Monday, 2 November 2009

November at Fabrication

Nov 7th Make a basic pair of trousers
using your own machine
You will learn how to cut a trouser pattern, make pockets and a fly front fastening
Please note this is not a beginners class and you will need to know how to use your machine and have some basic experience of sewing seams, zips etc
Please note all our classes need to be prebooked
cost £35 + materials. Refreshments, but not lunch, included

Nov 14th/15th
Make a Regency Dress Learn how to cut, sew and finish a regency style dress with costume maker Dawn Wood
You will learn how to adapt a pattern from extant clothing information, to fit you and learn historical stitch techniques to get the correct finish.
You will then be given information on how to use this basic pattern to make a variety of regency style garments covering the period 1795-1815
The class takes place over 2 days.
£70 plus materials. Refreshments, but not lunch, included
Places are limited to 6 on this class

Nov 21st Credit Crunch Christmas, hand painted items
Stuck for Christmas presents and want to give something more personal this year, we have a created a number of days where you can just come along and make pretty stuff.
learn how to hand paint on glass, ceramics, papier mache and wood, etch, make a mosaic coaster the choice is yours, make as many or as few items as you can fit into the day
Please note all our classes need to be prebooked
£35 + materials. Refreshments, but not lunch, included

Nov 28th Dolls House Miniatures Furnishings
Learn to make needlepoint cushions and rugs, and fabric furnishings for your dolls house
Refreshments, but not lunch, included

To book the classes print off the booking form here or to pay by PayPal via the website

Also Crochet Club 5th November and Crafty Club 19th November. Please let us know by the 4th if you are intending to come along to crochet club, as we are aware it falls on bonfire night so you may reschedule for this month

Some of you may also be interested in this competition, we are supporting
As part of their awareness raising campaign for Thyroid Awareness Week 2009, 18th-25th October, The organisation Thyroid-Disease.Org.UK have launched a Photography competition for 12 pictures to be used in our 2009 fundraising calendar. Cost to enter is £5.

This will be a nationwide competition and the final selection made by their members all photographers will be fully credited on the website for their photograph and it will also be up on the Thyroid-Disease website for all to see in a specially created gallery for the next year

If you are interested in entering please email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for an entry form or download and entry form and poster here,

See you soon


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