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NEWS & EVENTS

 We ARE OPEN! 

 TUESDAY to SATURDAY: 10am - 5pm
(closed for lunch 12:30-2pm)

Why not add our WhatsApp to your device: 01343 823961

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We are usually open...Tuesday to Saturday

10:30am ~ 12:30pm  2:00pm ~ 5:00pm 

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2021

Unfortunately, due to the current situation of Covid-19, we are unable to host any classes, but we look forward to welcoming everyone back in-store as soon as we are able ~ stay safe everyone. 

WE ARE HOWEVER STILL OPERATING A CLICK 'N SAFE
COLLECT SERVICE, ALONG WITH POSTAL ORDERS
ANYWHERE IN THE UK ~ PLEASE GET IN TOUCH.

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Below are in-store events we have hosted in the past - and we look forward to hosting many more!

  • Free Motion for Beginners Workshop
    Wed, 18 Mar
    The Sewing Shop
    18 Mar 2020, 17:30 – 19:00
    The Sewing Shop, Fochabers IV32, UK
    Using our classroom machines, we shall drop our feed dogs and relax into creating some free motion magic. 
  • Crepe Paper Flower Workshop
    Sold Out
    Sun, 15 Mar
    The Sewing Machine Shop
    15 Mar 2020, 13:00 – 16:00
    The Sewing Machine Shop, The Sewing SHop, 29 High St, Fochabers IV32 7DX, UK
    Create stunning, realistic forever flowers.... Make a beautifully crepe paper peony or rose with Johanna Summers from Paper Thistle. This fun 3 hour workshop you will learn some of the basic techniques of paper flower making. You will create your very own gorgeous single peony or rose with foliage.
  • Eco Face Wipes WORKSHOP
    Sold Out
    Wed, 11 Mar
    The Sewing Shop, Fochabers
    11 Mar 2020, 17:30 – 19:00
    The Sewing Shop, Fochabers, Fochabers IV32 7DX, UK
    Get savvy in the ever evolving eco-friendly world and create your own face-wipes.
  • Get to know YOUR machine
    Tue, 18 Feb
    The Sewing Machine Shop
    18 Feb 2020, 17:00 – 19:30
    The Sewing Machine Shop, 29 High St, Fochabers IV32 7DX, UK
    Due to popular demand we are starting the 'Get to Know YOUR Sewing Machine' sessions. Bring along your Sewing Machine and get to know it a little better!
  • Lampshade Workshop
    Wed, 05 Feb
    29 High St
    05 Feb 2020, 17:30 – 20:00
    29 High St, The Sewing Shop, 29 High St, Fochabers IV32 7DX, UK
    Join us for this ‘no sew’ Lampshade Making Workshop with Lisa Miele of Sylvan Designs and take home a fabulous lampshade to adorn your home. DATE: Wednesday 5th February TIME: from 5.30pm // COST £35 (+ 1/4m fabric).

2021

TBC

 

MARCH 2020

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Wednesday 18th & 25th sorry.... SOLD OUT
TBC: SHALL BE RE-SCHEDULED

FREE MOTION BEGINNERS WORKSHOP

TIME: 5.30-7pm // COST: £25 all-inclusive with light refreshments provided

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Have you ever wondered what would happen if you dropped your feed dogs on the sewing machine? 
Fear no more with our 'Free Motion for Absolute Beginners Workshop.

Using our classroom machine we shall drop our feed dogs and relax into creating some free motion magic. 

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Sunday 15th sorry.... SOLD OUT
TBC: SHALL BE RE-SCHEDULED

CREPE PAPER FLOWER WORKSHOP

TIME: 1-4pm // COST: £28 all-inclusive with light refreshments provided

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Create stunning, realistic forever flowers....

 

Make a beautifully realistic crepe paper peony or rose 
with Johanna Summers from Paper Thistle.

In this fun 3 hour workshop you will learn some of the basic techniques of paper flower making.

You will create your very own gorgeous single peony or rose with foliage.
You can decide on the day which flower you want to make
~ and also get creative and choose the colour you like from a wide range of lovely crepe papers.

These flowers are great for beginners and they make lovely gifts or home decoration.
Plus crepe paper flowers look very realistic and last a long time

– so join us to learn how to make blooms that never fade!
Must be 16 or over to participate.

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APRIL

TBC: SHALL BE RE-SCHEDULED 

SEW A 'NORA' TOP WORKSHOP with Sewing Bee Jen Hogg

TIME: 10am-4pm // COST: £79 including light refreshments provided.

Learn how to stitch with stretch with Jen Hogg
 (semi-finals of the 2019 BBC's Great British Sewing Bee).

Either bring in your own overlocker or come and see how to sew stretch on a regular sewing machine.

We have classroom sewing machines available on the day, so no stress if you don't have one!

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Future Workshop's include:

• Bunting for Beginners Workshop

• Machine Embroiders for Absolute Beginners Workshop

• Guest Tutor Stitching Workshop

• No Sew Lampshade Workshop

• Sewing with Stretch Absolute Beginners Workshop

• Machine Applique Workshop

• Free Motion for Absolute Beginners Workshop

• Eco Face Wipe Workshop

• Quilting for Absolute Beginners Workshop

• Absolute Sewing Machine Virgins Workshop