons£35 R
Thur17July10-11.30 Teen Stitch 2 

For ages approx. 11-14

Make a fun tote shopping bag with an applique detail on the front. 

£17.50 
 Fri18July10-1 Working with knit fabrics  Using the gorgeous Coco pattern from Tilly and the buttons, get to grips with our Birch knits. Contact me for details and costs of this class. POA 
Sat 19 July   10-12.30Purse Making Make a lovely clasp purse using your choice of fabric. Learn the technique of using the metal clasp closures, so you are able to make these as gifts! £25  
Thur24July10-11.30 Teen Stitch 3 Make a zipper pouch. Learn how to sew in a zip to make a ...pencil case...make up purse...gadget case...up to you!! £17.50 
 Fri25July10-11 Young Stitch Make your own wall hanging for your room... specially designed for either boys or girls  £15 
 Sat 26 July 10-12.30Introduction to patternsTheory class suitable for ages 15 up. An introduction to what patterns mean, using a selection of printed patterns, books, magazines. This class will be mainly theory based, contact me for details. £25 
 Thurs 31 July10-11.30 Teen Stitch 4 Gym kit bag. Make a waterproof drawstring bag using our PUL fabric suitable for dance classes, football, swimming, etc. £17.50  
 Sat2July10-2 Fabric Painting Wallhanging Create a stunning and unique wallhanging by fabric painting a central panel with a vintage bird scene, then finish by encasing this in a pieced border in shades of blues. £40  
 Thur7Aug 10-12Teen Stitch 5 

Make your own skirt

Using a simple design, make your own floaty skirt in a cotton fabric of your choice from our entire range! 

£25  
Fri 8 Aug 10-11 Young Stitch 

Fabric painting.

Make your own piece of art on a handing shopping bag for mum or dad (or granny, granda,...etc)

£15