CLASSES NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING

Treasured Stitched Picture Masterclass

For those who already have some experience of free-motion sewing.

Join this class and gain an insight into how Carol builds her textile pictures and create your own masterpiece over the two days. 

Bring a sketch or photograph to interpret! 

Sat 20th &Sun 21st 

July

10am - 3pm

 10 hrs Total

 

£109 per person (includes all materials)

Also taking bookings 

Now taking bookings for October 5th & 6th

full

 

Learn some fabric collage and free-motion techniques to get an insight into how Carol created the artworks exhibited at Penarth Pier Pavillion.

All materials provided, some hand and machine sewing will be involved.

Class will be limited to six people, book early to avoid disappointment.

Saturday

July 6th

All materials including hoop included

£55 pp.

 

POPULAR:

Beginners Machine Sewing

OUR #1 BEGINNERS COURSE

2-PART CLASS

Master the Basics:

  1. Thread your machine (or use ours!) 

  2. Understand your machine controls, tension etc. 

  3. Make button holes and an assortment of seams and hems

  4. Insert zips 

  5. Start a project! Make a lovely cushion, tote bag or bunting.

All sessions for £89

(includes materials)

 

 9.30 am - 1.30 pm

June 15th & 29th

We sell Singer sewing machines, so you can

try before you buy!

Make a Tunic Dress

A great introduction to dressmaking.
Come and make this ever popular tunic dress in just one day!
Get to grips with pattern language, learn how to set in sleeves and facings, customise with pockets, choose your sleeve length, make as a tunic or a top.
Sizes available  8 -16,  Bust 32"-42", waist 25"-34", Hips 35" - 44")
Suitable for beginners who can use a machine confidently and
sew a straight line. 
A little sewing experience needed
for this one. 

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Sunday 
 10am - 4pm
Now booking for
July 7th
£89
(includes materials from the £10/m range
and the pattern)

 

Learn something addictive, bring some ideas and using a combination of machine and hand sewing let us help you turn them into a wonderful piece of artwork as you learn to draw with your needle.

 

Materials provided

Plenty of tea & coffee, bring a sandwich.

Saturday June 1st

 

10am - 3pm

 

£55 per person

includes materials,

 

 

Treasured Stitched Picture Masterclass

For those who already have some experience of free-motion sewing.

Join this class and gain an insight into how Carol builds her textile pictures and create your own masterpiece over the two days. 

Bring a sketch or photograph to interpret! 

Sat 20th &Sun 21st 

February

10am - 3pm

 10 hrs Total

 

£109 per person (includes all materials)

Also taking bookings for April 27th & 28th

POPULAR:

Beginners Machine Sewing

OUR #1 BEGINNERS COURSE

2-PART CLASS

Master the Basics:

  1. Thread your machine (or use ours!) 

  2. Understand your machine controls, tension etc. 

  3. Make button holes and an assortment of seams and hems

  4. Insert zips 

  5. Start a project! Make a lovely cushion, tote bag or bunting.

All sessions for £89

(includes materials)

 

 9.30 am - 1.30 pm

June 15th & 29th

We sell Singer sewing machines, so you can

try before you buy!

​​Vintage style Drindl Skirt & matching head-scarf
Bop till you drop in this twirly skirt.
Available to make in
size 8 - 16
This project includes a concealed zip, side pockets and a button fastening. 
Great choice of fabrics.
Some sewing experience is needed for this class.
Please call for further details!
 
Sunday May 13th
10am -4pm
£89
Includes all materials
(Choice of beautiful fabrics)
Pattern to keep and homemade lunch

BOOK SOON!

Drum/Candle Lampshade Workshop

Make a 20cm, 30cm diameter drum lampshade or a pair of candle lampshade set using a fabric of your choice (subject to suitability).

Suitable for beginners.

We're flexible! If you can't make these times, we may be running a different slot.

Cost varies depending on lining and fabric options taken.

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Friday August 31st

 

4pm

£30 - £38 

(includes materials)

Make a Cleo Dungaree Dress

Make this versatile dungaree dress in a choice of two lengths.

You can choose to make it in either, denim, corduroy or linen, with a smart top stitch detail.

