Monday, 20 August 2012

New Textile Workshops

Textile Workshop ( 5 week Course)
Learn new ways to embroider and embellish.
Combine hand and machine stitch with cutwork,quilting and applique to make a personalised
blanket, quilt or throw.
You'll be shown how to incorporate favourite fabrics and pictures to create your own design
(design templates and inspiration will be availible, no drawing skills necessary!)
5 week courses run on either Monday 7-9pm ( Start date Sept 24th)
Or friday morning 10.30-12.30 (start date sept 28th)
the cost is £85 (you will need to bring materials which will be discussed in the first session)

To book a place please email

Tuesday, 14 February 2012


One day introduction to machine embroidery classes, 11am - 3pm

SUNDAYS 24th JUNE, 1st JULY, 8th JULY and 22nd JULY 2012 


Cross Street Studios 14 Cross Street, Hove 

Explore the versatile and exciting artform of freehand machine embroidery. Use your sewing machine to draw, embellish and embroider whilst also learning simple applique methods. You'll create textured, layered samples of your own design with a range of fabrics and threads and discover many ways to decorate clothing, cushions, accessories and artwork. Some basic experience of using a sewing machine necessary for this class.
Max class size 5

Cost - £45 inc all materials.

For class availibility or more info please contact by email
or tel 01273 888241
To book and pay for a class(please note full payment must be received to secure a place)

Send a cheque to Sally Goodyer, 5 Silverdale Rd Hove BN3 6FE

New Embroidered Cushion Workshop

Design, make and decorate a cushion cover (envelope style)

Sundays 16th SEPTEMBER or 23rd SEPTEMBER 2012 10.30am - 4pm 

Cross Street Studio, 14 Cross Street, Hove 

Learn how to incorporate a simple design with freehand machine embroidery and applique to make your own individual cushion cover. The workshop will begin with choosing fabrics and planning your design based on your own pictures/motifs (or choose from templates provided). You'll then be shown how to transfer your design to fabric using simple applique, and after a practice session further embellish with freehand machine embroidery max class size 5.  Prior experience with using a sewing machine necessary for this class.

Cost £55 inc all materials (though feel free to bring fabrics if you wish).

Introductory offer - 10% disccount for 2 friends attending together
For class availibility or further info please contact by email
or tel 01273888241
To book a place and pay for a class(please note full payment is required before a place is reserved)
Send a cheque to Sally Goodyer
5 Silverdale rd Hove BN36FE

New Customised Clothing Workshop

Transform clothing and accessories with fabric manipulation and decorative sewing skills
Sunday June 17th 10.30am-4pm.

Revive and recycle an item from your wardrobe (or choose to work on a new sewing project). You will be shown ways of transforming garments with techniques such as freehand machine embroidery, cutwork and several types of applique. The first part of the workshop will focus on practising on sample fabrics,
Then in the afternoon selecting which are the most effective and applying them to produce your own unique personalised piece of clothing.

(Some basic sewing skills necessary for this class)
Cost £55 including materials (please bring items of clothing to work on)

To check class availibility or find out more info please email
Or tel 01273888241
To book and pay for a place(please note full payment must be received before a place is reserved)
Either pay in person At MIY,33 North rd Brighton or send a cheque payable to Sally Goodyer
5,Silverdale rd Hove BN36FE