Jan 16th tbc Jan 23rd Learn to Sew more… Jan 30th Make do and Mend, How to reline a coat more… Feb 6th and 7th Vintage Hair and Makeup more… Feb 13th Valentines Candles and Potions more… Feb 20th Make a Basic Skirt more… Feb 27th Make do and Mend, How to revamp and recycle your wardrobe more… March 6th Make an Advanced Skirt more… March 13th tbc March 20th Make a basic pair of trousers more… March 27th Make a Simple Dress April 3rd Vintage Hair and Makeup more… April 17th Spring Clean Swap and Alter day April 24th Make a Blouse or ShirtRead More →

We have been asked if we can provide gift vouchers so that folks can have classes as pressies so we have now created some. See here for more details We are just putting the finishing touches to our course list for next term so if you are interested in running a class with us please get in touchRead More →

This October the Department of Business,Innovation and Skills (BIS)is working with a range of partners to support The Learning Revolution Festival:a month‐long festival to celebrate everything that’s great about learning for its own sake and to raise awareness of the benefits that informal learning brings for individuals,families, businesses and communities. Throughout October hundreds of events,including taster sessions,workshops, demonstrations, performances, competitions and classes, will take place across England ‐giving current learners the chance to celebrate what they enjoy and othersthe opportunity to try something completely new. Libraries,galleries,adult education providers,sports clubs,voluntary arts organisations,reading groups,University of the Third Age groups and many other organisations are getting involved byRead More →

Please note all our classes need to be prebooked this can be done at our website www.fabric-ation.co.ukMake a Regency DressOctober Oct 3rd-4th 10.30am-4.30pm each dayLearn how to cut, sew and finish a regency style dress with costume maker Dawn WoodYou will learn how to adapt a pattern from extant clothing information, to fit you and learn historical stitch techniques to get the correct finish.You will then be given information on how to use this basic pattern to make a variety of regency style garments covering the period 1795-1815The class takes place over 2 days.£70 plus materials. Refreshments, but not lunch, includedPlaces are limited to 6Read More →