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Thank you to all the customers who have attended our classes. I trust you enjoyed the informal atmosphere at our workshops. The room is small so spaces are limited to a maximum of six people per class. This allows our excellent tutors the chance to teach their subject properly. In all classes individual tuition is guaranteed. We want you to discover the joy of sewing. Please note the classroom is located on the first floor of the shop.

Some of the courses include all of the materials which you require and are donated by * sign.

Tea & coffee are included and we suggest you bring a packed lunch. All you need to bring is your complete machine (in working order) and a basic sewing kit. For some specialist courses you will be sent a list of requirements, this allows you the freedom of choice to select colours etc. If you have difficulty bringing your machine we will gladly lend you one.

Remember you can drive down Friars Street before 11.00 and after 16.00 to load & unload your machine.

Tea & Coffee are available from 09.30. Classes start promptly at 10.00.

CONDITIONS
Refunds for cancellations will only be issued on the following basis:
Notice of 14-28 days prior to course - 80%
Notice of 7-13 days prior to course - 50%
Notice of less than 7 days - Nil
A lot of our courses have a waiting list so if you are unable to attend please contact us as soon as possible and if we are able to fill your place we will give you a credit for a future course. If we have to make an unavoidable cancellation, we will endeavour to offer you an alternative date or a full refund will be given. The course schedule may be subject to change depending on demand for the class(es) and tutors may be replaced at short notice. Payment is due at time of booking, any instructions and requirements will be sent on receipt from tutor.
Beginners Get to Know your Overlocker AP1*Beginners Get to Know your Overlocker AP1*
Beginners - Get To Know Your Overlocker with Andrew Pemberton
AP1 Saturday 16th August 10am - 4pm £40 SORRY THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL
If you have an overlocker this course is for you. The course covers threading, threads, needles, cleaning, which stitch to use for what and how to balance the stitches, how to do a rolled hem and how to gather fabric. You will also learn how to go round the inside/outside of curves and corners.
Price: 40.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Get to know your Sewing Machine LD1*Get to know your Sewing Machine LD1*
Get to Know Your Sewing Machine. SORRY NOW FULL
with Lorna David
LD1 Friday 22nd August 10am - 4pm £40
You have bought the machine but what about using it to its full potential? In this class you will find out about all the stitches on your machine - from the humble straight stitch to the satin stitch applique and the fun of free motion work
Price: 40.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Get to Know Your Husqvarna Computerised Sewing Machine LD2*Get to Know Your Husqvarna Computerised Sewing Machine LD2*
Get to Know Your Husqvarna Computerised Sewing Machine * SORRY NOW FULL
with Lorna David
LD2 Saturday 23rd August 10am - 4pm £40
Find out how to use your new machine to its full potential. Learn about the new stitches - from the humble straight stitch to the delicate heirloom stitches with a wing needle and the fun of free motion work.
Price: 40.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Dressmaking CF1Dressmaking CF1
Dressmaking with Christine Finlayson. SORRY NOW FULL
CF1 Friday 29th August 10am - 4pm £35
The first in a series of classes, come for one or as many to suit your diary. These workshops will be tailored to your needs. Get back to basics, learning the most up to date methods for doing markings, darts, zips and the easiest pocket welt ever. Learn how to take the measurements you require to choose the correct size of pattern. Make and fit a toile before making up the garment of your choice. The procedures covered in our successful course last year included pattern drafting for jackets, skirts and a bodice block, the basis for dresses and tops. Christine will contact each student before the class to arrange a timetable and requirements.
Price: 35.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Dressmaking CF2Dressmaking CF2
Dressmaking with Christine Finlayson. SORRY NOW FULL
CF2 Saturday 30th August 10am - 4pm £35 See CF1


Price: 35.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Corset AH1Corset AH1
Six Saturdays: 6th & 27th September. 11th & 25th October. 8th & 22nd November with Alex Haighton-Kerr
Kitty Flowers Corsets
After a very successful first workshop I am happy to have the chance to run another, this time with Christmas party, glitz and glamour in mind. Now each person is different so create your very own corset to suit you whether it's for a Christmas, a Hogmany party or just for your own knowledge and achievement. Sewing experience is needed, but as long as you have patience and you can follow a pattern line you will be fine.
This workshop will be run over 6 weeks (dates above). We will go from pattern to finish and everything in between. We can run through ideas you may have and designs you have created in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. These are not waist training corsets and are developed for comfort, shape, fashion and creativity.
I will supply you with all the: Bones, Busks, Bias binding, Eyelets & Laces.
You will need to bring:: 2m of cotton (light drill or heavy cotton) for inner lining
1m Lining Fabric (I find quilting cotton is the best as it is soft and strong.) Both available from Pembertons and 1-2m of Outer Fabric.
The luxury of working from Pembertons is you have the supplies right down stairs. You can bring any fabric you feel may be suitable for the outside and we can see if it will work for you (you need at least 1m).
You may want to stay away from thin, delicate, or large print fabric and get 2m if you have a tartan or a check.
Please feel free to email me for more details:
kittyflowers@hotmail.co.uk
www.facebook.com/kittyflowerscorsets

