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Dressmaking with Kirstie Combe

Dressmaking with Kirstie Combe

12.48

Come along and join Kirstie for an afternoon of dressmaking . Bring along your pattern and fabricand she will help you every step of the way . discuss design ,pattern,fabric,measure for sizing,lay out pattern pieces , pattern match and cut out ,transfer essential markings , cut out liningsand inter linings , fuse and sew ,make up and fit .

We are delighted to welcome Kirstie to teach with us and help you make your own clothes .

She trined at the London College of Fashion for 4 years in clothing technlogy to give her a comprehensive grounding in textiles,design,pattern cutting and making up using both hand and machine embroidery techniques. she worked in the industry for a bridal designer and then for herself for 8 years making bespoke brdalwear before settling down with her family . She now make clothes for fun!
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Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher SATURDAY morning 16th March .10am - 1 pm

Applied Needlework with Amy Butcher SATURDAY morning 16th March  .10am - 1 pm

18.00

Amy has made this kind of sewing her own .... using pretty fabrics for shape and form on backing fabric and then embellishing and embroidering by hand .bring along your own photos and favourite pieces from yourstash to recreate in fabric and stitch or use one of Amy's ideas ... a wonderful morning promised . book each session individually ..


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Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .25th May

Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .25th May

12.50

Let fran help you learn about freehand machine embroidery . She will teach you and help you to apply what you have learnt to your own projects . the idea of this class is to gather a group of like minded stichers together . you may not have gone freehand with your machine but we can assure you it does open a whole new world . Follow one of Fran's ideas or bring something you are already on with .

Calico ,darker threads ,hoop and free motion foot required to begin . all of which we do sell here !

This morning is really to develop skills and to problem solve


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Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .27th April

Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .27th April

12.50

Let fran help you learn about freehand machine embroidery . She will teach you and help you to apply what you have learnt to your own projects . the idea of this class is to gather a group of like minded stichers together . you may not have gone freehand with your machine but we can assure you it does open a whole new world . Follow one of Fran's ideas or bring something you are already on with .

Calico ,darker threads ,hoop and free motion foot required to begin . all of which we do sell here !

This morning is really to develop skills and to problem solve


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Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .23rd March

Freehand machine embroidery morning 10am -1pm Fran Brammer .Saturday morning . 10.30-12.30 then stay as long as you wish .23rd March

12.50

Let fran help you learn about freehand machine embroidery . She will teach you and help you to apply what you have learnt to your own projects . the idea of this class is to gather a group of like minded stichers together . you may not have gone freehand with your machine but we can assure you it does open a whole new world . Follow one of Fran's ideas or bring something you are already on with .

Calico ,darker threads ,hoop and free motion foot required to begin . all of which we do sell here !

This morning is really to develop skills and to problem solve


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Large Satin Box - Oval Burgundy

Large Satin Box - Oval Burgundy

7.46

144 x 110mm.
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Piecemaker needles

Piecemaker needles

First class needles - strong with a good sized eye for threading.
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Appletons Wools 741-749

Appletons Wools 741-749

EDM03 Lola Thread

EDM03 Lola Thread

2.40

Lola-heavy-3 ply 21.5 yards/skein

EdMar Rayon Threads add a satin lustre to a project. Available in over 233 colour combinations.

Click on the image for a full colour chart or

visit http://www.edmar-co.com/catalog/threads/colors.html for a comprehensive list.

Please add to basket and then e-mail us with the colour you require.


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YEA003 Clifford's Tower - York Heritage Collection

YEA003 Clifford's Tower - York Heritage Collection

Counted cross stitch kit. Design size is 105 x105 mm.

SPECIAL OFFER - buy this kit and recieve either a Shambles or York Minster kit for a total of £16.90
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YEA004 Micklegate Bar - York Heritage Collection

YEA004 Micklegate Bar - York Heritage Collection

Counted cross stitch kit. Design size is 105 x105 mm.

SPECIAL OFFER - buy this kit and recieve either a Shambles or York Minster kit for a total of £16.90
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EDM02 Iris Thread

EDM02 Iris Thread

2.40

Iris-medium-2 ply 16 yards/skein

EdMar Rayon Threads add a satin lustre to a project. Available in over 233 colour combinations.

Click on the image for a full colour chart or

visit http://www.edmar-co.com/catalog/threads/colors.html for a comprehensive list.

Please add to basket and then e-mail us with the colour you require.


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Appletons Wools 471-479

Appletons Wools 471-479

Large Satin Box - Oval Dark Teal - good rich colour!

Large Satin Box - Oval Dark Teal - good rich colour!

7.46

144 x 110mm.


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Just Nan Gingerbread Jingle Mouse Limited edition ornament code JNLEGJM

Just Nan Gingerbread Jingle Mouse Limited edition ornament code JNLEGJM

13.50

Cross stitch chart and embellishment pack including the tail ! . You will need to provide your own fabricand threads . .


