Workshops

We have a growing group of tutors who offer a varied selection of courses and ‘one day’ workshops to suit all abilities.

Workshop Dates

Welcome to our schedule of classes and workshops all held in our sewing studio in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside. We have plenty of onsite parking. Tea and coffee are provided during the workshops, but students are reminded to bring lunch when attending for a full day.

Booking

Please call on 01526 860636 to book a place on a workshop. All workshops must be paid for in full at the time of booking. Full Day Workshops 10.00am – 4.00pm. (Unless stated otherwise) Address: Spindle Cottage Workshop, Allens Farm, Digby Fen, Lincs LN4 4D

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September 2022

Sewing Machine Mini Quilt

September 3 @ 10:00 am - October 1 @ 4:00 pm

A fantastic little mini quilt that will look great on the wall in any sewing…

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Boxy Pouch Trio

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A set of three boxy shaped zipped pouches which stack neatly inside each other. Easy…

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October 2022

Embroidered Pin-Cushion / Thread Catcher

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A hand embroidered pin-cushion which has a thread catcher attached. Great for having on the…

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Hand Embroidered Christmas Table Runner

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A hand embroidered Christmas table runner which can be custom made to fit any size…

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Saturday Stash Buster

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Another of our ever popular 'Saturday Stash Buster' classes. A fun day out making a…

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November 2022

Pleated Patchwork Cushion

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A really easy but impressive technique which creates a beautiful folded patchwork cushion. Once you…

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Applique Santa Sack

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Easy to make Santa sack which incorporates different techniques including patchwork and applique. Tuesday 08.11.22…

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December 2022

Nesting Tub Caddies

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A set of three really useful little fabric tubs which stack neatly inside each other.…

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Ongoing Monthly Courses

We have a growing group of tutors who offer a varied selection of courses and ‘one day’ workshops to suit all abilities.

Course Description Tutor Price

Beginners Patchwork Quilting Course

This is a monthly course aimed at absolute beginners. You do not need any previous sewing skills to attend this course. Starting off with the absolute basics of patchwork quilting we will make a simple patchwork cushion followed by a table runner and then progress to making a small mini quilt.
This course will teach you the foundation skills for you to then be able to go on to more advanced classes and courses.
Georgina Murdoch £25 per class

Sampler Quilt Course

A monthly course designed for beginners or anyone wishing to brush up on their existing skills.
During this course you will make a double bed sized quilt which incorporates many different techniques, including basic patchwork, English paper piecing, raw edge applique, turned edge applique, curved piecing, bias making, foundation piecing and much more.
At the end of the course the quilt blocks will be put together by the’ Quilt as You Go’ method.
This course is a great way to learn so many different skills all in one quilt.
Georgina Murdoch £25 per class

Country Sampler Quilt

A quilt designed and taught by Georgina which is aimed at students who already have a good knowledge of various patchwork and quilting techniques. This course is not for beginners and is recommended as a follow on course after completing a Sampler Quilt course.
The quilt is made up of different sized blocks which feature a combination of patchwork, applique and hand embroidery which when completed comes together like a big jigsaw.
Georgina Murdoch £25 per class

The Medallion Quilt

A quilt designed and taught by Georgina which is aimed at students that already have a good knowledge of the various patchwork and quilting techniques. This monthly course is not for beginners and is recommended as a follow on course after completing a Sampler Quilt course.
Starting with a centre piece, the Medallion Quilt is made up of various different borders that built up around the centre block. Each border incorporating many different techniques along the way.
Georgina Murdoch £25 per class

The Embroidered Tote Bag

A hand embroidered bag designed and taught by Karen as a monthly course.
Throughout this course you will work your way through the eight different embroideries that make up the pockets of the bag. The final class will be the construction of the bag.
No previous embroidery skills are needed for this project as you will be taught the many different decorative stitches along the way.
Karen Binda £25 per class

When signing up to an ongoing monthly course you will come to the class one day a month and work your way through a project. This is an ongoing commitment for the duration of the course so please bare this in mind when signing up to a monthly programme. All course fees must be paid in full at the beginning of each term whether or not you are able to attend every class. We are unable to offer empty seats to other students when each class is part of a monthly programme.
All students attending an ongoing course will be required to pay their course fees quarterly in advance:-

January (January, February & March)
April (April, May & June)
July (July, August & September)
October  (October, November & December)

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With a maximum of eight students per class we like to keep our classes to small groups, therefore they do tend to book up quickly so we operate a ‘first come, first served’ policy. Bookings can be made by telephone or by visiting the shop (we are unable to take bookings via the website).

Full payment for classes must be made at the time of booking, so if you phone please have your card details ready.

Any students which have signed up to a monthly ongoing course will be required to pay for all classes quarterly in advance. All classes must be paid for whether you attend or not as it is not possible to give your seat to someone else when the class is part of an ongoing course.

Cancelling a workshop

If you need to cancel a workshop please contact us as soon as possible. A full refund will be given provided you give no less than 28 days notice. For any cancellation given with less than 28 days notice a refund will only be given if we have been able to fill your place from a reserve list.