Courses at the Cowshed

We are continuing to partner with Activate Learning in offering wonderful sewing courses in Wokingham. Please join us and learn some new skills/develop existing ones and meet new friends!

Learn to Sew with Hayley

Mon 19th February 2024 6-9pm – Mon 18th March 2024 6-9pm

5 week sewing course suitable for beginners. The sessions are every Monday 6pm-9pm, commencing on 19th February 2024 (session dates are 19th Feb, 26th Feb, 4th March, 11th March, 18th March). All courses are run in the beautiful craft room at The Cowshed in Rubra 2, Mulberry Business Park, Fishponds Road, Wokingham. Plenty of Parking available.

During the course you will learn :

  • To use a sewing machine
  • Thread the machine and a bobbin
  • Create a stitch directory

Projects include making: Coasters, an envelope cushion, pin cushion and fabric bowl, a tote bag with appliqué decoration and pocket, a fabric purse/wallet.

The use of our sewing machines, along with fabric and thread from our donated collection are included. Some projects may include such items as wadding, binding and zips which you will need to provide, your tutor will advise.

Course fee £75

Book online here

Learn to Sew with Hayley

Wed 10th April 2024 6-9pm – Wed 22nd May 2024 6-9pm

6 week sewing course suitable for beginners. The sessions are on a Wednesday 6pm-9pm, commencing on 10th April 2024 (session dates are 10th April, 17th April, 24th April, 1st May, break for a week, 15th May, 22nd May). All courses are run in the beautiful craft room at The Cowshed in Rubra 2, Mulberry Business Park, Fishponds Road, Wokingham. Plenty of Parking available.

During the course you will learn :

  • To use a sewing machine
  • Thread the machine and a bobbin
  • Create a stitch directory

Projects include making: Coasters, an envelope cushion, pin cushion and fabric bowl, a tote bag with appliqué decoration and pocket, a fabric purse/wallet

The use of our sewing machines, along with fabric and thread from our donated collection are included. Some projects may include such items as wadding, binding and zips which you will need to provide, your tutor will advise.

Course fee £90

Book online here

Learn to Sew/Develop Your Sewing Skills with Heather

Thurs 25th January 2024 from 6-9pm – Thurs 7th March 2024 from 6-9pm.

Whether you are a complete beginner or have some experience of sewing but are looking to develop your skills, this course is perfect for you. Heather, our talented sewing expert, will guide you through the wonderful world of sewing and you’ll gain confidence in a variety of sewing projects. Don’t miss this opportunity to unleash your creativity and connect with fellow sewing enthusiasts.

6 week sewing course – The sessions are every Thursday 6pm -9pm, commencing on 25th January 2024.(there will be no class on Thursday 15th February due to half term). All courses are run in the beautiful craft room at The Cowshed in Rubra 2, Mulberry Business Park, Fishponds Road, Wokingham. Plenty of Parking available.

Projects can vary depending on skill level but may include learning:

  • To use a sewing machine / Using the correct bobbin and tools (including sewing machine maintenance).
  • Create a stitch directory
  • Depending on skill level – options to choose a project which may include some from the following: bunting, a fabric bowl, coasters and table runner, tote bag with appliqué decoration, zipped bag, cushion cover.
  • The use of our sewing machines, along with fabric and thread from our donated collection are included. Some projects may include such items as wadding, binding and zips which you will need to provide, your tutor will advise.

The courses will continue throughout the year, allowing you the opportunity to continue your sewing journey if you choose to.

Course fee £90

Book online here

Sewing Skills – Garment Making with Heather

Thurs 18th April 2024 from 1-4pm – Thurs 23rd May 2024 from 1-4pm.

Have you ever wanted to make your own clothing? Develop your sewing skills and start your clothing journey with us!

If you have some experience of sewing and are looking to develop your skills in the art of making clothing, this course is perfect for you. Heather, our talented sewing expert, will guide you through the wonderful world of sewing and you’ll gain confidence in a variety of sewing projects. Don’t miss this opportunity to unleash your creativity and connect with fellow sewing enthusiasts.

5 week sewing course – The sessions are every Thursday 1pm -4pm, commencing on 18th April 2024 (other dates are 25th April, 2nd May, 8th May, no session on 16th May, 23rd May) All courses are run in the beautiful craft room at The Cowshed in Rubra 2, Mulberry Business Park, Fishponds Road, Wokingham. Plenty of Parking available.

Refreshments will be provided, along with the use of sewing machines and some sewing supplies.The course includes use of our sewing machines and overlockers, along with some donated fabrics. However, if you wish to make a garment you may like to choose your own fabric and pattern (under the guidance of your tutor). Depending on your project choice you may also need zippers, bindings etc.

These courses will continue throughout the year, allowing you the opportunity to continue your sewing journey should you wish to do so.

Course fee £75

Book online here

Learn to Sew/Develop Your Sewing Skills with Heather

Thurs 18th April 2024 from 6-9pm – Thurs 23rd May 2024 from 6-9pm.

Whether you are a complete beginner or have some experience of sewing but are looking to develop your skills, this course is perfect for you. Heather, our talented sewing expert, will guide you through the wonderful world of sewing and you’ll gain confidence in a variety of sewing projects. Don’t miss this opportunity to unleash your creativity and connect with fellow sewing enthusiasts.

5 week sewing course – The sessions are every Thursday 6pm -9pm, commencing on 18th April 2024.(sessions are on 18th April, 25th April, 2nd May, 9th May, no session on 16th May, 23rd May). All courses are run in the beautiful craft room at The Cowshed in Rubra 2, Mulberry Business Park, Fishponds Road, Wokingham. Plenty of Parking available.

Projects can vary depending on skill level but may include learning:

  • To use a sewing machine / Using the correct bobbin and tools (including sewing machine maintenance).
  • Create a stitch directory
  • Depending on skill level – options to choose a project which may include some from the following: bunting, a fabric bowl, coasters and table runner, tote bag with appliqué decoration, zipped bag, cushion cover.
  • The use of our sewing machines, along with fabric and thread from our donated collection are included. Some projects may include such items as wadding, binding and zips which you will need to provide, your tutor will advise.

The courses will continue throughout the year, allowing you the opportunity to continue your sewing journey if you choose to.

Course fee £75

Book online here