Monday, 10 January 2011

Learn to sew at China Blue

Happy New Year!

New sewing classes at China Blue

Dressmaking Classes - No experience necessary

Learn the basics of dressmaking as well as getting to know your sewing machine.

When: Every Tuesday evening 7pm - 9pm.
Cost: £20 per week, or book 6 lessons and qualify for a 10% discount.
Call or email for further details. Booking essential.

Make an 'A' Line skirt

This workshop will teach you how to use a commercial dressmakers pattern, fabric placement and cutting out, basic sewing techniques including zip insertion and give you confidence in using a sewing machine.
When: Tuesday 8th February 9.30am - 4pm
OR Tuesday March 22nd AND 29th 9.30am - 1pm.
Cost: £50 including teaching, use of sewing machine and refreshments (Excluding lunch).
Please call or email for details of what you will need to bring with you.

Make a Tote Bag

Bring your own materials or choose from our wide selection to make yourself a hip new Tote Bag.
When: Tuesday 1st February AND Tuesday 15th March 9.30 am - 1 pm.
Cost: £40. This includes ALL materials, use of sewing machine and refreshments.



Cushion making workshop

Learn to design and make your own cushions to liven up your living room or brighten your bedroom.
When: Tuesday 25th January AND Tuesday 8th March 9.30 am - 1 pm.
Cost: £40. This includes ALL materials, use of sewing machine and refreshments.




Journal CoversJournals

Journal or book covers make great gifts and can turn something ordinary into something very special.
When: Tuesday 15th February 10 am - 1 pm.
Cost: £35. This includes ALL materials, use of sewing machine and refreshments.



Small zipped bags

Learn how to make a small lined bag for use as a pencil case, cosmetics bag or purse, and how to insert a zip.
When: Tuesday 1st March 10am - 1pm.
Cost: £40. This includes ALL materials, use of sewing machine and refreshments.


Sewing Cafe

Come and use the sewing machines to start/ finish your projects.
When: Anytime between 10am and 4pm.
Cost: £10 per hour. Includes refreshments and as much help as you need.

NEW for the Spring term


The Craft Cafe

Whether your interests are sewing, crochet, card-making, cross-stitch, beading, photography, jewellery making, painting or anything art and crafty, bring your crafty bits and pieces to the Craft Cafe! Meet like minded creative people, chat, swap ideas, share skills and spend time being creative working on your latest project.
When: Every Wednesday morning at China Blue in Totnes from 10am until 12pm.
Cost: It's FREE!!! Coffee and delicious cake available to purchase from the coffee shop.

I look forward to seeing you at a workshop very soon.

Yvonne xx

Places are limited so book today to ensure your place.
Call Yvonne on 07815 811005 or email to yvonne.r.temple@gmail.com.
A deposit of £10 is required at the time of booking.



Thursday, 6 January 2011

Jewellery Making Workshops

Happy New Year!


New Year, New Start, New Hobby!


I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year.
What better time of year to learn a new skill or improve on old ones?


NEW for the Spring term...

The Craft Cafe

Whether your interests are sewing, crochet, card making, cross stitch, beading, photography, art (anything art and crafty) etc.... bring your crafty bits and pieces to the Craft Cafe, meet like minded creative people, chat, swap ideas, share skills and spend time being creative working on your latest project.
When: Every Wednesday morning at China Blue in Totnes from 10am until 12pm
Cost: It's FREE!!! Coffee and delicious cake available to purchase from the coffee shop.

Three exciting NEW jewellery making workshops...

Recycled Jewellery

Bring your old, broken, unworn jewellery, unwanted jewellery and give it a new lease of life. Incorporating the old with the new and learning new techniques along the way you will be able to create several new pieces of jewellery. Come and be inspired!

Wedding Jewellery


What could be better than making the jewellery for your wedding? Whether you are the bride, a bridesmaid or the brides mother you will be able to create unique pieces of jewellery to truly compliment your outfits. Perfect for a hen party or just a great girls day out before the wedding. Discounts available for bridal parties of 8 or more. Call for details

Tiara making

Learn how to make beautiful beaded flowers and leaves that can be incorporated into a stunning tiara. Whether it is for your wedding or prom you can be assured of making a beautiful piece that match your outfit perfectly!

All the information, dates, prices and how to book the Spring Term workshops can be found at: www.jewellerymakingworkshops.com

I look forward to seeing you at a workshop very soon

Yvonne xx

Places are limited so book today to ensure your place.

A deposit of £10 is required at the time of booking.