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Calendar of Classes

Day and Half-Day Classes and Events, and a Sampler Quilt Course

New Year, New Stuff
Beginners' sessions, and Sampler Quilts
This set of classes will be mostly run with my friend Helen Butcher, who is a whizz at lots of things I'm not, (and vice versa) - two teachers for the price of one
Beginners Sessions are also suitable for those with a little more experience
We can lend sewing machines if you don't have one, or if yours is in a cabinet and too big to move. If you have your own, please bring it with you, also scissors, pins, and your glasses!
Fabrics and trimmings are provided for Beginners classes, other classes have a supply list from the description page
Saturday 4th March
Beginner's Session - Two Mini-Purses

1:30 till 5
With Helen Butcher
Learn to make two Mini-Purses with zippiness
Fabrics and zips provided £25
Sampler Quilts
With Helen Howes and Helen Butcher
Starts again on Sunday 12th March 2017...
Sign up now, places are limited...
NOTE - we have decided to allow people to come for a few sessions - your choice - click on the image for details of what and when!
Click on the image for details
International Quilt Day - Postcards From The Edge
Saturday 18th March, at Haddiscoe Village Hall
Sewing, food, more sewing, more food. Fun, chattering, more food.. Details HERE or click the picture
You MUST book for this
Friday 24th March
UFO/General Sewing Day

Booking is essential
11:30 till 5 or any part thereof
Bring your project(s) and get a table, technical help, and tea-and-biscuits.
Bring your own lunch or use the cafe
£15 for all day or any part thereof...
Saturday 25th March - Quip Peg Bag
11 till 5
with Helen Butcher
£40 - link takes you to her website for details
A kit is available for this
Friday 21st April
UFO/General Sewing Day

Booking is essential
11:30 till 5 or any part thereof
Bring your project(s) and get a table, technical help, and tea-and-biscuits.
Bring your own lunch or use the cafe
£15 for all day or any part thereof...
BATS sessions (Broadland Art Textiles) for experienced textile artists

Tuesdays 14th (Mark-making) and 28th February...
More in 2017...

Here's a link to a page about these - note that these are Artists' Sessions, not teaching, and beginners will need to attend a more formal session to learn this stuff..

Regular Stuff

Regular quilt class on alternate Tuesdays
Next Classes
March 7th and 21st
April 4th and 18th
May 2nd and 16th
Teapots class runs from 1:30 to 5 and costs £8.50

This class is full, but I currently have one space for a "substitute" - that is, someone who will fill in when another student is away. Subs usually end up with a full-time place in time
Please ask to visit and be Met With..
If you come to a full-day class you can book lunches at the cafe, or you are welcome to bring your own (and we have a microwave, and plates, and salt, and cutlery...
If you have a group of friends (minimum 4 people for most classes) you can book privately for whatever you want to learn from my Class List
Workshops held at 4, The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk NR14 6NU unless otherwise noted. The workshop has lots of level free parking and we are always happy to help bring machines etc. in. The back door is wheelchair accessible, but the loo needs an ability to stand, sorry...
Click on the highlighted links or the images for pictures and supply lists...

Click here to email me to go on my mailing list for classes...

To book any of the above, please ring Helen on 01508 548137, or click here to email me

As I have had a large number of no-shows lately, all bookings must be accompanied by a non-refundable deposit of £10 (cards accepted)

Teapot Quilters

..meet every 1st and 3rd Tuesday (normally, see above) of the month, 1:30 till 5 pm. Beginners and intermediate quilters welcome. This is a continuing class and I prefer it if you attend regularly.
This class is full at present, but I keep a waiting list. Be warned that the list is quite long and the turnover is pretty small..
You may visit for a cup of tea and to see if it is what you would like...

For more details Click here

I have put quite a lot of my patterns online for Free Download (Click Here to go to the relevant page..)
Keep this pattern page bookmarked, as there will be more later...

If you wish to book a class, you can choose to come to my workshop at a time to suit you, with a minimum of 4 people. Larger groups, (up to 12, if booked as a group), may be eligible for a discount...
Groups from 12 to 20 can be accomodated nearby
Please ring or email for more details... I am always happy to come to your group, shop, or guild to teach, and to arrange tours of distant parts to save mileage charges...

My address is:-
Helen Howes
Helen Howes Textiles
4, The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk, NR14 6NU. United Kingdom
01508 548137
From outside the UK dial:- 0044 1508 548137
I'm open 11 till 5 every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays