Thrifty Stitcher is run by a great friend, Claire-Louise Hardie who is an acclaimed wardrobe mistress in her own right. She has been involved with the Royal Shakespeare Company touring worldwide, The Railway Children recently at Waterloo and more recently working on the ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ in the West End.
However, her passion for sewing lead to her setting up The Thrifty Stitcher and sharing her knowledge with the likes of you and I, by running an array of different courses.
I attended the fascinator course last year which was great fun and I managed created what was to be known as a ‘cake topper’ as you can see below.
Anyway, it is great way to start of a hen party as there is always a cocktail to finish off the session.
Now, they are launching a new course which for you brides who can’t find the perfect tie for your groom and the wedding party to compliment your theme and the bridesmaid dresses and that is the Tie one on- make a man’s tie.
This great new workshop entails:
- Make a delicious tie in fabulous liberty print lawns, or funky printed cottons. choose from our selection or bring your own with advice from us
- Learn how to cut out a simple pattern on the bias.
- Get to grips with using interfacing, and cutting and sewing precision corners
- Learn how to use simple hand stitches to create a beautiful luxury finish.
So, if this sounds just up your street then all you need to do is visit the website at www.thethriftystitcher.co.uk and check out the dates.
The courses are run over an afternoon from 2 pm – 5.45 pm and everything is provided including tea and coffee for a cost of only £49.00.