Follow the Cleo dress pattern ( Yours to keep) in this friendly small class

Sunday April 14th

10am-4pm

£79pp

Includes fabric and pattern

sizes available 

30" - 44" Bust

33" - 47" Hips

Hand stitching at the Makery

Try out all hand sewing crafts such as rag rugging, hand embroidery or paper piecing for example.
Bring along your own project and join this friendly supportive group group. Meet like minded people in a creative atmosphere, plenty of tea and biscuits on hand to feed the sugar hungry creative brain.
PLEASE NOTE - THIS IS NOT A TUTOR LED CLASS

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Every 1st & 3rd Friday
of the month
12.00 - 2.30pm 
For 6 sessions
£60 

Make a Child's Reversible Pinafore

This class is suitable for
next step beginners.
Learn how to follow a commercial pattern and make this cute pinafore
(age 2 - 5yrs)
with contrast sleeves
and pockets.
Includes huge choice of fabrics from our £8/m range.

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Sunday May 19th

10am - 3pm

 

£55

(includes all materials)

 

Let your creative juices flow, bring some ideas and using a combination of machine and hand sewing let us help you turn them into a wonderful piece of artwork.

 

All materials provided

including

12" hoop.

Great gift idea for

a special occasion

Saturday

April 27th

10am - 3pm

£49 per person

includes all materials

& hoop

 

Make a Child's Cape

Make a lovely

lined child's cape

aged 2 - 5yrs.

Choice of fabric

Photograph for ilustrative purposes only

Sunday

October 7th

10am - 4pm

£59

includes all materials

Quilted Wash/makeup bag

This class is suitable for next step beginners.
Learn how to make these really gorgeous bags.
Conquer Zips lining and quilting whilst making these.
 All materials provided, choose from the entire haberdashery stock, Pattern to take home so you can make more for yourself or as gifts

Saturday

May 12th

10am - 3pm

From £64

includes all materials and pattern

to make similar to picture

Make a Quilted Patchwork Shopping Bag

This is a great follow-on workshop for those who've already done the beginners class.
Make a gorgeous lined shopping bag, as picture (fabrics will vary)
learn the basics of patchwork, 1/4" seams, proper pressing, simple machine quilting
Friday 11th January
10am - 3pm
£59
(includes all materials)

Make a Messenger Bag

Make this useful messenger bag, perfect for holidays or quick trips.

Suitable for intermediate sewers –

those with more than basic skills.

The perfect size for all your essentials.

Learn lots of new skills and take home your own pattern to keep!

ONE PLACE LEFT!

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Friday

March 2nd & 16th

2 sessions

9:30am - 3pm

£89 

(includes a pattern, a choice of 3 flaps, and materials- but will vary from picture, there's a huge choice available!)

Reversible Child's

Pinafore Dress

Make a lovely child's pinafore dress, sizes available 2-6yrs. 

Some previous sewing experience is needed to be able to complete this on the day

 

Make a Memory Lap Quilt

with Vanessa

Bring along old clothes and fabrics and we'll show you how to cut and piece them together over 2 sessions

into a quilt to treasure

 

Class size will be limited to 4 people max so lots of attention for everyone. 

 

Saturday 

Jan 26th, Feb 16th

& March 30th

Choose 2 dates from the three above

10am - 2pm

£95 per person

 

Patchwork / Applique House

Lots of skills to learn or improve on this one.
Make this beautiful patchwork and applique mini quilt.
Makes a wonderful housewarming gift, ideal for personalisation.
Some sewing experience needed
Hand and machine quilting
fabrics available will be similar to those in the picture but not exactly the same

Make a Bolster Cushion

 

Make a Bolster Cushion

using lovely linen and lawn, lightweight and pretty.

Super quality feather bolster pad included.

Makes a great edition to the Lounge, bedroom or window seat

Saturday

 March 10th

 

2pm - 4.30pm

£39

Includes all materials

Make a Keepsake Bear or Bunny

Two-part class. 

Make a keepsake bear from

your own special clothes!

Baby clothes, school uniform etc.

There's plenty of time allowed for

this class as careful cutting

is required.

Some sewing experience is

needed for this one.

Price includes your
own pattern to keep.
You must bring your own materials (fabrics/old clothes etc).

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August 3rd & 4th
10am - 3pm
£89
Full
Please enquire for possible future dates

Make a Sewing Machine/Travel Bag

Make this versatile bag in a choice of fabrics!

Beautiful quality with inside storage.

This will be a nice safe and sturdy bag with

useful compartments.

This class is split into two parts.

Some basic sewing experience required for this class.

