Fabric Boxes Make a square fabric box, entirely by hand, using a variety of quality cotton fabrics. Decorate the box with beads, buttons or ribbons. Use it to keep your embroidery threads, cottons or jewellery. The photographs below show boxes made either on or following this workshop.
Suitability Suitable for everyone, including complete beginners.
Date(s): Will be run again on demand. Please contact us to register your interest.
Times 10.00 am. to 4.00 pm. with 30 minutes for lunch
Location(s): To be confirmed.
Refreshments Tea & coffee is provided throughout the day, with home baking. Please bring your own packed lunch.
What you need to bring All materials and equipment will be provided.
Cost £39 per person including all materials.
About the Workshop You will make a 4" square box entirely by hand. After choosing your fabrics from a selection provided, you will cut out your pattern using a template. The fabric is stiffened and then edged by hand in a matching thread using blanket stitch. Then decorate the box in any way you wish with buttons, beads, ribbons etc. (provided). We aim for you to part complete one box by the end of the workshop. You will be shown how these boxes can be worked using a sewing machine as an alternative method, and will be given the design to make a hexagonal box at home.
Lesley B's completed Fabric Box April 2014
Heirloom Box made by Mary V. after attending the Fabric Box workshop.