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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
CHRISTMAS TREE WALL HANGING/ TABLE RUNNER:  Saturday 30th November
Make this beautiful wall hanging/table runner which will be admired by all during the festive season. PRE-CUT FABRIC KITS AVAILABLE. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 10
£57.00
CUTE SNOWMAN- Saturday 23rd November
***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 7
£42.00
FREE MOTION EMBROIDERY AND APPLIQUE CLASS - Saturday  2nd November
On this one day workshop you will learn free motion embroidery and applique and make a beautiful Christmas themed panel or cushion . ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 9
£55.00
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
PADDED CHRISTMAS TREE - Friday 22nd November
For those who missed the last one this is your chance to make this impressive padded Christmas tree. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 10
£30.00
ROW BY ROW QUILT -  ROW:  BRICKS- Saturday 12th October
ROW - BRICKS Row 9 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: 4
£42.00
ROW BY ROW QUILT - CHEVRONS :  Saturday  9th November
- Row 10 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: 6
£42.00
'KIZZY'  CROSS BODY BAG WORKSHOP -  Friday 18th October
A perfect bag for the complete beginner. Use as a children's bag, cross body bag or dog walking bag. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 8
£30.00
'MRS H' SASSY SADDLEBAG  WORKSHOP - Saturday  7th December
Make your very own fully lined, front flap fastening bag on this one day workshop. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 9
£60.00
'SANDRA' BAG WORKSHOP - Saturday  26th October
Make your very own fully lined, front flap fastening bag on this one day workshop. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 9
£58.00
CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS AND IMPROVERS  - Saturday 9th November
Learn to crochet and improve your skills by learning new stitches and techniques. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 5
£12.00
CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS AND IMPROVERS - Saturday 12th October
Learn to crochet and improve your skills by learning new stitches and techniques. *** CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 3
£12.00
DRAWSTRING POUCH/ COSMETIC HOLDER - Friday  11th  October
A perfect class for a beginner or the more experienced sewer alike.
Units in Stock: 4
£30.00
DRESSMAKING - PYJAMA  BOTTOMS OR SHORTS - Saturday 16th November
Make these fabulous PJ bottoms in cotton fabric. With elasticated waist, contrast detailing and pockets. Get a pattern worth £9.50 too. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 9
£45.00
DRESSMAKING - THE BASICS:  Friday 20th September
All the things you need to know to get you started on your dressmaking project ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 9
£30.00
GET TO KNOW YOUR SEWING MACHINE: Friday  13th September
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: 5
£30.00
Handbag Accessories - Saturday 19th October
Make a coin purse, make-up bag and tissue holder all in co-ordinating fabrics on this one day workshop.
Units in Stock: 8
£48.00