Wednesday August 15th

& 29th

10am - 3pm

 

£99 per person (includes all materials and a pattern)

Wednesday August 15th

& 29th

10am - 3pm

 

£99 per person (includes all materials and a pattern)

 

Let your creative juices flow, bring some ideas and using a combination of machine and hand sewing let us help you turn them into a wonderful piece of artwork.

 

All materials provided including box frame..

Plenty of tea & coffee, bring a sandwich.

Friday

Sept 21st

10am - 3pm

£55 per person

includes all materials

& frame

Only 4 Places left

 

Kitty Tunic

Friday

April 6TH

10am - 3pm

£59

includes a choice of fabrics from the

£10/m range

Upgrades available

Children's Easter Class

Dressmaking for our youngest sewing bees
Make your own comfy pj shorts with an elasticated waist.
customise with a satin bow or pom-pom trim.

Tuesday

April 3rd

10am - 1pm

£25

includes all materials

for children aged 8-12

Join us for a stash busting fabric card making session.
We'll use lots of skills including hand and machine embroidery, applique and lots of imagination.
Make some unique gift cards for family and special friends.
Never buy a shop card again

Fabric Gift Card Making

Friday

April 13th

10am - 2pm

£49

includes all materials

to make 2 cards with envelopes

Beginners Dressmaking:

Working with jersey knit Fabrics 

Work with quality cotton jersey.
Small class – 
maximum four people!
Learn to follow and understand a pattern for sizes 6-20, which you can keep!
Adjust to fit, Choose your kneckline, use an overlocker and have a
lovely day to yourself and go home with a new dress!

Sunday Sept 30th

10am - 4pm

£75 per person

(includes 2m of Cotton Jersey (subject to supplies) and a Tilly and the Buttons pattern

Make a Child's

Summer Dress

Make a child's dress (age 2 - 5)

You must be able to

use a sewing machine.

This is a great follow-on class from our

Beginners Machine Sewing course.

WATCH THIS SPACE: 

We have an upcoming class on making dungarees for children.

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June 2nd

£45

(materials included)

Small friendly class

Make beautiful Christmas postcards to send to friends and family using fabric, stitch, beads and sequins etc.

We'll be using hand and embroidery techniques on this super sparkly Christmas project

Make Christmas postcards

Friday

Nov 9th

10am - 3pm

£39

includes materials

ONGOING:

School Run

Sewing Sessions

Be the envy of the school yard!

Absolute beginners welcome.

Learn to make everything from superhero capes to World Book Day costumes, to bunting!

I'll teach you how to make button holes, insert zips, take up school trousers, and fun things too!

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Every Thursday

during term time

12 - 3 pm

£25 per session

Small friendly class

Christmas Advent Calendar

Make a Lovely Luxurious padded Advent Calendar.

Perfect size for chocolates or other small gifts for your little (or big) treasure(s)

Choice of Lovely designs

(Subject to stock availability)

Saturday November 24th

10 am - 3 pm

£49

includes materials

COMING SOON!

Jelly Roll Storage Machine Mat

We've made loads of these useful mats for our
own workroom!
Come and make one of your own with us.
The mat goes under your sewing machine and as well as looking pretty. With its pockets, you can keep the things you need easy to hand.
 
Choose your fabrics from the whole range of quality patchwork fabrics on display! 
Fabrics need to be chosen pre class as we will cut the strips for you to ensure you complete on the day

Friday February 8th 2019

10am - 3pm

£79

(includes

all materials, 

similar to picture)

Beginners Project

Make a Cooks Apron

This is a great beginners project.

All materials included

with a choice of fabric

 

Saturday April 20th

10 am - 1 pm

£30

includes all materials

Small friendly class

Sew Along With Us

Join us and make the Stevie dress or top.

No darts zips or set-in sleeves, nice and easy with pretty ties or button loop at the back.

Gorgeous double gauze or linen will be used to make this dress with a choice of colours, while stocks last. Sizes available Bust 30" to 44" and Hips 33" to 47"

Included in the price your quality "Tilly" pattern, fabric, thread and of course tuition

 
 
Friday July 5th
10am - 3.30 pm
£89
Includes all materials
and pattern to keep.

Shop: 

30 High Street

Barry

CF62 7EB

For shop enquiries: 

07793 503068

sewlovelypenarth@gmail.com

Studio:

15 Tennyson Road

Penarth

CF64 2RY

For class bookings/enquiries:

 

07583 148278 

wow.wowwillow@gmail.com

Shop Open:

Wednesday – Saturday 

10am – 5pm

 

 Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

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