Classes at Fabrications 2017

Updated 5 July 2017

Get inspired, learn new skills and build your confidence with Barley Massey and her team of textile professionals. There is lots on offer to suit all levels – beginners knitting, crochet, patchwork quilting, and with support from Brother you can do your Provisional Driving’ – learning to use a sewing machine, ‘The Mighty Stitch’ – machine embroidery or perhaps a ‘DIY Couture’ scater skirt! Fabrications offer many creative classes in their purpose built ‘Imaginerium’.

Fabrications Workshop Space

Fabrications Workshop Space

FORTHCOMING EVENTS & NEWS ……….

BROTHER SEWING MACHINE DAY – Thursday 27th July, 10.30 – 5pm (FREE)
Thinking of buying a sewing machine? Or upgrading?
Why not come along to our hands on open day with Brother rep Rachel and Barley.  Test drive ‘Brother’s range of sewing, embroidery and over locker machines, ask question, get advice in a relaxed atmosphere. Special offers on purchases of certain machines on the day including FREE Fabrications workshop vouchers. Book your free place!

Barley is delivering more LOVE YOUR CLOTHES sewing workshops (FREE) with West London Waste
Tuesday 4th July, 6 – 9pm: Our Lady Lourds & St Michael, Osborn Rd, Uxbridge UB8 1UE (Textile & electrical repair evening)
Monday 10th July, 11am – 2pm: Wealdstone Library. 38-40 High St, Harrow HA3 7AE (Clothing repair workshop)
6 – 9pm: Hounslow Civic Centre. Lampton Rd, Hounslow 4DN (clothing repair workshop)
For more information, please visit http://westlondonwaste.gov.uk/

Barley has also been invited back to deliver classes at City Lit in Covent Garden as part of their summer School Programme.FASHION STYLING – REINVENTING WARDROBE STAPLES, Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th August, 10.30am – 4.30pm (£99 / £79)
Topics will include hand, machine embroidery and appliqué. How to accessorise your wardrobe staples to give them a temporary lift as well as a taste of more ambitious possibilities such as re-cutting and re-using original features from a garment to create an entirely new garment! Sewing experience needed to make the most of this course. For more information, please visit http://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/fashion-styling-reinventing-wardrobe-staples/VX198-1617S

SAVE THE DATE!! Saturday 12th August, 10am – 5pm Fabrications “Celebrate the Maker” Day (FREE)
Introducing a series of events aimed at showcasing the individual designer makers whose work is available at Fabrications. Come along, meet the makers, hear their stories and buy direct!
The series opens this August with an event focussing on the art of Upcycling. Featuring fashion designer David A Mumford, who’s “Hi up” fashion range (for men & women) will be on sale. Also on the day, I  will be re- introducing my ‘Remember Me’ service. Both of us will be creating brand new pieces for the event.
Come celebrate individuality, sustainability and raise a glass to longevity. Looking forward to seeing you!
Summer drinks & nibbles will be available throughout the day. Please REGISTER your interest so we know how much catering is needed!

 

Crocket Class by Ayda Anlagan at Fabrications

Crocket Class by Ayda Anlagan at Fabrications

X  X X   JULY & AUGUST CLASSES   X X X(For more detailed descriptions of each workshop  visit the website CALENDAR or e-mail Barley , or call her or visit the shop! )

MACRAME WORKSHOP with Barley Massey
Saturday 8th July, 2.30 – 5.30pm (£35 / £30)

INTRODUCTION TO GARMENT REPAIRS & ALTERATIONS with Barley Massey
Sunday 9th July, 11am – 1.30pm (£30 / £25 or £50 / £45 FULL DAY)

REFRESH YOUR WARDROBE with Barley Massey
Sunday 9th July, 2.30 – 5pm (£30 / £25 or £50 / £45 FULL DAY)

PROVISIONAL DRIVING – introduction to using a sewing machine with Barley Massey
Sunday 16th July, 11am – 1.30pm (£30 / £25 or £50 / £45 FULL DAY)

CREATIVE MAKING ON THE SEWING MACHINE – applique cushion or tote style bag with Barley Massey
Sunday 16th July, 2.30 – 5pm (£30 / £25 or £50 / £45 FULL DAY)

BEGINNERS SHIBORI ( stitch resist & binding dyeing with indigo) with Rob Jones
Tuesday 18th July, 6.30 – 9pm (£40 or £70 both sessions)

BEGINNERS CROCHET (part 1 & 2) with Ayda Anlagan
Saturday 22nd July, 11am – 1.30pm & 2.30 – 5pm (£30 / £25 or £50 / £45 BLOCK BOOK)

BEGINNERS SHIBORI ( folding & clamping resist dyeing with indigo) with Rob Jones
Tuesday 25th July, 6.30 – 9pm (£40 or £70 both sessions)

BROTHER SEWING MACHINE DAY with Brother rep Rachel Espin & Barley Massey
Thursday 27th July, 10.30 – 5pm (FREE)

DON’T TRASH IT! REFASHION IT! sewing & upcycling with David A Mumford
Sunday 30th July, 11am – 5pm (£55 / £50) ALL LEVELS WELCOME!

