Location: The Gaddens Sewing School, Charles’s Lane, Crow Hill, Ringwood, BH24 3FB, Hampshire
Contact: Jayne Edwards
Run by Jon Moore, the sewing expert has been teaching in Palm Springs, California and North Bay, Ontario for the past 12 years. Jon also runs a bespoke fashion business London, creating modern couture clothing for private clients.
Enjoy a fantastic sewing holiday with like-minded sewers tutored by a Couturier with over 35 years experience. No class will be more than 8 students in attendance, with all students using a newly built, fully equipped sewing space.
The 5 day workshops open with traditional english tea afternoon starting at 4:00pm. You will also get the opportunity to meet all the tutors and students on the course. The classes will then run from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. On the Thursday there will be a celebratory dinner at a wonderful local restaurant.
The 3 day workshops will begin on a Thursday evening. Students can arrive at any time after 6:00pm, allowing you to settle in. Classes will then run from 9:00am to 5:00pm Friday to Sunday. On the Saturday there will be a celebratory supper at Gaddens.
The Classic Fitted English Tailored Jacket –
The Couture Bias Cut Wool Crepe Dress –
The Couture Bias Silk Top –
The Perfect Body Double and Draping a Tailored Jacket –
Join Kathryn Brenne for Cream Tea with presentation to follow
Sat. 17th March. 4:00pm at Gaddens Manor – Charles’s Lane Crow Hill Ringwood BH24 3FB
Kathryn Brenne is a top selling Vogue pattern designer, teacher, contributing editor to Sew Today magazine and writer for the on line fabric retailer Emma One Sock.
Join Kathryn for cream tea hosted by Jayne Edwards of Gaddens Manor House followed by a presentation and talk as Kathryn models and shares inside tips and techniques from a collection of garments and fabulous accessories you have seen and read about. Kathryn will talk about her pieces and give insight into her work as a teacher, maker and Vogue pattern designer.
A £5.00 charge at the door to cover the costs of refreshments.
Stitched By You is here to help get you on the road to creating beautiful pieces. From dressmaking to free hand machine embroidery we offer lots of courses for beginners through to advanced in our haberdashery shop in Alton, Hampshire. We have highly skilled, passionate tutors who are ready to pass on their love of sewing to you. Workshops are limited to a maximum of 5 pupils and include some delicious refreshments. We have classes in:
For more information on these and other classes please visit our website www.stitchedbyyou.co.uk or telephone us on 01420 544033 or pop into our shop at 14, High Street, Alton, Hampshire. GU34 1BN.
Myfanwy has taught the embellisher, machine embroidery and other mixed media techniques for many years in various parts of the UK and also on mainland Europe. Her book, “The Embellisher: Let’s Get Started” was the first on the subject to be published anywhere in the World and her DVD’s, ” Inspired Embellishing “, have been highly acclaimed. Myfanwy has been involved in textiles for over 20 years and uses both machine embroidery and items from her Sassa Lynne range, in her own work.
Location: Royal Southern Yacht Club, Hamble, Hampshire
Contact: Carolyn Sinclair
Carolyn is a City & Guilds qualified tutor who has been designing embroidery on computers and using sewing machine software for over 10 years. She has a number of published articles on the subject and is an experienced tutor.
Telephone: 02380 434218