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.

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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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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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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Learn how to knit socks (2 sessions)

In this 2 part session (Tues 8th  and 15th January 2 - 4pm) you will learn how to make a cuff down sock by knitting in the round, learning how to turn a heel and shape the toe. Materials inc. 

Starts On:
Tuesday, 08. January 2019
2:00 PM
Ends On:
Tuesday, 15. January 2019
4:00 PM
£30.00
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Patchwork Tote Bag with Butterfly Bright

Make this lined and quilted patchwork tote bag, using charm squares. Bring your own sewing machine, fabric and basic sewing kit. 

Starts On:
Thursday, 17. January 2019
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Thursday, 17. January 2019
3:00 PM
£49.00
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Crocheted Bag

Starts On:
Thursday, 17. January 2019
6:30 PM
Ends On:
Thursday, 17. January 2019
8:30 PM
£20.00
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Saturday Social - Yarn butterflies

Join us for this social afternoon making yarn butterflies. All materials included. 

Starts On:
Saturday, 19. January 2019
2:00 PM
Ends On:
Saturday, 19. January 2019
3:30 PM
£10.00
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Improvers Knitting - sewing up and finishing techniques

Learn different ways to sew up your knitting, how to pick up stitches for a button band, make a button hole and block your work to give your knitting a professional finish

Starts On:
Wednesday, 23. January 2019
2:00 PM
Ends On:
Wednesday, 23. January 2019
4:00 PM
£15.00
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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, 24. January 2019
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Thursday, 24. January 2019
12:00 PM
£26.00
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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, 24. January 2019
1:00 PM
Ends On:
Thursday, 24. January 2019
3:00 PM
£32.00
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Stretchy Fabric Sewing (leggings or Tshirts) With Sophia

Starts On:
Saturday, 26. January 2019
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 26. January 2019
1:00 PM
£40.00
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Yarn Dyeing

Learn how to use acid dyes to create your own unique yarn. You will dye 2 skeins of yarn in this workshop. All materials provided.

Starts On:
Tuesday, 29. January 2019
2:00 PM
Ends On:
Tuesday, 29. January 2019
4:00 PM
£25.00
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Intermediate Sewing – Drawstring Tote Bag with Butterfly Bright

Materials not included.

Starts On:
Thursday, 31. January 2019
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Thursday, 31. January 2019
2:00 PM
£35.00
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Turkish Drop Spindle workshop

Learn about fibre preperation for spinning and how to spin using a Turkish drop spindle. Materials included. 

Starts On:
Saturday, 02. February 2019
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 02. February 2019
4:00 PM
£53.00
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Improvers Knitting - Cables

Learn how to knit cables. Materials inc.

Starts On:
Tuesday, 05. February 2019
2:00 PM
Ends On:
Tuesday, 05. February 2019
4:00 PM
£15.00
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February Sock Club

Join our bi monthly sock club. Each month there will be a new sock pattern (which will stay a secret up until the event). Yarn is included in the price and as well as a specially dyed yarn each month  there will be other options to choose from. 

Starts On:
Saturday, 09. February 2019
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 09. February 2019
12:00 PM
£20.00
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Introduction to Hand Embroidery

A day spent exploring and practicing basic embroidery. You will learn all aspects of getting started from fitting fabric into a hoop, keeping work clean, embroidery stitches and how to prepare the finished work to make a picture or cushion.
We will be working towards starting one of the Hawthorn Handmade Sampler Kits which will be included in the price of the workshop. These brilliant kits contain everything you will need with the exception of a small pair of scissors and you will be provided with a sheet of calico and embroidery thread in order to practice the stitches before commencing on your chosen kit.

Starts On:
Saturday, 09. February 2019
10:00 PM
Ends On:
Saturday, 09. February 2019
4:00 PM
£45.00
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Social Saturday - Dream Catchers

All materials included. 

Starts On:
Saturday, 16. February 2019
2:00 PM
Ends On:
Saturday, 16. February 2019
4:00 PM
£10.00
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Beginners Crochet - Granny Squares

Starts On:
Saturday, 23. February 2019
10:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday, 23. February 2019
12:00 PM
£20.00
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Mobius scarf

Learn how to knit a mobius scarf using circular knitting. Suitable for confident beginners who want to extend their knitting skills. Materials included. 

Starts On:
Tuesday, 26. February 2019
2:00 PM
Ends On:
Tuesday, 26. February 2019
4:00 PM
£20.00
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Entarlac Tunisian Crochet with Holly

All materials included

Starts On:
Thursday, 28. February 2019
6:30 PM
Ends On:
Thursday, 28. February 2019
8:30 PM
£20.00
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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.