2018 Workshops

“You have a lovely relaxed way of teaching”  Ruth

These workshops are a perfect way to learn a specific craft or skill. All abilities are welcome and, as always, tea, coffee and home made cakes are provided !

If you don’t see anything here that takes your fancy at the moment, please stay tuned – this list is updated regularly so something you might be interested in could appear at any time.

Please contact me (Email: Mail@HilaryJanes.co.uk or call 077 988 37601) to reserve your place. Fee refundable if 2 weeks notice of cancellation is received.

All workshops are held at Hilary Jane’s workroom in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. Bespoke workshops and parties can also be arranged at a venue of your choice – please contact me to explore the possibilities.

Buzzy Bee Embroidered Heart

Wednesday 6 June 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

During the afternoon you will create a traditional summer garden scene of a beehive and summer flowers worked in a heart shape on linen and filled with lavender (optional).

The embroidery is created using a variety of threads and I will demonstrate the effects of using different stitches.  Please bring a small sewing kit.

Fee: £30  Tea, coffee, home made cake and all materials, instructions and templates included.

Places are limited to six people and fee must be paid two weeks prior to workshop.

Embroidered Notebook

Friday 15 June  1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Looking to create something different.  The notebook cover has an embroidered design onto denim fabric and the inside pages are created by using paper made from cotton fabric.

Fee: £30  Tea, coffee, home made cake and all materials, instructions and templates included.

Places are limited to six people and fee must be paid two weeks prior to workshop.

Summer Quilt

Three day project – Thursday 26 July, 2 August, 9 August 10:00am – 12:00 noon

Come and make a Qwillow !  A Qwillow is a quilt that can be turned into a pillow. This project is worked over three weeks and created by using block piecing and tied quilting.

The fabric and sewing kit requirements for this project will be provided on booking the workshop. Alternatively, fabric kits can be provided at an extra charge.

Fee: £45 (for the three workshops). Tea, coffee, home made cake and all materials, instructions and templates included.

Places are limited to six people and fee must be paid two weeks prior to first workshop.

Decorated Elephant Embroidery

Thursday 16 August  1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

An afternoon creating a beautiful embroidered elephant with an Indian theme, using bright coloured threads and a variety of stitches and embellishments.

Fee: £30 per session.   Tea, coffee, home made cake and instructions and templates included.

Places are limited to six people and fee must be paid two weeks prior to workshop.