Workshops

All workshops are run in my studio – feel free to bring your slippers! Places are limited to six people to ensure that everyone gets personal attention from me! Tea, coffee, biscuits/homemade cakes will be provided. For all day workshops, please bring a packed lunch.

If you have a group of friends and would like your own personalised course run for you, then please feel free to contact me to discuss.

COVID 19: Please note that all workshops will be limited to a maximum of 4 students to ensure we comply with the current social distancing requirements.

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September 2020

Free Machining – Tuesday

29 September  from  2:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

We’re all used to going in straight lines with our sewing machine, but this workshop takes you through all the steps to get you free machining. All materials provided.

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Beginner’s 8 Week Patchwork Course – Tuesday Evenings

29 September  from  7:00 am - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Tuesday, repeating until 27th October 2020

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£80

This 8 week evening course, designed for complete beginners, takes you on a journey to become a fully fledged quilter! The six blocks allow you to refine your skills in rotary cutting, complex block structure, English paper piecing, half square triangles (HST) and much more! The course will also include sashing, quilting and binding so that you have a finished quilt at the end of the 8 weeks. No experience necessary. Fabric list provided on booking.

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Row by Row Build a Quilt Monthly – Tuesdays

29 September  from  9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 25th February 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 31st March 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 28th April 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 19th May 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 30th June 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 21st July 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 18th August 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 29th September 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 20th October 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 17th November 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 8th December 2020 at 9:30am

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Instead of the conventional block by block quilt, this monthly workshop teaches you how to build a row by row quilt. Each month explores a different skill set including nesting, foundation piecing, paper piecing, working with small pieces, accurate rotary cutting and applique. By the end of the year, you will have 11 beautiful rows and have created your own unique heirloom which you will also learn to quilt and bind. You are welcome to book on either the Tuesday…

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October 2020

Free Machining – Saturday

3 October  from  9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

We’re all used to going in straight lines with our sewing machine, but this workshop takes you through all the steps to get you free machining. All materials provided.

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Beginner’s 8 Week Patchwork Course – Tuesday Evenings

6 October  from  7:00 am - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Tuesday, repeating until 27th October 2020

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£80

This 8 week evening course, designed for complete beginners, takes you on a journey to become a fully fledged quilter! The six blocks allow you to refine your skills in rotary cutting, complex block structure, English paper piecing, half square triangles (HST) and much more! The course will also include sashing, quilting and binding so that you have a finished quilt at the end of the 8 weeks. No experience necessary. Fabric list provided on booking.

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Inchies – Saturday

10 October  from  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

These amazing little 1” squares look super cute on their own in a card, or as a collection in a frame. Come along and learn how to create your own unique Inchies using bits and bobs found in the bottom of your sewing bags or tool boxes!

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Beginner’s 8 Week Patchwork Course – Tuesday Evenings

13 October  from  7:00 am - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Tuesday, repeating until 27th October 2020

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£80

This 8 week evening course, designed for complete beginners, takes you on a journey to become a fully fledged quilter! The six blocks allow you to refine your skills in rotary cutting, complex block structure, English paper piecing, half square triangles (HST) and much more! The course will also include sashing, quilting and binding so that you have a finished quilt at the end of the 8 weeks. No experience necessary. Fabric list provided on booking.

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Flower Foundation Piecing – Monthly Saturday Workshop

17 October  from  9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 15th February 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 21st March 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 18th April 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 16th May 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 20th June 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 11th July 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 8th August 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 12th September 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 17th October 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 14th November 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 12th December 2020 at 9:30am

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Foundation piecing is a great way of stitching very intricate shapes together to create some beautiful and amazing pictures. This workshop runs once a month throughout the year and each month we create a different flower to celebrate each of the seasons. At the end of the year, you can create your own quilt with the flowers as a centre piece, or individual cushions, or table runners, the choice is yours. You will be provided with a ‘bring list’ prior…

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Embroider a Tote Bag – Monday

19 October  from  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£45

For complete beginners to embroidery, or for those that need a refresher on stitches. Decorate and create your own unique tote bag and make an impact when you go shopping! All materials provided.

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Beginner’s 8 Week Patchwork Course – Tuesday Evenings

20 October  from  7:00 am - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Tuesday, repeating until 27th October 2020

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£80

This 8 week evening course, designed for complete beginners, takes you on a journey to become a fully fledged quilter! The six blocks allow you to refine your skills in rotary cutting, complex block structure, English paper piecing, half square triangles (HST) and much more! The course will also include sashing, quilting and binding so that you have a finished quilt at the end of the 8 weeks. No experience necessary. Fabric list provided on booking.

