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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: 10
£55.00
ROW BY ROW QUILT - TULIPS:  Saturday 11th May
TULIPS - Row 4 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: 3
£42.00
TILDA'S KITSCHY FRIENDS DOLL - Saturday  4th May
Make your own beautiful and quirky Tilda Doll all in a day ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 6
£58.00
CRAFT BAG: Saturday 25th May
Make your very own useful CRAFT BAG on this one day workshop to keep all your sewing bits and bobs in one place. ***FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK ON THE TITLE***
Units in Stock: 6
£58.00
Dressmaking - The Basics : Zips & Buttonholes: Friday 10th May
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: 10
£28.00
DRESSMAKING - THE BASICS:  Friday 3rd May
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: 10
£28.00
DRESSMAKING BASICS: GET TO KNOW YOUR SEWING MACHINE: Friday  12th 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: 6
£28.00
MAKE YOUR OWN KNICKERS-  Friday 17th May
Make your own pair of cotton knickers on this Friday evening workshop. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 3
£45.00
PATTERN CUTTING 2 - MAKING A PATTERN FROM YOUR SKIRT BLOCK - Friday 29th  March
Make a paper pattern from your skirt block ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 10
£40.00
PATTERN CUTTING 3 - MAKE A SKIRT TOILE - Friday 5th April
You've made your skirt block and your skirt pattern. Now it's time to check that it works by making a toile (or mock-up) ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 10
£40.00