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October 29, 2019

Beginners Class #1

Last night I taught my second batch of beginners classes. It was the biggest class I have ever taught which was scary, but I loved it! ❤️

Well done to everyone! Setting up your machines is the trickiest bit. Next week you’ll be up and running and we’ll...

Sewing Class is FULL!

And I couldn't be happier!

I am excited to start my 2nd batch of "Beginners Classes" tonight with more people joining than I could have ever hoped! I get to share my love of sewing with more people!

Running every Monday night from tonight until the 1...

What a great night! Here’s a few from tonight’s pumpkin walk.

This Walk takes Place in Grange over Sands, where the local community gets together to carve pumpkins and make displays. There is no theme, anything goes! It gets better every year. 🎃🍁
Even better this year...

The Spar Lunatic Asylum is all ready for the Pumpkin Walk!

This is this years effort from the SPAR Shop where I work. It was a real team effort and it looks brill! 

If you've never been, get yourself there! After dark, Park Road Gardens, Grange over Sands.
It's great fun...

Wednesday Sewing Class #5
Tonight was the last Dress Making Class of this batch.
Well done everyone! 👏🏻
In 5 short weeks you’ve started off with a paper pattern, re drafted and made alterations and ended up with a finished and completely wearable dress! 👗
I know...

Monday Sewing Class #5

Tonight was my last Monday Dress Making Class - sob! 😢(...until my beginners classes start again in a couple of weeks!)

Well done ladies, you all did yourselves proud! 👏🏻From starting off 4 weeks ago, too scared to cut the fabric, to ending up w...

I am running another batch of Sewing Classes throughout October and November!

These classes will be taught as a "Complete Beginners Guide to Sewing". They are aimed at anybody who knows the basics, wants to brush up on their skills and gain confidence or any one who has...

Monday Sewing Class no.4 🧵

Tonight the dresses came together massively since last week! 👏🏻 🤩

From finishing the facings to french seaming the skirts and adding pockets.

Next week, I have added an extra week for all the finishing touches 🥳 ✂️ and this time next w...

Monday Sewing Night #3

Tonight we tackled facings and collars - sewing them in to finish off the neckline. Before making a start on sleeves - the fiddly part!

Tonight was good progress, everything is starting to come together and they nearly look like dresses! 😍 👗 🧵...

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