IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you are having difficulty booking on a course please call us on 01935 508249 or send an email to info@theslippedstitch.co.uk

Why not join us at one of our many workshops.
We have regular Knit and Natters (every Tues and Thurs. 10am – 12noon, and the last Saturday of the month 2-4pm. Please call us to book your space) plus many more events through out the year.

Please check out our Terms and Conditions of workshop bookings at the bottom of the page, prior to booking.

Please note: confirmation of your booking will be sent to the email address you use for paypal.

Lampshade workshop

Date: Thursday 24th May 2018
Time: 1pm-3.30pm
Location: The Slipped Stitch, No.1 Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3PT
Create a bespoke lampshade in this 2-2.5 hour workshop. You will learn how to beautifully construct a drum shaped lampshade from scratch to be either hung from a ceiling or attached to a lamp base.
Please bring a piece of cotton fabric (preferably quilting weight – ie not too thick) at least 30cm by 100cm wide. Or let me know if you would like to order any of the fabrics from my website and I can bring a piece with me. Long Quarters are generally £2.75-3 each.
The lampshade kit is included in the price of the workshop.
This is the perfect workshop if you have a special lampbase that you want to bring back to life and add that personal touch to a room.
Refreshments will be provided.
Please read our workshop T&Cs before booking.

Starts On:
Thursday, 24. May 2018
1:00 PM
Ends On:
Thursday, 24. May 2018
3:00 PM
£32.00
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Sew a Piped Cushion with Sophia from Jessali Homewares

 
A relaxed introduction to professional looking piped cushions. Learn how to make a small cushion cover plus your own bias cut piping. Creating a beautiful piped edged cushion with zip closure. All you’ll need to bring is your sewing machine. Basic sewing skills are required. All materials provided. 
Starts On:
Saturday, 26. May 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 26. May 2018
1:00 PM
£40.00
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Learn to use your Sewing Machine with Butterfly Bright

Learn to use your sewing machine  workshop suitable for complete beginners.

 

Date: Thursday 7th June 2018
Location: The Slipped Stitch, No 1 Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3PT
Time: 10am -12pm
Price: £26 per person
Description: Learn how to use your sewing machine, including how to thread the machine and wind the bobbin. Use of different stitches and the back stitch function. We will discuss tension and how to balance this to get the perfect stitch results from your machine.
Materials Required: none – all provided.
Please bring your own sewing machine with its manual.
Refreshments: tea and coffee will be provided!
Please read our workshop T&Cs before booking.

Starts On:
Thursday, 07. June 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Thursday, 07. June 2018
12:00 PM
£26.00
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Needle Felted Coastal Ammonites with Carla from The Mousehole Woolery

Love wool! Then you'll love needle felting!
Fibre artist, Carla Taylor of The Mousehole Woolery will guide you step by step through the techniques of needle felting as well as sharing lots of tips and tricks that she has learnt along the way to create your own unique coastal ammonite mounted on a wooden base out of beautiful wool ready for you to take home or if you can part with it to give someone as a special gift! A fun, creative and inspiring day! All materials will be included as well as a needle felting kit that you get to keep. take home and carry on creating with. 
Starts On:
Saturday, 09. June 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 09. June 2018
4:00 PM
£50.00
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Introduction to Machine Patchwork - Churn Dash Block

Starts On:
Thursday, 14. June 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Thursday, 14. June 2018
12:00 PM
£24.00
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Tunisian Crochet with Holly

Please bring a 6mm crochet hook. 

Starts On:
Saturday, 16. June 2018
2:00 PM
Ends On:
Saturday, 16. June 2018
4:00 PM
£20.00
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Introduction to Machine Patchwork - Log Cabin Block

Date: Thursday 21 June 2018

Time: 10am-12pm

Price: £24 excluding materials

Join us for this beginner’s machine patchwork workshop to make a “Log Cabin” quilt block by machine. You will learn to cut fabric using a rotary cutter, mat and ruler, and to piece together the right pieces to achieve perfect looking seams.

You will learn to construct a log cabin quilt block that you can then replicate to make into the quilt of your desired size!

Have a look at our Pinterest boards for inspiration! Log Cabin Quilts and Cool Quilts.

