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Live, In-Person, One-Day Workshops
2023

Introducing our first Live, In-Person, One-Day Workshops in 2023, featuring Sarah Payne & Gary Mills!

 

As a pre-cursor to our fabulous Weekend Sewing & Quilting Craft Retreat, which will take place at Rutland Hall Hall Hotel, in the county of Rutland (near Leicestershire) over the weekend of Friday 08 to Sunday 10 September 2023, we're delighted to bring you TWO Live, In-Person, One-Day Workshops, taking place at the same venue (Rutland Hall Hotel), on Friday 08 September 2023.

The One-Day, Live, In-Person Pattern Cutting Workshop with Gary Mills will run from 9.30am-4.00pm!

The One-Day, Live, In-Person Wonders of Free-Motion Quilting Workshop with Sarah Payne will also run from 9.30am-4.00pm (in a different room!)

See below for all the details!...

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We have TWO Live, In-Person Workshops with Gary Mills and Sarah Payne!

08.09.23

One-Day Workshops

09.30-16.00 (BST)

 

Rutland

Hall Hotel

Free Motion Quilting with

Sarah PAYNE

Pattern Cutting with

Gary MILLS

We have TWO Live, In-Person Workshops with Gary Mills and Sarah Payne!

Sarah Payne

Friday 08 September 2023

9.30am - 4.00pm (BST)

One-DayWorkshop

Live, In-Person, One-Day Workshop:

Wonderful World of Free Motion Quilting!

Rutland Hall Hotel

Near Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AB, United Kingdom

www.rutlandhall.co.uk

The fee for this Live, In-Person, One-Day Workshop with Sarah Payne

includes your Tuition plus Lunch & Light Refreshments on the day!

Join us on Friday 08 September 2023 in the beautiful county of Rutland for a truly fabulous One-Day, live In-Person workshop with Sarah Payne and her 'Wonderful World of Free Motion Quilting'

Introduction:-

In essence (although how do we sum up Sarah in just a few short words?) Sarah Payne is a freelance quilting teacher, designer, TV demonstrator and always making something new with a brain brimming full of ideas! A crafter since she was  a tiddler, she gave up a tedious but lucrative career in IT in 2011 to finally pursue her crafty dreams and boy, did that decision pay off! She began by opening a popular UK based fabric shop and training centre with a friend, before becoming a regular contributor to all the major UK quilting magazines and even bringing out a range of quilting kits for the International Sew Easy range of products. If that wasn't enough to keep her busy, she somehow found the time to become a regular quilting demonstrator on both the UK & US Create & Craft shopping channels as a quilting guru,  and perform quick quilting techniques on stage at the NEC in Birmingham (UK). She loves to teach and share her love with with you. Her approach to quilting is fun fun fun, and you are sure to have a good time on one of her classes! Always full of tricks and tips to help you produce fabulous quilts, whatever your ability – and more than happy to share them at every opportunity!

 

What you will learn in this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Join Sarah as she takes you by the hand through her wonderful world a free motion quilting. If you have ever fancied having a play and going with the flow, Sarah will teach you from basic principles all the way through to making up your own designs. She will show you how to set up your machine and give you tons of tips and tricks to start you on the road to success. It takes time and patience to master this technique, but you will leave with the newfound confidence to just give it a go. Sarah will show you a collection of designs that you can then use to enhance your quilt designs and she will show you how to develop your own style and work to your strengths. The workshop is a practical hands-on exercise.

Skill Level for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

This lesson is suitable for all; if you are a beginner this is a great way to start and for those with some confidence and experience you could add further to your knowledge and skills within this professionally pitched lesson.

 

Material requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

All the materials are easily accessible

  • 2 Fat Quarters of plain fabric

  • Same sized wadding

  • Free Motion Foot for your sewing-machine

For the sewing:-

  • Sewing-Machine

  • Pins, Fabric Scissors and Snips

  • Optional - Small Travel Iron and Pressing Mat could be useful

Tickets for this Live, In-Person, One-Day Workshop will be limited and allocated on a first-come/first-served basis, so please be sure to book quickly!

 

The ticket price of £125.00 is based on ONE person attending this live, in-person crafting class.

The price includes your Lunch, Tea & Coffee and Light Refreshments on the day, as well as the class Tuition which runs from 9.30am to 4.00pm.

 

If however you would like to attend the One-Day Free Motion Quilting Workshop (as listed above) but ALSO stay at the Rutland Hall Hotel for your Evening Dinner, and stay overnight in a Double En-Suite Room (solo occupancy) with Breakfast the next morning (Saturday 9th September) included, the ticket price is £295.00.

 

Why Not Make A Full Weekend Of It?!

If you would like to make a bonanza weekend of it and embrace the One-Day Live In-Person Free Motion Quilting Workshop AND attend our Weekend Sewing Retreat, we've got great news!

At the time of writing, there are still a few places available on the Weekend Sewing Retreat, but you would need to book BOTH the £125.00 event ticket for the One-Day Workshop AND the Weekend Sewing Retreat ticket (which is priced at £595.00 for Single Occupancy or £485.99 for Shared Occupancy, subject to availability) separately in order to stay on the Friday AND Saturday nights and attend BOTH events!

 

Phew! That's a lot of information to take in! If you are at all confused by any of the above and need any help whatsoever by way of explanation, please just email us via

hello@craftymonkies.com.

 

Ordering MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT Online For Any Class/Workshop!

