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.

Tunisian Crochet with Holly

Please bring a 6mm crochet hook. 

Starts On:
Saturday, 27. October 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 27. October 2018
12:00 PM
£25.00
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Beginner Crochet with Holly - Granny Stripes

Starts On:
Friday, 02. November 2018
1:00 PM
Ends On:
Friday, 02. November 2018
3:00 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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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, 08. November 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Thursday, 08. November 2018
12:00 PM
£32.00
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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, 08. November 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Thursday, 08. November 2018
12:00 PM
£26.00
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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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Improvers Crochet - Baubles

Please bring a 3.5mm and 4mm crochet hook. 

Starts On:
Saturday, 24. November 2018
2:00 PM
Ends On:
Saturday, 24. November 2018
4:00 PM
£20.00
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Sew a crochet duffle bag

Description: Learn how to make this lined storage duffle bag with drawstring top and outer pockets ideally suited for crochet hooks.

Ideally you will be able to use a sewing machine already, if you cannot please do book onto one of our “learn to use your sewing machine” workshops.

Materials: you will need to bring your own materials to the workshop (details on application)

Please bring your own sewing machine.

Refreshments: tea and coffee will be provided!

Please read our workshop T&Cs before booking.

Starts On:
Tuesday, 20. November 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Tuesday, 20. November 2018
3:00 PM
£48.00
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Knitted Christmas Baubles with Anniken Allis

This workshop will teach a variety of techniques while creating fun Christmas themed balls which can be used for decoration.
Techniques include: knitting in the round on double pointed needles or circular needles using the magic loop technique, fair isle/stranded colour work, adding beads using the crochet hook
technique.
There will be a choice of patterns to knit during the class. They will include fair isle/stranded colour work patterns, beaded patterns and stripes.
This class will use Navia Duo yarn. All materials will be supplied.
Suitable for confident novice and intermediate knitters.

Starts On:
Saturday, 08. December 2018
10:00 PM
Ends On:
Saturday, 08. December 2018
4:00 PM
£50.00
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Sew a Christmas Stocking

Price: £24 per person

Description: Make a fabric Christmas stocking, fully lined with a pocket and cuff if desired.

Materials Required: you will need to bring you own materials to the workshop. (details available on application)

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

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

Refreshments: tea and coffee will be provided!

Please see our workshop T&Cs before booking

Starts On:
Thursday, 29. November 2018
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Thursday, 29. November 2018
12:30 PM
£24.00
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Patchwork Christmas Tree Panel

Description: Learn how to make a patchwork Christmas Tree panel which can be turned into an item of your choice, eg a wall hanging or a festive cushion cover.

Materials Required: you will need to bring all materials to the workshop (details available on application)

Please bring your own sewing machine, sewing threads and a basic sewing kit.

Refreshments: tea and coffee will be provided!

Please read our workshop T&Cs before booking

Starts On:
Thursday, 29. November 2018
1:00 PM
Ends On:
Thursday, 29. November 2018
3:30 PM
£24.00
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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.