Events - 2 Feb 20

Beginners Sewing Course XL

Thursday 9 January - Thursday 13 February
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Beginners sewing course XL is an extended version of the classic Beginners sewing course. It is a 6-week evening course, so there’s two extra projects to make. This extra sewing practice makes a huge difference to your sewing skill and confidence.

It is a good starting point to learn expert sewing techniques whether you want to progress into dressmaking, soft furnishing or craft projects. It’s also a great refresher if you’ve not sewn for a while. You’ll learn how to understand sewing machines, get experience of using different stitch types, learning about stitch lengths, widths and tensions. I’ll explain what the different presser feet are for and you’ll learn how to measure and cut fabric.

Learn Brioche Knitting

Sunday 2 February
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Would you like some help unlocking the magic of brioche? This beautiful textured stitch pattern looks great in shawls, jumpers and accessories…basically anything. It is really a great way to showcase your yarn. During the course of this 3 hour workshop you will learn this technique doing swatches, both in the round and flat.

Materials Required

  • 50grams of wool in two contrasting shades in either DK or Aran weight
  • Suitable circular needle for your wool, 4.0mm for DK or 50mm for Aran weight (40cm in length)
  • Darning needle
  • Scissors
  • You should be comfortable knitting and purling in order to be suitable for this workshop.

When purchasing materials for this workshop at Ginger Twist Studio, please mention the workshop you are attending and you will recieve a 10% discount on the required bits and bobs.

All workshops are held in my dye studio (which is near the shop). After booking you will be emailed with the details on how to access the building. Please note payment is required to book in to this workshop, and is non-refundable.

Book online: https://gingertwiststudio.com/products/learn-brioche

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