Please ensure you book your place & order any materials/fabrics/equipment online in plenty of time ahead of course dates.

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We have TWO Live, In-Person Workshops with Gary Mills and Sarah Payne!

Gary Mills

Friday 08 September 2023

9.30am - 4.00pm (BST)

One-DayWorkshop

Live, In-Person, One-Day Workshop:

Rudimentary Basics of Pattern Cutting!

Rutland Hall Hotel

Near Oakham, Rutland LE15 8AB, United Kingdom

www.rutlandhall.co.uk

The fee for this Live, In-Person, One-Day Workshop with Gary Mills

includes your Tuition plus Lunch & Light Refreshments on the day!

Join us on Friday 08 September 2023 in the beautiful county of Rutland for a truly fabulous One-Day, live In-Person workshop with Gary Mills and his 'Rudimentary Basics of Pattern Cutting' class!

Introduction:-

When it comes to teaching a class like this, you need someone who is both experienced and educated to a high level in both dress design and dress-making, hence why Gary Mills fits the bill! Gary has a BA (Honours) in Design Fashion, Postgraduate for Teaching. He was the former Programme Leader for Higher Education in Fashion, Textiles and Surface Design at the University Centre Somerset and has had years of experience on the practical side of the industry tailoring and making outfits for both men and women - and even some celebrities!

 

What you will learn in this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Have you ever wanted to change a favourite dress pattern, or update it? Have you wished that bust dart could be in another place, but just don’t know how to go about changing it? You don’t quite like the neckline on that pattern, and you would like to alter it to also include a proper facing; Gary will teach you how. Would you like to add a long sleeve when the pattern only offers a shorter option? That dress pattern has a straight skirt, but you prefer a flared skirt; its quite easy once you’ve been taught how to go about it.  And …. have you ever made a toile? What is it? How can a toile inform your dressmaking? Gary will teach you how you can solve all these questions with some fundamentals in pattern cutting, which you can take away with you to build upon knowledge, skills, and confidence in your dressmaking.

 

The workshop is a practical hands-on exercise, where you will be working on drafting pattern paper to change basic pattern blocks (everyone will be working on the same sized pattern) through various examples and tasks. Once the patterns have been created you will then produce a half toile in calico towards the end of the session.

 

In the workshop you will learn the following:

  • Bust and Body dart manipulation

  • Necklines and facings

  • Adding volume to sleeves

  • Changing the silhouette, from a straight skirt to flared skirt.

  • Making a half-toile

  • Considerations to fit and further style lines.

Skill Level for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Gary has many years of experience as a professional practitioner and teacher in Fashion and Pattern Cutting. His lessons are so enjoyable, fun, and very well organised with his clear and patient guidance. This lesson is suitable for all; if you are a beginner this is a great way to start to understand dress making through the learning process and skills which explore the rudiments of pattern cutting practices. For those with some confidence and experience you could add further to your knowledge and skills within this professionally pitched lesson.

 

Material requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

All the materials are easily accessible.

5 metres of pattern drafting paper suggested type: Sewing Pattern Paper Spot Dot Cross for Marking Designs Dressmaking - 10 Meters : Amazon.co.uk: Home & Kitchen or any wide white paper will do

3 metres of calico

Cream or white of good quality sewing machine thread

 

Equipment requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

For the Pattern drafting:

 

For the Sewing:

  • Sewing machine

  • Pins, fabric scissors and snips

  • Fabric marker pen

  • Tape measure

  • Optional small travel iron and pressing mat could be useful

 

Additional Information relevant to this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Please Note: This workshop is not a lesson on individual pattern sizing / fitting/ made to measure. The block pattern for the exercises will be a standard block size 12, although all the tasks and exercises can later easily be transferred to your own preferred pattern size.

 

​Pattern Information relevant to this Online Interactive Workshop:-

There is no pattern for this class!

Tickets for this Live, In-Person, One-Day Workshop will be limited and allocated on a first-come/first-served basis, so please be sure to book quickly!

 

The ticket price of £125.00 is based on ONE person attending this live, in-person crafting class.

The price includes your Lunch, Tea & Coffee and Light Refreshments on the day, as well as the class Tuition which runs from 9.30am to 4.00pm.

 

If however you would like to attend the One-Day Pattern Introduction class (as listed above) but ALSO stay at the Rutland Hall Hotel for your Evening Dinner, and stay overnight in a Double En-Suite Room (solo occupancy) with Breakfast the next morning (Saturday 9th September) included, the ticket price is £295.00.

 

Why Not Make A Full Weekend Of It?!

If you would like to make a bonanza weekend of it and embrace the One-Day Live In-Person Free Motion Quilting Workshop AND attend our Weekend Sewing Retreat, we've got great news!

At the time of writing, there are still a few places available on the Weekend Sewing Retreat, but you would need to book BOTH the £125.00 event ticket for the One-Day Workshop AND the Weekend Sewing Retreat ticket (which is priced at £595.00 for Single Occupancy or £485.99 for Shared Occupancy, subject to availability) separately in order to stay on the Friday AND Saturday nights and attend BOTH events!

 

Phew! That's a lot of information to take in! If you are at all confused by any of the above and need any help whatsoever by way of explanation, please just email us via

hello@craftymonkies.com.

 

Ordering MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT Online For Any Class/Workshop!

Please ensure you book your place & order any materials/fabrics/equipment online in plenty of time ahead of course dates.

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