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Creative Space 56-58 North St Bristol BS3 1HJ

Sewing, Dressmaking & Yarn Crafts

 

Dressmaking and Pattern Cutting

Whether you're a beginner who just wants to get some use out of a neglected sewing machine or an experienced dressmaker wanting to make your own patterns we have classes for you.  There is a full timetable of courses and one-day workshops for adults and young sewists.

See Kids Workshops here

Needlework and Yarn Crafts

We also have a changing series of needlecraft workshops including machine knitting, crochet and macrame.  Keep updated with new additions by signing up to our mailing list or following us on social media. 

See Upholstery or Glass & Craft courses here

Loom Weaving Workshop
Weave your own cloth to create a sumptuous cushion
Enjoy the therapeutic benefits of loom weaving by weaving your own cushion cover on a 4 shaft table loom. Under the expert guidance of professional weaver and designer Angie Parker, you will learn the basics of loom weaving and design with plain weave and twills. This course is ideal for beginners and a perfect introduction to weaving. More advanced weave sessions will be coming soon for those who wish do develop their weaving knowledge, learn how to set up a professional looms and create more complex weave structures. £58
New dates TBC

Make beautiful baby clothes and time for you with Bristol Stitchery.

Join local mums Leanne and Sofia at a choice of workshops aimed at mums and mums-to-be.

Sew Your Own Baby/Toddler Leggings 

Come and join The Bristol Stitchery for an evening of sewing. You’ll learn the basics of how to sew with jersey following a simple pattern, and be provided with all 1m of beautifully soft organic cotton jersey fabric as part of the workshop. We’ll teach you how to read and cut a pattern, hem trousers and insert an elasticated waistband. No sewing experience is required. Refreshments will be provided. £45

Friday April 17th

Sew Your Own Baby/Toddler Harem Romper

Come and join The Bristol Stitchery for an evening of sewing. You’ll learn the basics of how to sew with jersey following a simple pattern, and be provided with all 1 metre of beautifully soft organic cotton jersey fabric as part of the workshop. We’ll teach you how to read and cut a pattern, insert poppers and attach cuffs. No sewing experience is required. Refreshments will be provided. £45

Friday 27th March 7-9.30pm

Beginners Needle Punch Embroidery

Needle punch or punch needle, is a modern take on a traditional craft now used to make a whole range of different modern textile items including wall hangings, cushion covers and bags. You will be taught how to use the needle and create different textures. Attendees will create their own punch needle hoop wall hanging from one of Sara’s designs or come with an idea of your own.

£50 all materials included.

Saturday 4th April 2.30-5pm

Make a Macrame Plant Hanger
or Macrame Hoop

Come and join MAKE Creative Workshops at Creative Space for a creative morning of macramé. In this 2.5 hour session, you’ll learn a variety of macramé knots giving you the skills to be able to make your own unique plant hanger or a hanging macramé hoop. £30 all materials provided

Sunday 5th April 10am-1pm

Beginners Machine Knitting
Sun 20th October 10am-4.30pm

A one-day workshop with Ria Burns Knitwear in machine knitting for complete beginners. You'll learn the basics of using a knitting machine, including punch cards for pattern, and you'll go home with plenty of swatches and a scarf made using the techniques you've learnt on the day. £90

The workshop will be using Brother knitting machines and all equipment and yarns are provided. Max 4 participants

Beginners Machine Knitting

A one-day workshop with Ria Burns Knitwear in machine knitting for complete beginners. You'll learn the basics of using a knitting machine, including punch cards for pattern, and you'll go home with plenty of swatches and a scarf made using the techniques you've learnt on the day. £90

The workshop will be using Brother knitting machines and all equipment and yarns are provided. Max 4 participants

Sat April 25th 10am-4.30pm

Weaving with Waste 

In this one day course, you will learn how to weave using recycled materials, such as plastic packaging, baler twine, electric cables, old clothes - things which are about to be thrown away, but can be turned into a small bag, a table mat or an attractive wall hanging. The emphasis is on experimenting and having fun using unconventional materials. Suitable for complete beginners and experienced weavers. All equipment and materials are included with an option to buy the weaving frame, shuttle and pickup stick for £15 at the end of the session. £38.

Saturday 2nd May 10am-4.30pm

 
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