Price: 260.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Embroidery Units LD3*Embroidery Units LD3*
Embroidery Units* with Lorna David SORRY NOW FULL
LD3 Saturday 13th September 10am - 4pm £40
Learn how to get the best out of your embroidery unit. Find out about the different stabilisers available and learn how to do applique, cutwork and free standing lace.
Price: 40.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Dressmaking CF3Dressmaking CF3
Dressmaking with Christine Finlayson
CF3 Friday 3rd October 10am - 4pm £35 See CF1
SORRY NOW FULL



Price: 35.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Knitted Fabrics CF4*Knitted Fabrics CF4*
Knitted Fabrics* with Christine Finlayson. SORRY NOW FULL
CF4 Saturday 4th October 10am - 4pm £40
It is a myth that sewing with knitted fabrics is difficult. With the correct needle, thread, stitch and pattern anyone can do it. During the day we will learn all of those things and as well as looking at different fabric types and learning the best way to treat them. We will make a portfolio of samples for future reference including neck and hem finishes, seams and Chanel edge
Price: 40.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Get to Know Your Husqvarna Computerised Sewing Machine  LD4*Get to Know Your Husqvarna Computerised Sewing Machine LD4*
Get to Know Your Husqvarna Computerised Sewing Machine *
with Lorna David
LD4 Friday 17th October 10am - 4pm £40
Find out how to use your new machine to its full potential. Learn about the new stitches - from the humble stitch to the delicate heirloom stitches with a wing needle and the fun of free motion work.
Price: 40.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Get to know your Sewing Machine LD5*Get to know your Sewing Machine LD5*
Get to Know Your Sewing Machine* with Lorna David. SORRY NOW FULL
LD5 Saturday 18th October 10am - 4pm £40
You have bought the machine but what about using it to its full potential? In this class you will find out about all the stitches on your machine - from the humble straight stitch to the satin stitch applique and the fun of free motion work.
Price: 40.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Beginners Get to Know your Overlocker AP2*Beginners Get to Know your Overlocker AP2*
Beginners - Get To Know Your Overlocker with Andrew Pemberton. SORRY NOW FULL
AP2 Saturday 1st November 10am - 4pm £40
If you have an overlocker this course is for you. The course covers threading, threads, needles, cleaning, which stitch to use for what and how to balance the stitches, how to do a rolled hem and how to gather fabric. You will also learn how to go round the inside/outside of curves and corners.
Price: 40.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Dressmaking CF5Dressmaking CF5
Dressmaking with Christine Finlayson. SORRY NOW FULL
CF5 Thursday 6th November 10am - 4pm £35 See CF1


Price: 35.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Dressmaking CF6Dressmaking CF6
Dressmaking with Christine Finlayson.
CF6 Friday 7th November 10am - 4pm £35 See CF1
Price: 35.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Dressmaking CF7Dressmaking CF7
Dressmaking with Christine Finlayson SORRY NOW FULL
CF7 Friday 14th November 10am - 4pm £35 See CF1

Price: 35.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Dressmaking CF8Dressmaking CF8
Dressmaking with Christine Finlayson. SORRY NOW FULL
CF8 Saturday 15th November 10am - 4pm £35 See CF1
Price: 35.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Dressmaking CF9Dressmaking CF9
Dressmaking with Christine Finlayson SORRY NOW FULL
CF9 Friday 28th November 10am - 4pm £35 See CF1

Dressmaking CF10Dressmaking CF10
Dressmaking with Christine Finlayson SORRY NOW FULL
CF10 Saturday 29th November 10am - 4pm £35 See CF1
Price: 35.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


Software Training LDSoftware Training LD
SOFTWARE TRAINING
Tuition is available for both Husqvarna and Pfaff software on a one-to-one basis and also in home. Contact us for more details.

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