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Workshop Dates

Workshops in Hoole - Chester
Coil Pots - Sunday 18th February: 10.00 - 13.00 

This ever popular workshop, making attractive coil pots from just a length of rope.

 

Spend the morning with Molly learning how to make these lovely pots, but be warned, making them is quite addictive!

 

Places limited to eight participants.

What's included:

  • Rope to make a pot to take home and your pick of threads from Molly's extensive collection

  • Use of a sewing machine (no need to bring your own)

  • Detailed handout with colour step-by-step pictures

  • Tea or coffee and home-made cake

To book, contact Molly by email

Cost £30 (£15 deposit)​

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Making Gift Bags
Sunday 18th February 13.30 - 16.30

Join Molly for an inspirational afternoon making gift bags. Not only will you learn how to make your own gift bags from scrap fabric, but Molly will also show how to make your own pattern and several ways to decorate the bag, with a strong emphasis on using scrap fabric or repurposing fabrics.
 

Places limited to eight participants.

What's included:

  • all the materials needed to make a bag.

  • Use of a sewing machine (no need to bring your own)

  • Detailed handout with colour step-by-step pictures

  • Tea or coffee and home-made cake

To book, contact Molly by email

Cost £30 (£15 deposit)​

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Dyeing with Indigo and Shibori techniques.

Sunday 14th April 9.30 - 16.30

Spend a day with Molly in a cosy small group of up to five people and learn the magic of dyeing with indigo and using shibori techniques.

 

Indigo has an alchemy all of its own and, using various stitching, tying and clamping methods, wonderful patterns can be created.

 

Join us and you can spend the day exploring them with Molly.

Whats included:

  • Fabric to make your own samples to take away, in a variety of fabrics

  • An organic cotton voile scarf to dye

  • Use of Molly's Indigo vats and equipment

  • A light lunch and refreshments during the day

  • An illustrated printed handout to reminding you of what you have learnt

To book, contact Molly by email

Cost £95 (£40 deposit)

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Other venues 
Another new departure for 2024 is teaching in two new venues.

The first is at S
ew and So's in Bungay, Suffolk.

On the 21st February Molly will be teaching Free Motion Leaves and Flowers in the morning ..... and Shisha embroidery in the afternoon.

Book directly with Sew and So's. Here is a link 
https://sewsos.co.uk/index.php/courses/workshops-and-classes
The second new venue - is Wheelers in Machynellyth, Mid Wales. Workshops on March 8th & 9th.

Here  will be another opportunity to do that very popular
on Friday 8th March

Coil Pot workshop in the morning 10 - 13.00
All materials provided.
followed by


Leaves and Flowers in the afternoon 13.30 - 16.30
All materials provided.
 

To book, contact Molly by email

Cost, each workshop £30 (£15 deposit)​

On Saturday 9th March 10 - 16.30

Cushion Cover workshop 

In this workshop you will spend the morning learning new skills, such as making bias binding, free motion embroidery, appliqué and inserting a concealed zip. Then in the afternoon, you will make a cushion cover using one of Molly's designs, or to your own design.

Molly will provide the materials to make samples of the techniques in the morning. For your cushion cover, fabric can be purchased from Wheelers. Alternatively, bring your own fabrics.

To book, contact Molly by email

Cost £70 (£15 deposit)​

 
Here is where to find Wheelers
....
Wheeler Fabrics
7 Heol Pentrerhedyn
Machynlleth 
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Molly is currently delivering an ongoing programme of workshops at the Mostyn shop.
 
These are currently 'Introduction to your Sewing Machine' and 'Next steps with your Sewing Machine'. They also include 'Introduction to your Overlocker' and 'Next Steps with Your Overlocker'.
There are three new workshops for 2024
  • Making cushion covers. In this workshop you will spend the morning learning new skills, such as making bias binding, free motion embroidery, appliqué and inserting a concealed zip. Then in the afternoon, you will make a cushion using one of Mollys designs, or to your own design.
  • Making pockets, where you will explore several ways to make fantastic pockets. 
  • Zipped bags, making cosmetic sized zipped bags

For more information, check out the Abakhan website here.

Why not have a look at my free videos to try out different crafting ideas?

If you are interested to book on to any other of my workshops online or otherwise that I am able to offer please email me to enquire and register your interest.

 

Current workshops I am able to deliver online include:

 

  • Shisha Embroidery

  • Silk Ribbon Embroidery

  • Patchwork clamshell sewing

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I won't bombard you with lots of messages but you will hear in good time whenever I have organised a new set of workshops so that you can book anything that interests you.

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