New Summer Classes at Backstitch

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We've been beavering away behind the scenes at Backstitch working on some fab new classes for you to get involved in. And, we've decided to give you a little incentive to try something new with a 10% if you book onto one of these classes before the weekend (that's midnight on Friday 13th). Simply enter the code 'NEW10' at checkout. Shall I introduce you to them then?!

CROCHET... AMIGURUMI ANIMALS: Come and create your own soft toy by learning the Japanese art of Amigurumi. The class will cover how make the basic shapes to form a soft toy which you can customise as you like. You will be given options for Bear, Frog, Panda and Rabbit. VIEW DETAILS AND BOOK

INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH PAPER PIECING: Learn the simple traditional patchwork technique of hand piecing using shaped papers. Currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity, it is highly portable, brilliant for scraps, and works for a multitude of shapes on any scale. VIEW DETAILS AND BOOK

CROCHET... A RIPPLE BLANKET: Why not add some ripples and waves to your crochet projects? During this workshop you will learn how to create a rippled effect and make a washcloth (if using cotton) or mini-blanket sample (using a warmer yarn), or get started on a larger blanket to continue at home. VIEW DETAILS AND BOOK

SEW... A FABRIC STORAGE BIN: In this class you will draw up a pattern and sew at least one of these fab storage bins. Once you’ve made one you’ll be wanting to make a set for every room in the house. Faster sewers will be able to make more than one bin in the session. VIEW DETAILS AND BOOK

KNIT... A BABY CARDIGAN: Knit a smashing cardigan for the little person in your life over the course of two session. A great introduction to garment knitting, this project will work you through skills such as knitting in the round, increasing and decreasing and buttonholes. VIEW DETAILS AND BOOK

DRESSMAKING TECH: SEAM FINISHING: Ever wondered how to get a professional finish on the inside of your garment as well as the outside? In the third in our series of 'Dress Tech' classes we cover a number of different ways to finish your seams and the different circumstances in which you might use them. VIEW DETAILS AND BOOK

These are the six new classes that we have just added to our schedule. We've also got new dates for old favourites such as Machine Basics, Start Dressmaking, Start Crochet & Sock Knitting. VIEW ALL CLASSES HERE

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