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Sewing School

Nimble Thimbles has a fully equipped Sewing School with room for up to 10 students. Different courses will be available throughout the year for different skill levels including Dressmaking, Bag making, Quilting, Crafts, Knitting, Crochet and much more.
Drinks and biscuits are provided and 'Greggs' bakery is just two doors away for a quick lunch.

For more information about current courses please see below.
To book a class either come into the shop, book by phone or email or book on-line.
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APPLIQUED AND QUILTED 'HOME or 'LOVE' CUSHION - Saturday 1st Septmeber
Make your own beautiful patchworked and appliqued 'HOME' or 'LOVE' cushion on this one day workshop. Click on the title for more information
Units in Stock: 9
£57.00
BLOCK A MONTH - QUILT AS YOU GO QUILT - ARROWHEAD BLOCK: Saturday 28th July
MAPLE STAR BLOCK - Block 4 of twelve different blocks to make a sampler quilt. This is a quilt as you go project and even if you've missed the first two there will be a catch up day to make these at a later date.
Units in Stock: 3
£40.00
BLOCK A MONTH - QUILT AS YOU GO QUILT - GARDEN TRAIL:  Saturday 11th August
MAPLE STAR BLOCK - Block 4 of twelve different blocks to make a sampler quilt. This is a quilt as you go project and even if you've missed the first two there will be a catch up day to make these at a later date.
Units in Stock: 5
£40.00
BLOCK KEEPER:  Saturday 14th July
Make your own very useful fabric book for keeping your quilting blocks in until they're needed. The design on the front can vary according to your taste. Click on the title for more information
Units in Stock: 5
£57.00
'CLEO' PINAFORE /DUNGAREE DRESS by Tilly and the Buttons- Saturday  4th August
The dungaree dress is great for beginners and bang on-trend. Using the 'Tilly and the Buttons Cleo' Pattern from Size 6 to 20. Pattern included.
Units in Stock: 10
£60.00
'COCO'  JERSY TOP/DRESS by Tilly and the Buttons- Saturday  8th September
The perfect introduction to sewing knit fabrics - using the 'Tilly and the Buttons 'Coco' Pattern. From Size 6 to 20. Pattern included.
Units in Stock: 10
£60.00
Dressmaking - The Basics : Zips & Buttonholes: Friday 27th July
Learn how to successfully sew a zip and a concealed zip plus machined buttonholes all in one evening. Click on the title for more information
Units in Stock: 8
£27.00
DRESSMAKING - THE BASICS:  Friday 13th July
All the things you need to know to get you started on dressmaking from patterns. Click on the title for more information
Units in Stock: 4
£27.00
Dressmaking - The Basics: Necklines & Bias Binding - Friday 10th August
Learn how to apply bias binding in two different ways, how to sew and attach a collar and how to make a neckline facing and on this workshop. Click on the title for more information
Units in Stock: 10
£27.00
Dressmaking - The Basics: Pockets -  Friday 3rd August
Learn how to apply bias binding in two different ways, how to sew and attach a collar and how to make a neckline facing and on this workshop. Click on the title for more information
Units in Stock: 10
£27.00
DRESSMAKING BASICS: GET TO KNOW YOUR SEWING MACHINE: Friday  20th July
Do you have a sewing machine that's been hidden under the stairs for years and you've wanted to dust it off and get started on some fabulous projects but you don't have the knowledge or confidence to get going? Then this class is for you. Click on the title for more information.
Units in Stock: 7
£27.00
HandBag Workshop - Saturday  7th July
Make your very own beautiful lined handbag on this one day workshop with external zipped pocket and internal phone pocket. Click on the title for more information
Units in Stock: 3
£57.00
Messenger/Laptop Bag - 25th August 2018
Back by popular demand is another chance to make this very useful Laptop Bag with a special internal pocket.
Units in Stock: 10
£57.00
WRAP-OVER SKIRT - Saturday 21st July
A lovely project for the beginner or more experienced sewer alike. Click on the title for more information.
Units in Stock: 8
£57.00