WORKSHOPS IN TIVERTON

I will be teaching the following workshops in Tiverton. Booking is essential

BUGS AND FOSSILS - Tuesday 22nd January (Fully booked), repeat Tuesday 26th February
Using printing blocks, metallic paint and free motion stitching you will create a small embroidered panel which can then be applied to a book cover. Instructions will be given to make a fabric book cover.

SHADED PINWHEELS - Tuesday 19th March, repeat Tuesday 18th April
Experiment with creating colourful effects using an easy technique for creating pinwheel blocks.

STITCHING IN SPACE - Tuesday 21st May
This is such an effective technique - learn how to created flowers, trees and more.

STRIPPY PINWHEELS - Tuesday 25th June, repeat Tuesday 2nd July
More pinwheel variations and experiments.

SHRINK POLYESTER - TEXTURE FOR BAGS AND CUSHIONS - Tuesday 20th August

To book onto a workshop please contact me by email jan.tillett@btinternet.com

Workshops for the Autumn will be added soon.
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COFFEE AND CLOTH DAYS IN TIVERTON

Coffee and Cloth days at the Old Heathcoat School Community Centre are very popular and booking is essential.

January 8th
February 5th
March 5th
April 2nd
May 7th
June 4th
August 6th
September 3rd
October 1st
November 5th
December 3rd
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WORKSHOPS IN IVYBRIDGE



PLEASE NOTE - Due to changes at the garden centre the following workshops will have to be rescheduled. I have provisionally booked The Old School Community Centre in South Brent. If you would like details of the workshops please get in touch. New dates will be posted as soon as they are arranged.

The first Coffee and Cloth meeting in South Brent will be Thusday 21st February. Booking is essential.


SHADED PINWHEELS - Wednesday 20th February, repeated Thursday 21st February
Learn a quick way to make pinwheel blocks and how to create different effects with colour, placement and shading. This is a fun way as well to use up scraps of fabric.

COFFEE AND CLOTH - Wednesday 13th March

DOODLE, DRAW, WRITE - Wednesday 17th April, repeat Wednesday 1st May
Gain confidence with free motion stitching.

COFFEE AND CLOTH - Wednesday 15th May

STRIPPY PINWHEELS - Wednesday 12th June, repeat Wednesday 26th June
More experimenting with pinwheels and patchwork. Lots of ideas for quilts, cushions, bags etc.

COFFEE AND CLOTH - Wednesday 10th July

COFFEE AND CLOTH/PATCHWORK CATCH UP - Wednesday 14th August

STARRY, STARRY NIGHT - Wednesday 11th September, repeat Thursday 12th September

COFFEE AND CLOTH - Wednesday 23rd October

RING OF TREES BOWL -Wednesday 13th November, repeat Wednesday 20th November

COFFEE AND CLOTH - Wednesday 4th December

To book a place on a Coffee and Cloth day or a workshop please contact me via email
jan.tillett@btinternet.com
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WORKSHOPS AT SIDMOUTH FABRICS AND HABERDASHERY

I will be teaching a range of workshops in Sidmouth this year. Please contact Julie at the shop to book a place and to check for availability.

MAKE A DRUM LAMPSHADE - Friday 18th January
Start the new year with a half day workshop to make either a 20cm or 30cm drum lampshade. Choose either the morning or afternoon. A new lampshade can revitalise an old lampbase or be the inspiration for a new decorative scheme in your home. No sewing required.

DOODLE,DRAW, WRITE - Thursday 7th February, repeated Sunday 7th July
A day to gain confidence with free motion stitching. Learn how to set up your sewing machine, which fabrics to use, the importance of stabilisers, choosing threads and selecting the correct needle.

FREE MOTION RAW EDGE APPLIQUE - Sunday 3rd March
Learn how to apply fabrics to create pictures and patterns. Ideal for adding detail to quilts, bags and cushions. At the workshop you will be shown how to construct a cushion from your applique panel.

STARRY, STARRY NIGHT - Thursday 4th April, repeated Sunday 13th October
Print onto fabric, add angelina fibres and embellish with free motion stitching to create an irridescent starry panel.

RING OF TREES BOWL OR VASE - Friday 10th May
Use watersoluble fabric, fibres, yarns and free motion stitching to create a unique bowl or vase cover in the shape of a ring of trees.

LAYERED TEXTURES WITH SHRINK POLYESTER - Friday 28th June
A day to create textures on fabric using shrink polyester. Three techniques will be included in this workshop - chenilling, using angelina fibres and working with pictorial/boldly patterend fabrics.

WRINKLES AND RUNKLES - Sunday 18th August
A day to experiment with shrink polyester. A variety of small samples will be stitched so that you can explore the creative potential of this product.

BAG MASTERCLASS - Friday 29th November
Learn how to make a bag. Choosing the correct interlining, making handles and how to create your own patterns in the future. If you have attended a shrink polyester day, you may wish to create your own unique fabric for your bag.

Please contact Julie to book a place on these workshops - 01395 513209
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