Materials are not included in the price of this workshop, please bring at least three co-ordinating long or fat quarters of quilting weight cotton fabrics. Ideally bring a light fabric, a dark fabric and a mid tone one.

Equipment: We will use rotary cutters to cut the fabric,with a cutting mat and ruler, we have some you can use at the workshop but you are also welcome to bring your own equipment to the class.

You will ideally need to bring your own sewing machine and a basic sewing kit including threads.

Refreshments: tea and coffee will be provided!  

Please read our workshop T&Cs before booking 

Starts On:
Thursday, 21. June 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Thursday, 21. June 2018
12:00 PM
£24.00
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Needle Felted Mice with Mary Jane

Starts On:
Saturday, 07. July 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 07. July 2018
1:00 PM
£26.00
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Crocheted Mandalas with Holly

Starts On:
Thursday, 19. July 2018
6:30 PM
Ends On:
Thursday, 19. July 2018
8:30 PM
£20.00
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Beaded Lace with Anniken Allis

Beads add glamour and elegance to any knittingbut works particularly well with lace knitting. In this class you will learn different ways of adding beads to your knitting and how to choose which method to use for your project. You'll also learn how to read lace charts and work common lace stitches.
IIn the afternoon you will get to choose from a selection of beaded shawl/accessory patterns to work on.
 
Suitable for confident novice and intermediate knitters.
 
Materials will be supplied for the morning but please bring 100g/400m sock/4ply yarn and 4mm needles for the afternoon project
. You will also need beads depending on project chosen and a  0.75mm crochet hook. These can be purchased in the shop on the day

Pattern will be provided.

All materials for the morning will be supplied but please bring materials as above for the afternoon project (this can be purchased in the shop on day of workshop if preferred).

 

Starts On:
Saturday, 21. July 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 21. July 2018
4:00 PM
£50.00
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Autumn Woodland Needle Felting with Carla from The Mousehole Woolery

 
As the days draw in do you start to think about making your home warm and cosy for winter with decorations?On our "Woodland Felt" Workshop we will be working with lots of beautiful autumnal wools to create acorns, toadstools, conkers, leaves and pumpkins that can be made in to either a garland, brooches or single decorations to adorn your home to give it that cosy feel. A fun, creative and inspiring day! All materials will be included as well as a needle felting kit that you get to keep, take home and carry on creating with. 
Starts On:
Saturday, 15. September 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 15. September 2018
4:00 PM
£50.00
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Learn to Knit with Sarah

Learn how to cast on, cast off, knit the basic stitches and start to follow a pattern. In this session we will also discuss yarn thicknesses and how to pick yarn for a project. All materials included.

Starts On:
Thursday, 27. September 2018
6:30 PM
Ends On:
Thursday, 27. September 2018
9:00 PM
£25.00
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Introduction to Machine Embroidery with Jessali

Starts On:
Saturday, 29. September 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 29. September 2018
12:30 PM
£25.00
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Festive Needle Felting with Carla from The Mousehole Woolery

There's nothing more magical than getting those special decorations out each year that hold wonderful memories handed down over generations. Fibre artist, Carla Taylor of The Mousehole Woolery will guide you step by step through the basic techniques of needle felting to create your own unique Christmas robin, snowman, Christmas pudding, bauble or tree to adorn your tree this year, decorate your home with or to give someone as a special gift! A fun, creative and inspiring day. All materials will be included as well as a needle felting kit that you get to keep, take home and carry on creating with. 
Starts On:
Saturday, 03. November 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 03. November 2018
4:00 PM
£50.00
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Learn to knit with Sarah

Starts On:
Tuesday, 13. November 2018
2:00 PM
Ends On:
Tuesday, 13. November 2018
4:00 AM
£25.00
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Terms and Conditions

  • Workshops must be paid in full at time of booking to secure your space

Refunds and Cancellations as follows:

  • 14 days prior to class -50% refund
  • less than 14 days – no refund
  • The Slipped Stitch Reserve the right to cancel any workshop before its commencement if there is an unavoidable illness or emergency. In this instance a new date will be scheduled.
  • If we have not met the minimum number of bookings for a workshop 3 days prior to the event, we reserve the right to postpone or cancel it. In this instance you will be fully refunded.