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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 ADVENT CALENDAR - Saturday 14th September
Ideal project for beginners or for those with more experience alike. ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED *** CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 10
£52.00
CHRISTMAS TREE WALL HANGING/ TABLE RUNNER:  Saturday 2nd 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 BOWLS/ CANDLE VOTIVES  - Saturday  17th August
On this one day workshop you will learn free motion embroidery 3D style! Everything is included in the price. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 9
£55.00
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: 5
£42.00
ROW BY ROW QUILT - DOUGHNUTS:  Saturday  21st September
DOUGHNUTS - Row 8 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
'LOTTIE' BAG WORKSHOP - Saturday  10th August
Make your very own zipped front and fully lined bag on this one day workshop using cork (optional). ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 4
£58.00
'Tara' Backpack Workshop - Saturday  7th September
Make your very own beautiful lined backpack on this one day workshop with adjustable straps and internal pockets. *** CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION ***
Units in Stock: 8
£58.00
BEGINNERS SEWING CLASS - Saturday 28th September
A great way to gain confidence on the sewing machine whilst making a tote bag and bunting. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 10
£48.00
CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS AND IMPROVERS  - Saturday 21st September
Learn to crochet and improve your skills by learning new stitches and techniques. ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 2
£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: 9
£12.00
DRAWSTRING POUCH/ COSMETIC HOLDER - Friday  11th  October
A perfect class for a beginner or the more experienced sewer alike.
Units in Stock: 8
£30.00
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: 8
£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: 5
£48.00
Sew Saturday - Saturday 5th October
Join us on 'Sew Saturday' in conjunction with 'SEW MAGAZINE'. Come along for special offers and sew yourself a little something in the sewing school (details to follow) ***CLICK ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION***
Units in Stock: 30
£0.00
TOOL BELT - Friday 27th September
Make this useful tool belt for holding tools or garden tools etc in one evening.
Units in Stock: 10
£30.00