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Sew a Christmas Stocking

November 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Improve your confidence with your machine sewing in this fun and quick to make Christmas Stocking workshop taught by Rachel Millener. Aimed at those already familiar with the basics such as threading, bobbin winding, straight stitching. Suitable for adults and young people aged 14+.

Please note, materials are NOT provided in this workshop – below is a list of equipment and materials you will need to bring with you.

  • your own sewing machine (including power cable) and the instruction book if possible. Your machine must be in full working order.
  • One fat quarter of main fabric, one fat quarter of lining fabric
  • A small amount of contrasting fabric for stocking top
  • A small amount of ribbon
  • thread

The Blue Room stocks basic haberdashery including thread, pins, ribbon, bias binding etc. as well as Sew Scrumptious remnants and fat quarters suitable for this project.


November 30, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Blue Room
The Sion, Crown Glass Place
Nailsea, North Somerset BS48 1RB United Kingdom
07456 517086

What do our customers say about our workshops?

What was the best thing about the workshop?

I am not very artistic , so it caters for all levels, and still the end product looks good. (Fused Glass, February 2018) 

Really helpful teaching and nice small group. Loved it! (Claire, Beginners Machine Sewing January 2018)

Very enjoyable relaxed atmosphere, learning new techniques. (Jan, Weave Pattern and Texture on a Peg Loom, January 2018)

Making something I’m proud of, learning new skills, and the social side. Cheese scone recommended! (Jan, January 2018, Beginners Patchwork)

A good way to spend time with friends; the finished product; swishing around with my new skirt; learning how to use my sewing machine. (Mar, Darcy, Lizzie, and Isabella. January 2018, Children’s private group sewing)

Lovely relaxing thing to do in the build up to Christmas. (Claire, Fused Glass, December 2017)

Very relaxing and enjoyable, will definitely do more at home. (Sharon, Needle Felting, December 2017)