22.10.15 / Author: Pamela
Escape and Create now have premises in St Ives situated at 40a The Broadway PE27 5BN. Tel 01480 300092
The shop is now open and all classes are being held in the spacious room above the shop. There is a long stay car park very close.
New Dates including daytime classes
Saturday 12th May – 10.30 – 1.30 – Learn Machine Applique –
This morning workshop will introduce you to Applique but using a sewing machine. You will learn various techniques and make samples with fabrics sewn with different threads. Once you know how, you can embellish your clothes and other projects such as bags and quilts with Machine Applique. If you can use your sewing machine for straight and zig-zag stitch you can learn Machine Applique.
Learn to Love your Overlocker – Thursday 24th May 9.30 -3.30 – This day work shop is for everyone who has an Overlocker but is unsure how to use it, finds the threading a nightmare or cannot get the tension right. During the work shop, threading will be made easy and tension explained so that it can be set correctly. You will then see how to adjust everything to ensure your Overlocker makes a perfect stitch for everything you want to make.
Don’t leave it in the cupboard, come and find out how to use it and see what it can do for all your sewing projects.
Sew with Knits 4 weeks starting Tuesday 5th June
Evening Class – 7.30 – 9.30
If you like to make your own clothes but want to use any type of stretchy “Knit” fabric such as fine jersey, sweat shirting or scuba jersey then join this course. Sewing with Knits is not difficult just different. Once you have learnt the techniques then you will be able to make tops, skirts, dresses etc. in any type of knit fabric.
Start Dressmaking a 5 week course begins Thursday 7th June
Evening Class – 7.30 – 9.30
If you would love to make clothes that really fit and don’t look “home-made” then join this course and find just what you need to learn so that everything made looks great. You learn how to choose a pattern and fabric and then alter the pattern to fit. You will then use fast professional techniques to make and complete a garment of your choice. Forget about just making samples or doing tedious old fashioned processes and learn how to make clothes every time,T that you will actually wear
Free Machine Embroidery and More – Saturday 9th June – 10.30 – 2.30
Get more from your Sewing Machine than just doing a straight and zig-zag stitch. Most sewing machines have a range of stitches which can add a decorative finish to your projects. Using just some of the stitches you can do crazy patchwork, make braids and cords and transform plain fabric with decorative stitching. You can also learn the technique of Free Motion Embroidery. This can be used in quilting, applique and for making pictures. Samples will be made and a full set of notes provided. Come and see just what you can do with your sewing machine
There are more courses being planned for 2018 so check back to this page
All the classes book up quickly so to ensure you have a place book early
For all details on the courses and to book your place contact Escape and Create on 07806 819283, call in at the shop or visit the website