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Row by Row Build a Quilt Monthly – Tuesdays

20 October  from  9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 25th February 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 31st March 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 28th April 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 19th May 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 30th June 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 21st July 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 18th August 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 29th September 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 20th October 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 17th November 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 8th December 2020 at 9:30am

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Instead of the conventional block by block quilt, this monthly workshop teaches you how to build a row by row quilt. Each month explores a different skill set including nesting, foundation piecing, paper piecing, working with small pieces, accurate rotary cutting and applique. By the end of the year, you will have 11 beautiful rows and have created your own unique heirloom which you will also learn to quilt and bind. You are welcome to book on either the Tuesday…

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Row by Row Build a Quilt Monthly – Saturdays

24 October  from  9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 29th February 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 28th March 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 25th April 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 23rd May 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 27th June 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 18th July 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 15th August 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 26th September 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 24th October 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 21st November 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 12th December 2020 at 9:30am

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Instead of the conventional block by block quilt, this monthly workshop teaches you how to build a row by row quilt. Each month explores a different skill set including nesting, foundation piecing, paper piecing, working with small pieces, accurate rotary cutting and applique. By the end of the year, you will have 11 beautiful rows and have created your own unique heirloom which you will also learn to quilt and bind. You are welcome to book on either the Tuesday…

Find out more »

Beginner’s 8 Week Patchwork Course – Tuesday Evenings

27 October  from  7:00 am - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Tuesday, repeating until 27th October 2020

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£80

This 8 week evening course, designed for complete beginners, takes you on a journey to become a fully fledged quilter! The six blocks allow you to refine your skills in rotary cutting, complex block structure, English paper piecing, half square triangles (HST) and much more! The course will also include sashing, quilting and binding so that you have a finished quilt at the end of the 8 weeks. No experience necessary. Fabric list provided on booking.

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Poppy Foundation Piecing – Saturday

31 October  from  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£45

Celebrate Remembrance Day by creating this gorgeous foundation pieced poppy. You can choose to make it into a cushion, make more and create a quilt, or just pop it into a frame. Foundation piecing allows you to sew very small pieces of fabric together with accurate lines. This is more suitable to the intermediate sewer than the complete beginner. Full details of what you need to bring will be provided on booking.

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November 2020

Poppy Foundation Piecing – Monday

2 November  from  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£45

Celebrate Remembrance Day by creating this gorgeous foundation pieced poppy. You can choose to make it into a cushion, make more and create a quilt, or just pop it into a frame. Foundation piecing allows you to sew very small pieces of fabric together with accurate lines. This is more suitable to the intermediate sewer than the complete beginner. Full details of what you need to bring will be provided on booking.

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Cathedral Window Pin Cushion – Saturday

7 November  from  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Learn the secret technique of making these amazingly effective Cathedral windows. Learn how you can scale the pattern up to create your own unique sofa cushions too. Full details of what you need to bring will be provided on booking.

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Handmade Books – 12th & 13th November

12 November  from  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 13th November 2020

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£60

With fabric covers and fabric or paper pages, this two day course will take you through the process of creating your own unique book. Day 1 will be spent creating our cover – both inside and outside and Day 2 will be spent creating our uniquely shaped pages and putting the book together to enable you to start filling the pages with your theme. Having a theme for your book will help you focus on colourings, stitches and embellishments, allowing…

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Handmade Books – 12th & 13th November

13 November  from  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 13th November 2020

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£60

With fabric covers and fabric or paper pages, this two day course will take you through the process of creating your own unique book. Day 1 will be spent creating our cover – both inside and outside and Day 2 will be spent creating our uniquely shaped pages and putting the book together to enable you to start filling the pages with your theme. Having a theme for your book will help you focus on colourings, stitches and embellishments, allowing…

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Flower Foundation Piecing – Monthly Saturday Workshop

14 November  from  9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 15th February 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 21st March 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 18th April 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 16th May 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 20th June 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 11th July 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 8th August 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 12th September 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 17th October 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 14th November 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 12th December 2020 at 9:30am

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Foundation piecing is a great way of stitching very intricate shapes together to create some beautiful and amazing pictures. This workshop runs once a month throughout the year and each month we create a different flower to celebrate each of the seasons. At the end of the year, you can create your own quilt with the flowers as a centre piece, or individual cushions, or table runners, the choice is yours. You will be provided with a ‘bring list’ prior…

