Southwick Sewing Weekender 15th – 16th January 2022

£75.00

A whole weekend of sewing with support, advice and tips from Julia Hincks.

Book your place for 2 full days of uninterrupted sewing.

You can work on whatever project you wish and you’ll have a 6ft table to work on.

Additional space will be available for cutting out or drafting patterns.

The space is yours from 10.30am – 4.30pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

Bring your own machine or use one of ours. You should have some knowledge of using a sewing machine before taking this course.

Availability: 2 in stock

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A whole weekend of sewing with support, advice and tips from Julia Hincks.

 

Book your place for 2 full days of uninterrupted sewing.

You can work on whatever project you wish (so long as you bring it with you) and you’ll have a 6ft table to work on.

Additional space will be available for cutting out or drafting patterns.

The space is yours from 10.30am – 4.30pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

On Saturday we’ll aim to finish and lock up by 4.45pm and if you’re feeling sociable (or should I saw ‘sewciable’) we’ll go for a post sewing drink at a local pub – venue dependent on weather.

On Sunday we’ll start again at 10.30am and aim to finish the day at 4.30pm.

Please Note: This isn’t for complete beginners – you need to know how to use your sewing machine and have a basic idea of how to approach your chosen project.

We’ll be having a fabric and pattern swap so please bring with you any unwanted patterns and / or fabrics to exchange.

What you’ll get:

  • Tuition from Julia Hincks, experienced teacher and best selling author of ‘The Overlocker Technique Manual’
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Overlockers and Coverstitch machines to use
  • Thread to buy or use if you’ve forgotten yours or need different colours on the overlocker.
  • Iron and ironing board to use
  • A day of sewcial sewing and lovely company

 What you need to bring:

  • Your sewing machine and foot pedal / cable.
  • Sewing kit – pins, needles, threads, etc.
  • A sewing project – sewing pattern, fabric, haberdashery etc.
  • Lunch and snacks.

About the tutor:

Julia is a qualified teacher and sewing book author with over 20 year’s experience of running classes and workshops and will be on hand to support you and offer tips as required… or she can just make you tea and ply you with biscuits.

You can find out more about her and her recent projects at www.houseofmisssew.com/about

About the Venue:

The weekend will take place at

Sussex MS Centre
Southwick Recreation Ground
Croft Avenue
Southwick
BN42 4AB

Sussex MS Centre is a small prefabricated building next to Southwick Recreation Ground. We’ll have use of the whole centre for the weekend and will be using their multipurpose gym space and reception / cafe area.

Getting There:

The centre is in Southwick, between the A270 (old Shoreham Road) and the A259 coast road.

Car: There is plenty of free parking at the Centre.

Having travelled down the Old Shoreham Road (A270) or the coast Road (A259) and reached Southwick, the Centre is signposted on the corner of Croft Avenue just off Southwick Road.

Drive along Croft Avenue and at the end (mini roundabout) turn left into the park (Southwick Recreation Ground). Follow the road, turning right past the bowls club and keep going to the car park at the very end on your left and you will see the Centre.

Train: It’s a 7 minute walk from Southwick rail station.

To take a taxi call Southwick Taxis on 01273-595959.

You can check the times of trains on the Southern Railway Website. Once you have arrived you need to turn left out of the station to make your way to Croft Avenue.

The MS Centre is signposted on the corner of Croft Avenue, just off Southwick Street. Go to the end of Croft Avenue and turn left at the mini roundabout into the park (Southwick Recreation Ground). Follow the road, turning right past the bowls club and keep going to the car park at the very end on your left and you will see the Centre.

Bus: There are several buses that stop near the Centre including the 60, 46 and 700.

The quickest and easist is the 700.

For real time information on buses stopping near the Centre visit Brighton and Hove Buses. The 700 bus is operated by Stagecoach and covers the Brighton-Worthing-Littlehampton area. Once you have arrived you need to make your way to Croft Avenue.

The MS Centre is signposted on the corner of Croft Avenue, just off Southwick Street. Go to the end of Croft Avenue and turn left at the mini roundabout into the park (Southwick Recreation Ground). Follow the road, turning right past the bowls club and keep going to the car park at the very end on your left and you will see the Centre.

Covid-19: Staying Safe

  • All shared spaces, equipment and public toilets are thoroughly cleaned on a regular basis.
  • Hand sanitiser is available throughout the building – please use this on arrival, before and after using the toilets and frequently throughout the session.
  • There is a one way system in place in the building.
  • Only one person at a time can use the kitchenette faciilties to make hot / cold drinks.
  • Toilets will operate on a one in/one-out basis.
  • The tutor will be wearing a face visor.
  • Attendees can choose to wear a face covering if they wish.
  • The room will be kept well ventilated
  • Class size is limited to 5 and social distancing guidelines will be adhered to.
  • Attendees will be asked to ‘check in’ on arrival using the NHS Covid-19 Track and Trace app. Please download this from the app store prior to arrival.
  • If you have cold or flu symptoms, or have been in contact with someone with cold or flu symptoms please do not attend and contact Julia in advance of the session.
  • If you have cold or flu symptoms after attending the session, please contact Julia.
  • Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 restrictions, we won’t be able to visit Fabric Godmother to look at or purchase fabrics.

Please contact julia@houseofmisssew.com for additional information

Further details will be provided after booking.

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