Craft Meet Ups
Yarn Collective Galway currently meet in Carrols (Dominick St) on Wednesdays from about 7 -9, and we knit, crochet, and embroider. Carrols is a nice pub with good lighting, and serves food, and all welcome to join in! The facebook page is -https://www.facebook.com/groups/1044135315676810/
I volunteer at ‘Sew Last Season’ community sewing room in Galway. (please check the facebook page which gives the other opening times). The sewing room is open to the public and all are welcome. Its also free of charge! You can come in and use the machines and or if you need help with sewing.
From time to time, I give beginners sewing classes, and currently only with the community sewing room. Please contact me if you are based in Galway, and if these are of interest – the content is listed below.
BEGINNERS SEWING CLASSES – SEWING FUNDAMENTALS
These classes will resuming shortly, please email me to register interest.
‘Sewing Fundamentals’ (basic sewing) on Monday evenings 7-9.30 and classes are free but must be booked in advance. In each class we will make sewing samples of each technique. Classes are limited to 4, and run for 4 weeks (at the beginning of each month).
The focus of these classes is to learn basic sewing techniques by making sewing samples of each technique and using the sewing machines in the room. There are 4 classes in total and start at the beginning of each month.
to book or enquire further please use the contact form on this site (its at the top bar of this page).
- Hand Sewing – simple stitches
- Threading a machine
- Simple seams
- Insert a zip
- Button and loop closure
- Sewing Elastic in a waistband
- Reading a pattern
- Cutting a pattern
- Sew a simple pattern (half size block)