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Row by Row Build a Quilt Monthly – Tuesdays

17 November  from  9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 25th February 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 31st March 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 28th April 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 19th May 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 30th June 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 21st July 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 18th August 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 29th September 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 20th October 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 17th November 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 8th December 2020 at 9:30am

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Instead of the conventional block by block quilt, this monthly workshop teaches you how to build a row by row quilt. Each month explores a different skill set including nesting, foundation piecing, paper piecing, working with small pieces, accurate rotary cutting and applique. By the end of the year, you will have 11 beautiful rows and have created your own unique heirloom which you will also learn to quilt and bind. You are welcome to book on either the Tuesday…

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Row by Row Build a Quilt Monthly – Saturdays

21 November  from  9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 29th February 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 28th March 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 25th April 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 23rd May 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 27th June 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 18th July 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 15th August 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 26th September 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 24th October 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 21st November 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 12th December 2020 at 9:30am

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Instead of the conventional block by block quilt, this monthly workshop teaches you how to build a row by row quilt. Each month explores a different skill set including nesting, foundation piecing, paper piecing, working with small pieces, accurate rotary cutting and applique. By the end of the year, you will have 11 beautiful rows and have created your own unique heirloom which you will also learn to quilt and bind. You are welcome to book on either the Tuesday…

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Folded Christmas Wreath – Saturday

28 November  from  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£45

Time to get festive! These fascinating folded wreaths are simple but effective. Involving machine stitching and some hand stitching, this workshop will show you how to create and complete your own version. Full details of what you need to bring will be provided on booking.

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Folded Christmas Wreath – Monday

30 November  from  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£45

Time to get festive! These fascinating folded wreaths are simple but effective. Involving machine stitching and some hand stitching, this workshop will show you how to create and complete your own version. Full details of what you need to bring will be provided on booking.

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December 2020

Kantha Silk Envelopes – Saturday

5 December  from  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Dye your own silk fabric and then learn how to Kantha stitch to create a gorgeous silk envelope. Ideal for a Christmas gift, or keep it for yourself! All materials provided.

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Row by Row Build a Quilt Monthly – Tuesdays

8 December  from  9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 25th February 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 31st March 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 28th April 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 19th May 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 30th June 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 21st July 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 18th August 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 29th September 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 20th October 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 17th November 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 8th December 2020 at 9:30am

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Instead of the conventional block by block quilt, this monthly workshop teaches you how to build a row by row quilt. Each month explores a different skill set including nesting, foundation piecing, paper piecing, working with small pieces, accurate rotary cutting and applique. By the end of the year, you will have 11 beautiful rows and have created your own unique heirloom which you will also learn to quilt and bind. You are welcome to book on either the Tuesday…

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Kantha Silk Envelopes – Tuesday

8 December  from  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Dye your own silk fabric and then learn how to Kantha stitch to create a gorgeous silk envelope. Ideal for a Christmas gift, or keep it for yourself! All materials provided.

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Row by Row Build a Quilt Monthly – Saturdays

12 December  from  9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 29th February 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 28th March 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 25th April 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 23rd May 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 27th June 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 18th July 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 15th August 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 26th September 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 24th October 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 21st November 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 12th December 2020 at 9:30am

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Instead of the conventional block by block quilt, this monthly workshop teaches you how to build a row by row quilt. Each month explores a different skill set including nesting, foundation piecing, paper piecing, working with small pieces, accurate rotary cutting and applique. By the end of the year, you will have 11 beautiful rows and have created your own unique heirloom which you will also learn to quilt and bind. You are welcome to book on either the Tuesday…

Find out more »

Flower Foundation Piecing – Monthly Saturday Workshop

12 December  from  9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 15th February 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 21st March 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 18th April 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 16th May 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 20th June 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 11th July 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 8th August 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 12th September 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 17th October 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 14th November 2020 at 9:30am

One event on 12th December 2020 at 9:30am

Sunflower Stitches, 23 Star Lane
Ash, GU12 6RJ United Kingdom
£30

Foundation piecing is a great way of stitching very intricate shapes together to create some beautiful and amazing pictures. This workshop runs once a month throughout the year and each month we create a different flower to celebrate each of the seasons. At the end of the year, you can create your own quilt with the flowers as a centre piece, or individual cushions, or table runners, the choice is yours. You will be provided with a ‘bring list’ prior…

Find out more »
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