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Feb
3
Sat
2018
Poppy Day at the Old Chapel @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Poppy Day at the Old Chapel @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Join us to make poppies for the Wonderwool Wales and British Legion project to make a curtain of poppies. Poppies can be knitted, crocheted or made from fabric.

Contact the OCTC for further details.

Workshop: Make a Tote Bag with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Workshop: Make a Tote Bag with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Produce a really useful, lined tote bag with handles and fastening to develop your sewing skills. The project includes pockets, zip, turned handles. They make great presents – once you get started you will make loads! Fabrics supplied.

Skill level required: Beginners
Cost: £40

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Feb
8
Thu
2018
Workshop: Know your Sewing Machine with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop: Know your Sewing Machine with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Learn how to use all the features of your machine so you can be confident in your sewing. Includes: threading correctly, tension setting, use of feet etc.

Skill level required: Beginners

Cost: £16

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Workshop: ‘Vintage’ Apron with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Feb 8 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Workshop: 'Vintage' Apron with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Make a lovely apron for yourself or as a present. This apron has a v-neck giving it a vintage feel. You will be attaching bias binding to finish the neck and arm edges and, if time allows, we will be adding a pocket.

Skill level required: Beginners

Cost: £32. All materials can be provided for an additional £6.

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Feb
13
Tue
2018
Workshop: Beginners’ Smocking with SallyAnn Dunn @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop: Beginners' Smocking with SallyAnn Dunn @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

In 4 sessions students will learn how to smock, basic smocking stitches and how to pleat fabric ready to smock. You will aim to make a small sampler of smocking stitches, this sampler can be used as an insert for a book or to make a lavender sachet or simple pin cushion.

Dates: Tuesday 13th, 20th and 27th February and 6th March – 10am to 12noon

Skill level required: Beginners

Cost: £76

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Workshop: Introduction to Sewing with a machine for Children (8-12 years) @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Workshop: Introduction to Sewing with a machine for Children (8-12 years) @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Create a unique drawstring bag. You will be shown how to use an electric sewing machine. You will learn short cuts to help speed things along and there may be time for an extra challenge!

Skill level required: Beginners

Cost: £20

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Workshop: Introduction to Sewing with a machine for Teenagers (13-16 years) @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Workshop: Introduction to Sewing with a machine for Teenagers (13-16 years) @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Make a zipped purse. You will be shown how to cut out the fabric, use an iron and an electric sewing machine, as well as incorporating some hand sewing to create your own designs.

Skill level required: Beginners

Cost: £20

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Feb
15
Thu
2018
Basic Sewing Techniques Course @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Basic Sewing Techniques Course @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

This series of 4 classes takes you through a set of machine sewing skills without having to worry about spoiling a project.  You will produce a portfolio of samples for future reference.  Skills covered include: several types of zip insertions, seams, buttonholes, and tips to give your work a professional finish.

Dates: Thursdays from 15th February to 8th March 10am to 12noon

Cost £64 for the full course

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Mar
3
Sat
2018
Old Chapel Fabric Sale @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Old Chapel Fabric Sale @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Put the date in your diary now – you don’t want to miss out! Saturday 3rd March from 10am to 2.30pm.

Fabulous annual sale of fabric, wool and haberdashery! All at great prices.

At the Old Chapel Textile Centre, Main Street, Greenham Business Park, Newbury, RG19 6HW.

Workshop: Fun with a Jelly Roll with Jackie Sparks @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Fun with a Jelly Roll with Jackie Sparks @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Perfect for building up your patchwork skills or for someone with a short amount of time. Start with a jelly roll and make a lap quilt or something bigger if you are feeling brave! NB. This project will need completing at home

Skill level: Intermediate

Costs: £48

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Mar
7
Wed
2018
Workshop: Zipped and Piped Cushion with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop: Zipped and Piped Cushion with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Learn how to make your own bias binding to cover the cord on a piped cushion. You will also learn how to insert a concealed zip.

Skill level required: Intermediate

Cost: £32

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Mar
15
Thu
2018
Make a Basic Skirt Course with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Make a Basic Skirt Course with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Over the course of 4 sessions, using a standard commercial pattern and your own machine, this class guides you through making a straight or A-line skirt with zip, waistband, hem and optional pockets. Great for anyone with basic skills who wants to start making garments.

Dates: Thursday 15th, 22nd and 29th March and 5th April 10am – 12noon

Skill level required: Beginners

Cost: £64

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Apr
7
Sat
2018
Workshop: Vintage Cushion with Oxford Border with Jackie Sparks @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Workshop: Vintage Cushion with Oxford Border with Jackie Sparks @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

Create a brand new cushion using upcycled fabrics and embellish with vintage bits and pieces.

Skill level required: Intermediate

Cost: £48

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Apr
10
Tue
2018
Intermediate Smocking Course with SallyAnn Dunn @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Intermediate Smocking Course with SallyAnn Dunn @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

In these 4 sessions students will learn how to smock using more intricate stitches. You will also have the opportunity to smock with different threads and compare the different effects. You will aim to make a piece of smocking which can be incorporated into a cushion or a framed sampler.

Dates: Tuesdays 10th, 17th and 24th April and 1st May 10am-12noon

Skill level required: Intermediate

Cost: £76

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Make a Tailored Jacket Course with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Make a Tailored Jacket Course with Debbie Chubb @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre | Greenham | United Kingdom

The first of the 6 sessions will include making fit adjustments to the pattern you have chosen before cutting out the fabric. There will be help with interlining, setting in the sleeves, revers, pockets, lining etc. Tailored jackets require a little more TLC than most projects but are worth it in the end!

Dates: Tuesday 10th, 17th, 24th April and 1st, 8th, 15th May 10am – 12noon

Skill level required: Advanced

Cost: £132

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May
1
Tue
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 1 @ 10:00 am – Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
2
Wed
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 2 @ 10:00 am – Jun 3 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
3
Thu
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 3 @ 10:00 am – Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
5
Sat
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 5 @ 10:00 am – Jun 6 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
8
Tue
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 8 @ 10:00 am – Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
9
Wed
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 9 @ 10:00 am – Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
10
Thu
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 10 @ 10:00 am – Jun 11 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
15
Tue
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 15 @ 10:00 am – Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
16
Wed
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 16 @ 10:00 am – Jun 17 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
17
Thu
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 17 @ 10:00 am – Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
22
Tue
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 22 @ 10:00 am – Jun 23 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
23
Wed
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 23 @ 10:00 am – Jun 24 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
24
Thu
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 24 @ 10:00 am – Jun 25 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
29
Tue
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 29 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.

May
30
Wed
2018
Open Studios Exhibition: Christine Pettet Art @ The Old Chapel Textile Centre
May 30 @ 10:00 am – Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm

Christine specialises in animal portraits using acrylics, watercolours, and oils. Her exhibition also features mixed media work incorporating embroidery, textile collage, and ceramics.

Christine will be giving a talk about her exhibition on Saturday 2nd June.