Events and Workshops

How to Book a Workshop…

Take a look at what’s on below then send us an email to sweet.williams@live.co.uk
Visit our shop at 13 Upper Herbert Street, Pontardawe, SA8 4EB  
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All tools, materials and refreshments are included in the cost of the classes, unless otherwise specified, which means you do not need to bring anything with you.
Classes are generally for adults, unless otherwise specified.
Beginners are welcome to all classes, unless otherwise specified.  We do however recommend booking a 1-2-1 class first if you are absolutely brand new to sewing and have not used a machine before.
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The following workshops are on a first come first served basis. Classes must either be paid for in full, or at the very least a deposit made to secure your booking.  
 
Shop address where all classes are held unless otherwise specified is Sweet Williams, 13 Upper Herbert Street, Pontardawe, SA8 4EB.
 

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Available Workshops…

JANUARY 2018

Saturday 13th January.  11am start and likely to finish around 1pm.  Hand Sewing.  Choice of projects.  A great way to kick start the year and ease you back into sewing after the festive break.  £5pp.  6 Spaces Remaining.

Saturday 20th January.  12.30pm.  Signature Collection Cushions.  This class is likely to last around 3 hours.  £30pp.  The Signature Collection has been chosen by The National Trust to stock their shops in Wales.  This is a very special collection and you will be able to choose which of the 5 wool blend fabrics you would like to make your cushion in.  You will learn how to sew on wording of your choice to make it personalised.  3 Spaces Remaining.

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FEBRUARY 2018

Saturday 10th February.  12.30pm.  Sewing Machine Cover.  Make a pretty cover for your sewing machine in a design of your choice.  £30pp.  1 Space Remaining.

Saturday 24th February.  12.30pm.  Cushions – zips and piping masterclass.  Make a 16″ cushion and learn how to cut fabric on the bias, create your own piping and how to insert a zip.  £25pp.  FULLY BOOKED.

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MARCH 2018

Saturday 10th March.  12.30pm.  Freehand Machine Embroidery.  Learn the special art of drawing with your sewing machine to create a gorgeous project.  £20pp.  1 Space Remaining.

Saturday 24th March.  12.30pm.  Peg Bags.  £15pp.  4 Spaces Remaining.

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APRIL 2018

Saturday 7th April.  12.30pm.  Cosmetic Bag.  Learn how to make a gorgeous zipped bag, which you can use as a cosmetic bag, pencil case etc.  Learn how to insert lining, zips, and how to applique a design to the front.  £18pp.  FULLY BOOKED.

Saturday 21st April.  12.30pm.  Embroidery Frame Masterclass.  You will be provided with a white box frame and will be given full rein of the fabric, button and trim store to build up layers and texture to create some beautiful artwork.  This class is a mix of hand and machine sewing.  £20pp.  7 Spaces Remaining.

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MAY 2018

Saturday 5th May.  11am.  Sewathon.  This class is a mix of hand and machine sewing.  Choice of projects.  £15pp.  5 Spaces Remaining.

Saturday 19th May.  12.30pm.  Bunting.  £18pp.  4 Spaces Remaining.

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JUNE 2018

Saturday 2nd June.  12.30pm.  Cushions – zips and piping masterclass.  Make a 16″ cushion and learn how to cut fabric on the bias, create your own piping and how to insert a zip.  £25pp.  FULLY BOOKED.

Saturday 16th June.  12.30pm.  Shopping bag.  £25pp.  1 Space Remaining.

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Other Information

Please contact us to book a private function / party for children or adults.

121 sessions also available.

Make Friends with your Sewing Machine classes for £35, which will show you how to load a bobbin, how to thread your machine, all of the basic functions, stitches and feet.  You will then complete your first sewing project of a cushion, all whilst being expertly guided so that you go home confident in using a sewing machine.