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Classes and Workshops -  closed until fri 4th jan . then open as usual  .OPEN DAY here at wigginton Lodge on Saturday 12th January . 10-4pm .come and meet our tutors and look a their work ...Free admission .

Book onto one of our regular classes and workshops - lots to choose from.

We are always offering more classes so please check regularly . We do put them on facebook and instagram too . Book online or phone 01904620587 .Equally , if there is something you would particularly like to learn , let us know and we will try and help .

We do offer custom courses for groups small and large . These days begin with coffee and biscuits ,a class until lunch and then demo and browse in the afternoon .

If you are travelling from afar and would like to know if there is something you can join in with during your stay up here please ask .

We look forward to hearing from you .

romy and team at viking loom .

New In

Glorious JAP Goldwork threads - the lustre is brilliant . We have the range in silvers too .

The latest chart and embellishment packs from Just Nan - reindeer mouse stocking ,elf mouse stocking and the rich dragon ornament

Cheerful cross stitch with a Lovely Advent House cross stitched on to a good soft blue aida

all sorts of fabrics see below ....

If you dont find what you would really like on our website yet please email ! - vikingloom@vikingloom.co.uk

Fabric, Quilting and Sewing - Come and explore - we have hugely expanded our ranges of first class quilting cottons

Since we moved two and a half years ago ,we have been able to considerably expand our fabric section - we have a large room dedicated to quilting cottons . Moda, Stof , Benertex, Henry Glass ,Indigo ,Lewis and Irene ,Timeless Treasures are some of our suppliers . We really search for first class fabrics in gorgeous clear precise prints that work well for quilting . This quality fabric also works well for general sewing - come and have a look if you can . We have a fair selection on our website but not everything ,so if you are looking unsuccessfully ,please email or ask and we will trty our best to help you find the fabric .

We have begun to stock some lovely dressmaking fabrics -- wools, very fine cotton , broderie anglais .... again all first class quality and very competitive on price .

Sewing Thread

A selection of Gutermann threads for quilting and sewing.

Crewel work

the crewelwork designs we offer here all use crewel wool on printed good weight twill or linen union . the designs do tend to be traditional and are often reproduced from some of britains historic houses ...

Embroidery

Tablecloths, runners, kits, specialist threads and more

Tapestry

Kits and canvas - We have a range of contemporary, exciting designs, as well as something more traditional. Or can supply canvas and wools if you wish to design your own.

We stock Anchor and Appletons wool listed under " Threads and Wools for Needlework" , or come to the shop and pick your colours in person.

Needles of all types

Specialist needles

Frames, Scissors and Accessories to Help

Scissors, needles, cordmakers, needlework frames ........

Scissors

DOVO Solingen finest quality scissors. Very special indeed - we had a lady in the shop recently that bought a pair of these over 20 years ago and they are STILL going strong - the best scissors you will EVER buy! they are produced near dusseldorf in germany using the solingen steel manufacturing process . this is a bit like comparing champagne to sparkling wine a few years ago . the process produces a very distinctive high grade steel blade and perfect point .They are lovely to use .

You can still lose them !

Lampshade Kits

Make your own lampshades with these ever so simple kits

Box Kits

Some of our exclusive kits and some from Pinflair

Footstools and Firescreens

A new range of solid wooden footstools and firescreens. Made to measure is also available if you don't see the size you require. These stools usually take three weeks to come as all made to order . Phone or email us for more details.we have marked where we have stock in each size .

Felt

Merino wool for use in wet felting and needle felting.

100% wool squares

Acrylic squares

Tools for felting - needles, mats etc

Beads

A treasure trove of glass beads of different sizes and shapes in a wide range of colours. All of our beads are of fantastic quality - the majority of our glass beads are sourced in the Czech Republic.

Making your Own Jewellery

Glass beads from Jablonex in the Czech Republic - bugles, mixes, hearts, precious metal and much more. Gorgeous range of Preciosa crystals.

We have a vast range of jewllery findings of every possible type plus lots and lots of tools to make the job easier.

Books

Dimensional and Elizabethan embroidery, beads, threadwork and Christmas project books.

A little bit of everything to give you inspiration.

Satin and Linen Boxes

A range of good sturdy boxes contructed of heavy weight cardboard and then covered in coloured satin. Large or small available.

Perfect for mounting small scale masterpieces!

The range of colours previously available has been reduced by the supplier - very sorry. What we have on web site now is in stock now .

Christmas

Christmas projects. We have great ideas for crafty natured people.

Gift vouchers

Stuck for a present?

Special offers

You never know what you will find?

Finishing off and repair services

Now that you've finished your project, why not let us finish it off for you so that you can proudly put it on display?

Needlework Canvas and Material

Cashmere, wool blanket, silk gauze, AIDA, trigger cloth and tapestry canvas.

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