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Sewing School

Due to Coronavirus - All Classes have been suspended until further notice.​​​​​​​

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.

​​If you need to cancel a workshop, please contact us as soon as possible. It is possible that we may be able to fill your place from the reserve list. Course fees are only refundable if your place can be resold.

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'Drop -in' Quilting Class - Every Friday Morning
10.30am to 12.30pm includes tuition and tea & biscuits. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 10
£10.00
LEARN TO  QUILT - BLOCK A MONTH :  Friday 20th March
Learn quilting basics on this on-going evening course and produce your very first quilt in your choice of fabrics. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 4
£33.00
One to One Lessons
Personal tuition on overlockers, dressmaking, quilting, ladies tailoring or for a specific project. By the hour. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 1
£20.00
QUILTING - FOUNDATION PAPER PIECING - CRYSTAL STAR - Saturday 4th April
Each month we will be teaching a different block using the Foundation Paper Pieced method. The fourth block is the 'Crystal Star' **CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 4
£43.00
'LISA' SHOPPING TOTE BAG WORKSHOP - Saturday  21st March
A perfect project for beginners and the more experienced sewer alike. *** CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 4
£58.00
CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS - Saturday 4th April
Learn to crochet to get you started on a new and creative journey*** CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Sold Out
£12.00
CROCHET FOR IMPROVERS - Saturday 25th April
Improve your crochet skills by learning new stitches and techniques and how to read patterns. *** CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 9
£12.00
Dressmaking - The Basics - Zips: Friday 8th May
Learn how to successfully sew a zip and a concealed zip all in one evening. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 9
£30.00
DRESSMAKING FOR BEGINNERS - Saturday 28th March, 25th April and 23rd May.
A perfect course to kick start your dressmaking skills ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Sold Out
£110.00
GET TO KNOW YOUR SEWING MACHINE: Friday 3rd April
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
£30.00
NECESSARY CLUTCH PURSE/WALLET by Emmaline - Saturday  18th April
Price includes free pattern worth £8.50 *** CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 10
£58.00