Workshops

New workshops added throughout 2022.
Have a look below to find out more about each individual workshop.
Please note that sewing machines and over lockers need to be in working order for the workshops.  You also need to be able to work with your machines with ease.  Beginners and over locker workshops are available.

  • Sweatshirt Workshop
    Fri, 27 May
    Smarden
    27 May, 09:00 – 15:00 BST
    Smarden, Smarden Rd, Smarden, Ashford TN27, UK
  • Magical Cardigan
    Sat, 28 May
    Smarden
    28 May, 10:00 – 16:00 BST
    Smarden, New Barn, Smarden Rd, Smarden, Biddenden, Ashford TN27 8QJ, UK
  • Pattern Adaptation - Dressmaking
    17 Jun, 10:00 – 16:00 BST
    Smarden, New Barn, Smarden Rd, Smarden, Biddenden, Ashford TN27 8QJ, UK
    Pattern Adaptation with Janice Croft.
  • Trouser Fitting/Pattern Workshop
    18 Jun, 10:00 – 16:00 BST
    Smarden, Smarden, Ashford, UK
    Well made trousers with or without lining is a joy to wear. This workshop with Janice Croft will having you making a pair of trousers that fit perfectly.
  • Jelly Roll Jacket
    Fri, 24 Jun
    Smarden
    24 Jun, 09:00 – 25 Jun, 16:00
    Smarden, New Barn, Smarden Rd, Smarden, Biddenden, Ashford TN27 8QJ, UK
    This is a two day workshop (Friday & Saturday)
  • Trouser Construction Workshop
    02 Jul, 10:00 – 16:00
    Smarden, New Barn, Smarden Rd, Smarden, Biddenden, Ashford TN27 8QJ, UK
    Well made trousers with or without lining is a joy to wear.
  • Beginners Guide to Dressmaking
    Fri, 02 Sept
    Little Shop of Fabrics
    02 Sept, 10:00 – 16:00
    Little Shop of Fabrics, Smarden Road, Smarden, Biddenden, Ashford TN27 8QJ, UK
  • Over Locker Workshop
    Sat, 03 Sept
    New Barn, Smarden Road, Smarden
    03 Sept, 10:00 – 16:00 BST
    New Barn, Smarden Road, Smarden, Smarden, Ashford, UK
  • Quilt As You Go
    Sat, 10 Sept
    Smarden
    10 Sept, 10:00 – 11 Sept, 15:00
    Smarden, New Barn, Smarden Rd, Smarden, Biddenden, Ashford TN27 8QJ, UK
    The easiest way to machine quilt. The quilt as you go technique is a way to quilt blocks before putting a quilt together. It simplifies quilting for beginners because it is an easy way to join quilted pieces by machine. Instead of handling bulky quilts, you can quilt one block at a time.
  • Fit to Finish Workshop (Two Days)
    16 Sept, 10:00 – 17 Sept, 16:00
    TN27 8QJ, Smarden, Ashford TN27 8QJ, UK
    Learn to Dressmake with Janice Croft.
  • Beginners Painting with Wool Workshop - Still Life (Flowers)
    25 Sept, 11:00 – 15:00
    Smarden, New Barn, Smarden Rd, Smarden, Biddenden, Ashford TN27 8QJ, UK
    Learn how to create a beautiful wet-felted picture of your own using merino wool.
  • Bargello Day
    Sat, 08 Oct
    TN27 8QJ
    08 Oct, 10:00 – 16:00 BST
    TN27 8QJ, Smarden, Ashford TN27 8QJ, UK
  • Fit to Finish Workshop (Two Days)
    14 May, 10:00 BST – 15 May, 16:00 BST
    TN27 8QJ, Smarden, Ashford TN27 8QJ, UK
    Learn to Dressmake with Janice Croft.
  • Over Locker Workshop
    Fri, 13 May
    New Barn, Smarden Road, Smarden
    13 May, 10:00 – 16:00 BST
    New Barn, Smarden Road, Smarden, Smarden, Ashford, UK