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March Classes at ZigZags

March is upon us and Spring is in the air! Why not make time to learn something new in our lovely spacious workshop area attached to our shop? We have classes and workshops to suit all abilities and interests.

Here's what we have planned for the next few weeks or browse all of our classes here. Plus, don’t forget about our weekly social 'Needles and Natter' session, every Thursday afternoon, between 2 and 4 o'clock. Everybody's welcome.

Do you have many unfinished 'Works In Progress'? Don't we all! Then take advantage of our UFO days on the first Friday of the month, to come and use our space to work uninterrupted. Details here.

Zip pouch bag workshop with Laureen Nicholls

Tuesday 6th March 10am to 1pm Cost: £20

In this class we’ll take the fear out of sewing zips by making these lovely patchwork pouches! In under three hours you’ll be sewing zips like a pro and wanting to make more.

This class is suitable for beginners, or more experienced sewers who want to learn how to put in a zip or just make something fabulous! Find out more and sign up here.

Quilt-as-you-go Masterclass with Hilary Adams

Saturday 10th March 10am to 4pm Cost: £30

Quilt-as-you-go is a fun technique that allows you to get the whole project finished at once - the piecing and quilting are done together so that when you've completed the top, all you have left to do is join the blocks together and then bind the project.

This workshop is suitable for beginners or those who would like to improve their skills. Find out more and sign up here.

Raggy edge patchwork workshop with Fran Scott

Wednesday 14th March 10am to 2pm Cost: £25

Fran Scott will teach you this very effective technique to bring a completely different look to your patchwork projects. Looks fabulous as a cushion or when used to create a whole quilt.

Find out more and sign up here.

Teddy bear crochet workshop with Mandy Halliday

Thursday 15th March 10am to 1pm Cost: £2o

This workshop is for crocheters who can do basic stitches, but would like to develop their skills further. You will learn the basic amigurumi toy technique, including how to increase and decrease stitches to form a 3D shape. And make this cute teddy bear

Find out more and sign up here.

Teddy bear workshop with Laureen Nicholls

Saturday 17th March 10am to 4pm Cost: £3o

Come and learn how to make this adorable bear!Laureen Nicholls will teach you all you need to know. The arms and legs move, and Laureen will help you to personalise and accessorise your bear however you like. Perfect for presents if you can 'bear' to give them away!

Find out more and sign up here.

'Block a Month' workshop - Churn Dash with Mandy Halliday

Tuesday 20th March 10am to 1pm Cost: £2o

Every month we are making a different patchwork block, which can be used individually, or joined together to make a stunning sampler quilt.

In this workshop, Mandy Halliday will be teaching the Churn Dash quilt block, which can be arranged in different ways to form various designs. Very effective!

Find out more and sign up here.

'En Pointe' patchwork tote bag workshop with Mandy Halliday

Wednesday 21st March 10am to 4pm Cost: £3o

Come and make this delightful bag with a pieced patchwork panel on the front. Learn how to piece patchwork squares accurately and construct a useful designer tote bag with a roomy boxed bottom.

Find out more and sign up here.

Needle felting - make a sleepy mouse with Ruth Wright

Tuesday 27th March 10am to 4pm Cost: £45 includes all materials

Discover the art of 3D needle felting. In this workshop, Ruth will teach you the traditional techniques of needle felting and you'll create your very own cute sleepy mouse to take home with you.

Find out more and sign up here.

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