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  • All Workshops

    All Workshops

    Whether you’re a beginner, want to refresh your skills or to advance your knowledge – we’ve got workshops suitable for everyone and we’re adding new ones all the time.

  • All Sewing

    All Sewing

    Sewing has never been easier with our range Beginner and Advanced Beginner workshops in Dressmaking, Pattern Cutting, Embroidery, Patchwork and Quilting, Accessories or something For the Home. If you prefer to focus on a specific skill, choose from the Developing your Skills workshops.

  • All Craft

    All Craft

    From Screen Printing to Lampshade making we've got something for everyone with our wide range of craft workshops. Take a look at our fantastic suite of craft workshops.

  • Patchwork and Quilting

    Patchwork and Quilting

    Cushion, blankets, bags and dresses anything is possible once you’ve learned the art of patchwork. Our workshops will teach you the skills you need and you’ll take away beautiful makes in the process!

  • Embroidery


    Whether you're embellishing an old jumper or sewing a special piece for a gorgeous gift, embroidery is a versatile craft that translates simple stitches into beautiful fabric artworks.

  • For the Home

    For the Home

    From Cushions to curtains we will give you all the skills you need to turn your home into a stylish haven. Come along and learn everything you need to turn your skills into unique handmade home accessories.

  • Lampshade Making

    Lampshade Making

    Are you a budding interior designer? You won't believe the professional finish you will get when you learn the art of lampshade making with us. Suitable for a complete beginner (no sewing required) and if you want to complete the look, why not view our For the Home workshops.

  • Printing and Papercraft

    Printing and Papercraft

    From Paper cutting to Print making our ever-expanding range of paper craft workshops offer something for everyone. Whether you want to learn to print textiles or make greetings cards all our courses are suitable for beginners and will get you on track to perfect paper projects.

  • Jewellery Making

    Jewellery Making

    Our inventive jewellery workshops cover everything from wire knitting to decoupage.

  • Knitting, Crochet and Felting

    Knitting, Crochet and Felting

    Our Knitting and Crochet workshops will give you all the tools and skills you need for woolly success. We'll provide you with needles, hooks and yarn (supplied by King Cole) all you need to do is turn up. From basic stitches to following patterns you'll take away a new skill and probably a few ne...

  • Workshops at Fred Aldous

    Workshops at Fred Aldous

    Take a look at what's on at our Manchester City Centre Venue, Fred Aldous.

  • Workshops in Didsbury

    Workshops in Didsbury

    Join us at the Crafts and Makes studio In Didsbury for weeknight Sewing and Craft!