Archive | May, 2016

A little peek…..

12 May

A little peek at what you’ll be making if you book a space on our workshop learning how to make a Snap Clasp Purse……….

 

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Snap clasp 1 - 001

 

It only involves 3 small lines of stitching on a sewing machine. Do get in touch if you would like to do this workshop but don’t have a sewing machine that you can bring as we may have one spare.

 

Only 6 place left, you can book a space here

 

 

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A New Beginning

1 May

We are back for a new beginning of Make in Horsham. We are now organised by a small team of volunteers who are excited to be running workshops again. We only have limited spaces at each workshops and tickets have already started selling so if you are interested, don’t delay!

 

Our first workshop is Making Lampshades which will be on Tuesday 24th May 2016.

Tickets are available here

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Come and learn how to create your own bespoke shade in this workshop. Bring fabric of your choice and we will show you how to transform it into a professionally finished rolled edge 30cm drum lampshade in just 2 hours. This is a workshop that is ideal for beginners and is perfect for ‘upcycling’ some vintage/ retro fabric. The workshop price includes all materials, except for the outer fabric.
You can also purchase limited number of extra kits from us for £10 each on the night. Please bring cash.

Details:
Suitable for: All abilities
Cost: £20
Places: only 16 places available
You will need to bring:
Fabric of your choice (min size 970mm x 255mm) all other materials are included in the price.

 

 

Our second one is on Making snap clasp purses on Tuesday 21st June 2016

Tickets are here

 

Come and learn how to create your own small coin purse in this workshop. Using an 8cm curved metal frame with a clip clasp you will learn how to attach it to your sewn fabric purse. The workshop price includes all materials, however please bring along some fabric if you would like to.
Perfect if you are familiar with sewing and fancy trying a new project and they make great presents. Different frames and other materials will be for sale if you are inspired to make more after the workshop, please bring cash.

Details:
Suitable for: Those who can sew.
Cost: £15
Places: only 12 places available
You will need to bring:
Your sewing machine in good working order.

 

 

Our third is Redwork Embroidery and extremely good value for money at £12 per person for a 2hr workshop

Tuesday 28th June 2016

Tickets are here

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Learn the basics of hand sewing through Redwork embroidery which uses simple stitches to create a picture in red thread on white fabric.

No previous sewing experience required. All materials provided.

Details:
Suitable for: All abilities
Cost: £12
Places: only 12 places available
You will need to bring: –

 

Then the last for the summer is our Book Binding workshop on Tuesday 12th July 2016

Tickets are here

 

Learn how to create your own hardback books and journals with hand stitching using recycled paper and card with Annalees Lim from Makers and Creators. Using found and collected maps and papers this workshop is a fun and creative insight into the wonderful world of bookbinding. The book will be roughly 1.5cm deep, 12cm high and 16.5cm wide.
This workshop will take you through the different stages of making a handbound book with book cover, including folding, making end papers, hand stitching, spine lining, covering and casing in. Your finished book can be used as a sketchbook, notebook or journal and can make a perfect personalised gift. You will be provided with full instructions and details and once you have made one during the workshop they you will be able to create more at home and even make larger ones for photo albums and much more.

Details:
Suitable : for all abilities
Place: limited to 15 places
Cost: £16
You will need to bring:
Everything is included in the price of the workshop. You can bring some special found papers to make your book extra special if you’d like.

 

 

All these workshops are being held at a new hall in Rehoboth Church on New Street , Horsham RH13 5DU which has a private car park at the back and is within walking distance of the town centre.

If these go well then we will hopefully be organising a Homemade Christmas programme of workshops which have been popular in the past.

Look forward to seeing you at one of our workshops soon.