5 week festive sewing course

Come on board and join in some festive sewing fun! I’m @misslibbyrose and very excited to invite you on a 5 – week LIVE festive online sewing course. We will delve into a world of sparkly imagination into sewing and design for any age! Whether you’re an adult or child you can join up and join in on our weekly meet-ups.

This online sewing course will be hosted every Wednesday for 5 weeks starting Wednesday 8th November to Wednesday 6th December. There will be a choice of 2 x sessions to join in with Libby Rose sewing live and taking your Q&A as we go!

You can join in either session with a timing to suit you via Zoom (an online portal that is free for you to use) on a Wednesday and don’t worry I will send you through all the links to watch, join in and catch up afterwards:

4- 4.40pm , 5 – 5.40pm , 6-6.40pm whichever suits you best, and you can prepare yourself ahead of time as all information will be posted and emailed in advance. PLEASE, PLEASE do provide your POSTAL ADDRESS, EMAIL ADDRESS & PREFERRED TIME at the checkout 🙂

Here’s how the course will pan out over the 5-weeks:-

Wednesday 8th November: STAG HEAD! This can be a tricky start but it’s well worth it. You will need to download the pattern to start and 4 x fat quarter pieces will be plenty to make this lovely hanging, stuffed toy or decoration.
Ingredients: Fat quarters,  Polyfill stuffing (toy stuffing) smelly herbs like cloves or cinnamon to mix in with the stuffing to make it smell like Christmas is on it’s way! Plus you will need a Sewing machinethread, scissors, pins & iron

Wednesday 15th November: Countdown to Christmas / Advent cushion: A super cool cushion with 24 embroidered pockets to hide treats in or simply use as a counter to countdown the days!
Ingredients: 2 x fat quarter pieces (2 x pieces not 2 x packs) for the main part of the cushion.
1 x cushion insert 16 x 16″
24 x Plain numbered squares (provided to you by post by me)
Plus you will need a Sewing machinethread, scissors, pins & iron

Wednesday 22nd November: OH YES! Let’s make some pyjama pants or festive culottes
Session 1: draw up the pattern and cut the fabric.
Ingredients: A long piece or roll of paper, pencilruler(and a curve if you really want to get into drafting patterns: Curves are great!) tape measurescissors,  1.5 – 2 meters of fabric & calculator.

Wednesday 29th November:
Session 2: Let’s get busy sewing up the pants / culottes, pop in a waist band (elastic or drawstring whatever suits you!)
Ingredients:
Sewing machinethread, scissors, pins, elastic or ribbon for the waist band & iron

Wednesday 6th December:
A fun workshop creating a festive treat kit bag for cookies or cake as a gift for your favourite wanna-be chef! Create a bag using strong calico fabric, this can be popped through your printer with your own design / friends name on.. (printer friendly fabric will be sent to you in advance by me!) type up instructions, add a fun wooden spoon and decorations. Sure to be a hit beneath the Christmas tree!
Ingredients:
Home printer, decorations for your bag, wooden spoon, berries, cake mix or cookie mix.

Please note that kids should be supervised by an adult nearby if sewing along online with me!
The Q&A and workshops will be recorded for other students benefit if you miss a live session then you can easily catch up! Or watch again if you miss a bit.

This course is priced at £49.99 for the 5- weeks so just under £10 a week..

I have linked all the above to Hobbycraft materials to purchase in advance. If you join up to the Hobbycraft club you will receive 15% off your first order! So why not sign up, then order the lot in advance! (I think you need to sign up first then your first order has the discount, check it out before you start ordering) Of course you can order or buy products from wherever you like! I am just showing you the easy options here as I work with them too and the products are fab!

*The 15% joining discount cannot be used to purchase sewing machines due to the fact these prices can change frequently as we track and match our competitors to offer the best prices every day. An online discount voucher will be emailed to you after joining and will be valid for 4 weeks. The voucher can only be used once and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

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