We are absolutely delighted to take part in this years Sew Saturday in partnership with Sew Magazine.
Sew Saturday is a celebration of independent fabric shops and haberdashers, championing your local bricks and mortar store. Sew Saturday is a way to celebrate the guidance, customer service and
fabric stroking opportunities of visiting your local fabric shop and
Sewisfaction can’t wait to be part of it!
This years Sew Saturday takes place on Saturday 21st October and we’ve got a whole host of fabulous activities, special offers and workshops happening. There will be cake and fizz all day (10am – 5.30pm), with copious amounts of sewing chat and fabric stroking opportunities, and we’ll be on hand to answer your sewing related questions.
We’re also running some mini workshops and skills demos throughout the day. The timetable is below and those with an * require prebooking either here on the website or in-store in advance.
10.30am – 11.15am Mini Bunting £7*
Make mini vintage inspired bunting. All materials provided.
11.30am – 12.30pm Quilted Coaster £7*
A short introduction to some quilting techniques, including using a rotary cutter & mat, walking foot and adding wadding. Please note your coaster will need to be hand-stitched to finish so you may need to do that at home after the workshop. All materials provided.
12.45pm – 1.30pm Hand Sewing – Sloth Keyring £7*
Suitable for children and adults (children will need an adult to stay with them during the session and must be aged 7+) take some time out for a relaxing hand sewing session and make this super cute sloth keyring. All materials provided.
1.45pm – 2.15pm Skills Demo: Tips & Tricks for Sewing Jersey – FREE
We’ll show you some top tips for sewing jersey and knit fabrics on an ordinary sewing machine so you can get professional looking makes without an overlocker.
2.30pm – 3.15pm Elastic Wrist Pin Cushion £5*
Make a handy pin cushion to wear on your wrist. All materials provided.
3.30pm – 4pm Skills Demo: Tips & Tricks for Snaps & Fastenings – FREE
Love the look of snaps or fastenings but not sure of the best way to apply them? We’ll show you how to apply them quickly and easily using Prym Vario Pliers.
4.30pm Our raffle winners will be drawn and we’ll also announce the winners of our Dachshund sewing competition.
Make a cute Dachshund pin cushion and enter it into our competition to win some exciting prizes. From Weds 10th October we’ll be selling kits in the shop containing the pattern, coloured felt for the ears and stuffing. All you need to provide is the fabric (let your imagination run wild!). The kits are £3 and if you bring your completed Dachshund into the shop by 4pm on Saturday 21st October, we’ll enter it into the competition AND you’ll get a voucher for £5 off a £30 spend (valid after 21st October).
If you want to enter but don’t need a kit, please email email@example.com with the subject Dachshund and we’ll email you a copy of the pattern.
There are 5 categories;
Most Unique Dachshund – Children’s Category
Best Stitched Dashund – Children’s Category
Most Unique Dachshund – Adult Category
Best Stitched Dachshund – Adult Category
Judges Choice Award
All Dachshunds will be reunited with their owners after the competition winners have been announced!
To book workshops please visit our booking page here.
How will you be spending Sew Saturday? We would absolutely love to see you, but if you’re too far away why not show another fabric shop some love and pop in? Let’s spread the joy of sewing and fabric!