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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
FREE MOTION EMBROIDERY AND APPLIQUE CLASS - Saturday  8th June
On this one day workshop you will learn free motion embroidery and applique and make a beautiful panel. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 4
£55.00
QUILTING -FOUNDATION PAPER PIECED CUSHION COVER - Saturday 6th July
An introduction to the patchwork technique of paper piecing. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 8
£45.00
ROW BY ROW QUILT -  ROW: FLYING GEESE  Saturday 15th June
ROW - FLYING GEESE Row 5 of eleven different quilt rows to make this beautiful quilt. You can join in at any time during the eleven months. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 5
£42.00
ROW BY ROW QUILT - FLOWERS:  Saturday 13th July
FLOWERS - Row 6 of eleven different quilt rows to make this beautiful quilt. You can join in at any time during the eleven months. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 5
£42.00
CHILDREN'S CLOTHES  - Saturday 29th June
Bring along your own pattern and fabric to make a child's item of clothing. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 8
£58.00
Dressmaking - The Basics : Zips & Buttonholes: Friday 12th 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: 9
£30.00
DRESSMAKING - THE BASICS:  Friday 5th 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: 8
£30.00
DRESSMAKING BASICS: GET TO KNOW YOUR SEWING MACHINE: Friday  21st June
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
£30.00
Handbag Workshop - Saturday 20th July
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 ***
Units in Stock: 9
£58.00
Learn To Crochet  - Saturday 13th July
Learn to crochet and improve your skills by learning new stitches and techniques.
Units in Stock: 5
£12.00