 PROVISIONAL DRIVING – introduction to using a sewing machine with Barley Massey
Sunday 6th August, 11am – 1.30pm (£30 / £25 or £50 / £45 FULL DAY)

CREATIVE MAKING ON THE SEWING MACHINE – applique cushion or tote style bag with Barley Massey
Sunday 6th August, 2.30 – 5pm (£30 / £25 or £50 / £45 FULL DAY

FABRICATIONS “ CELEBRATE THE MAKER “ DAY with Barley Massey & David A Mumford
Saturday 12th August, 10am – 5pm (FREE)

IMPROVERS SEWING (zips, buttonholes & bias binding & create a ‘utility roll’) with Barley Massey
Sunday 13th August, 11am – 1.30pm (£30 / £25 or £50 / £45 FULL DAY)

MAKE YOUR OWN SIMPLE & STYLISH SKIRT OR SHORTS with Barley Massey
Sunday 13th August, 2.30 – 5pm (£30 / £25 or £50 / £45 FULL DAY)

BEGINNERS SHIBORI ( stitch resist & binding dyeing with indigo) with Rob Jones
Saturday 19th August, 11am – 1.30pm (£40 or £70 both sessions)

BEGINNERS SHIBORI ( folding & clamping resist dyeing with indigo) with Rob Jones
Saturday 19th August, 2.30 – 5pm (£40 or £70 both sessions)

 

You can also …..

BOOK Fabrications for special events, crafty hen parties, team building, educational projects, community events ,product launches  …. feel free to e-mail any enquiries or check out the pages within the ‘WORKSHOP’ section of my website. The space (only) is also avaliable to HIRE (especially during week days) for your own events

FOLLOW FABRICATIONS ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER & INSTAGRAM for news, inspiration, community yarn, spontaneous events & happenings

Knitterscrocheters & yarnies! Check out our RAVELRY group . Please share your projects created following our classes or using the yarn you purchased here! It’s always wonderful to see the items you create. We are also using the group as a forum for any questions, observations, socialising alongside our fortnightly Craft Club. I’m also sharing lots of your creations and inspirations on Fabrications FB & Twitter pages (addresses at bottom of page!)

Upcycling Patchwork at Fabrications

Upcycling Patchwork at Fabrications

FABRICATIONS CRAFT CLUB:
This takes place every fortnight on a Thursday evening, 6 – 9pm.
Next One: 113th & 27th July and sew on!

The club is a friendly, supportive and creative evening.
Bring along your own projects (whether it be knitting, crochet, sewing, patchwork etc).
It’s an ideal follow on to our classes for continuity or extra guidance.
Come with friends or make new friends.

£5 includes tea & biscuits, use of facilities. JUST TURN UP! *

* If you’d like to use a sewing machine please BOOK IN
as machine places are limited. Basic sewing skills required.

 KNITTY GRITTY:

Thank you for taking the time to read this far!

* Most classes include materials and use of equipment.
If you need to bring additional materials this will be specified on the website workshop calendar

* Payment in advance required to secure your place.
If we need to cancel the class we will offer a full refund or credit note to use on another class or in the shop

* If you are unable to attend a class, please give at least 1 week’s notice.
We will offer to re schedule to another date or give a credit note.
Failing this you are welcome to send someone else to take your place!

 HOW TO BOOK:

 * ONLINE on our website CALENDAR > click on day with workshop of choice > scroll down description to find link

* E- MAIL by return indicating the class(es) and date(s) you are interested in with your contact telephone number

* TELEPHONE Fabrications – Tuesday – Friday, 12 – 5.30pm, Saturday 10 – 5.30 and Sunday 12 – 5pm

* VISIT THE SHOP – which is always nice!

* FAX – only joking!!

BARLEY MASSEY

Fabrications
7 Broadway Market
Hackney
London E8 4PH

Tel: 020 7275 8043

www.fabrications1.co.uk

www.fabrications-hackney.blogspot.com

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