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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.

​​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
BLOCK A MONTH - QUILT AS YOU GO QUILT - SPIRAL BLOCK :  Saturday 8th December
SPIRAL BLOCK - Block 10 of twelve different blocks to make a sampler quilt. You can join in at any time during the twelve months. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 6
£40.00
BLOCK A MONTH - QUILT AS YOU GO QUILT - STAR CHOICE BLOCK:  Saturday 12th January
STAR CHOICE BLOCK - Block 11 of twelve different blocks to make a sampler quilt. This is a quilt as you go project so you can join in at any time during the twelve months. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 6
£40.00
FREE MOTION EMBROIDERED  & QUILTED CUSHION - Saturday 13th October
Learn how to free motion embroidery on tis one day workshop by making this gorgeous cushion based on a design by Anni Downs of Hatched & Patched. ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 4
£65.00
FREE MOTION EMBROIDERED  BUNTING - Saturday 10th November
Learn how to do free motion embroidery on this one day workshop. ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 1
£50.00
PADDED CHRISTMAS TREE - Friday 16th November
For those who missed the last one this is your chance to make this gorgeous padded Christmas tree. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 9
£28.00
SNOWMAN STOCKING - Saturday 15th December
Learn how to applique, how to apply wadding, use bias binding in making this lined snowman stocking.
Units in Stock: 10
£40.00
STUNNING CHRISTMAS TABLE CENTREPIECE - Saturday  17th November
Make this stunning quilted centrepiece for your Christmas table or hang it up as a Christmas wreath. *** CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 10
£45.00
Craft Bag Workshop - Saturday 26th January 2019
Make your very own beautiful and useful quilted craft bag on this one day workshop. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 6
£57.00
Dressmaking - The Basics : Zips & Buttonholes: Friday 23rd November
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: 9
£27.00
DRESSMAKING - THE BASICS:  Friday 19th October
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: 6
£27.00
Dressmaking - The Basics: Necklines & Bias Binding - Friday 2nd November
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 26th October
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  11th January 2019
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: 10
£27.00
Handbag Workshop - Saturday  27th October
Make your very own beautiful lined handbag on this one day workshop with internal pocket and bag feet. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
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£57.00
Quilted Drawstring/Backpack Christmas bag Workshop - Saturday  1st December
Make this stunning lined quilted draw string top Christmas bag on this one day workshop. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 5
£45.00