|We offer a whole range
of classes here at Sooz in The Shed. They may not all be on offer
at the same time, but if you wish to do a class, please drop us an email
and we will try our best to put it on the next schedule.
Crochet : - we offer a 10 week extensive crochet course which covers all the basics plus more. We also offer technique classes such as Broomstick, Tunisian and Filet crochet. Our Afghan Blanket course, for those who have learnt the basics is very popular.
Knitting : - an 8 week course for beginners to knitting is available, along with technique classes such as cable knitting and DPN (double pointed needle) knitting.
Patchwork :- EPP (English Paper Piecing) is one of our fabric craft classes, as well as Crazy Quilting on the sewing machine, which is also a type of patchwork. We also do a variety of patchwork cushion workshops.
Sewing Classes :- from total beginners to those a little more advanced. For beginners we start with a "Learn to use your Machine" class, where we go through threading, bobbin threading, different stitches, changing needles and much more. Then for the more confident we offer cushion workshops, as well as decorative items and zipped purses. We have guest tutors to teach dressmaking and more.
Weaving:- We are looking to welcome a wonderful weaving tutor into our workshop this year, watch this space.
Jewellery Making & Beading
Beadweaving : - Different to 'beading', this is the art of sewing tiny glass beads with a needle & thread, in almost a weaving technique. A wonderful craft to learn & you can create some fabulous things.
Jewellery Making :- We are looking to welcome a fabulous Art Clay tutor into our workshop this year, watch this space.
Fusing : - We can show you how to cut and layer glass to create wall hangings or pendants.
Glass Painting & Sandblasting :- Workshops in painting glass, and masking and sandblasting glass to your own designs.
Art & other stuff
Home-Craft :- What is home craft? Well, anything decorative we think. Things like Rag Rugs, decorated Slates, Decoupaged items and painted Cup & Saucer Sets.
Art :- You don't have to be an artist to create some wonderful art! We can offer abstract art sessions, theraputic Mandala Painting and Zen-style doodling which can be very relaxing. We are looking for artists to come and teach art classes in our workshop, please contact us if you think you can help.