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I run a number of workshops throughout the year, from my home studio and external locations nearby.

Workshops normally run from 9.45am- 4pm at Hoveringham Village Centre, Gonalston Lane, Hoveringham NG14 7JH. The workshops are a fantastic day, and you can see what people are saying about them here. The cost of a day’s workshop is £55 and includes a light lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Materials for the day are extra and usually cost between £10 and £35 (depending on the project) or alternatively you are very welcome to bring your own if you have something particularly beautiful you wish to use! Please bring along your own machine (I know I love using my own machine, but if you require the use of one please speak to Jane regarding availability prior to booking, there is a hire charge for this. Finally, booking early is essential to avoid disappointment as places are limited. We look forward to seeing you soon!

If you are unable to make any of these dates or prefer a smaller group, Jane runs workshops from home providing tuition that can be tailored to your needs. A lovely homemade lunch is provided making it a relaxing and fun way to spend a day! Private or small group tuition: 1 person £150 per day, 2 people £75 each, 3 /4 people £55each.


Sewing Workshops 2018 at Hoveringham Village Centre, Gonalston Lane, Hoveringham, Nott’s NG14 7JH

26/01/2018 – FABRIC COVERED ROPE  BASKETS – Make a fabulous coiled basket perfect for lots of storage uses, this is a fun, simple project with lots of possibilities.

23/02/2018 – SASHIKO SCARF –  Simple hand stitching is used here to create a stunning Sashiko stitched scarf, a perfect addition to your Spring wardrobe!

16/03/2018 – HAND EMBROIDERED TABLE LAMP – create a beautiful, hand embroidered table lamp featuring meadow flowers and grasses, a stunning addition home décor.

20/04/2018 – QUILT AS YOU GO TABLE MATS OR TABLE CENTRE PIECE– create a modern set of table mats or a table centre piece using this very versatile technique. 

18/05/2018 – FREE-MACHINE APPLIQUED SEASIDE PICTURE – Turn those seaside holiday snaps into an appliqued picture you can enjoy every day using free-motion technique,  literally drawing with your sewing machine!

08/06/2018 – SEWING MACHINE  MAT–   make a very useful sewing machine mat which keeps all your notions at hand whilst sewing and helps keep your work-space tidy.     

 06/07/2018 –CARRY-ALL CRAFT BAG – Sew a great all-purpose bag for keeping all your sewing supplies and accessories together and easily portable.

17/08/2018 – ROUND PATCHWORK CUSHION – Create a pretty pinwheel patch-worked cushion experimenting with a different shape to fabulous effect!

14/09/2018 – MIXER COVER OR COFFEE/TEA COSY – Ditch those boring mixer covers and design your own fabulous cover/cosy, a practical and stylish addition to your kitchen.

12/10/2018 – QUILTED FABRIC WALLET – Make a very stylish and useful wallet purse perfect to keep or give as a gift.

16/11/2018 – RED-WORK  CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS   – Embroider  or free-machine if you prefer, beautiful heirloom redwork Christmas decorations.

#07/12/2018 – A CHRISTMAS WREATH – create a beautiful seasonal Christmas wreath decorated with wool felt flowers.

 COST: Each day’s workshop is £55 and includes professional tuition and a lovely homemade lunch making it a relaxing and fun way to spend a day! 9.45-4.00 Should you require a materials pack for the project please order at the time of booking, materials packs can be paid for on the day.

MATERIALS PACKS: Materials packs for the projects can usually be ordered at the time of booking (some workshops may require you to bring your own) or you may choose to bring your own materials and a list of requirements will be provided prior to the workshop. The cost of materials packs will depend on the project, but please be assured they are always good quality and suitable for the project ensuring you have a lovely item to take home at the end of the day. (Please note I am unable to offer a choice of packs as these are made up according to what materials are available at the time at a reasonable cost)

 WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING: You will need to bring along your sewing machine and a basic sewing kit. Jane will contact you prior to the workshop to let you know if anything specific is required, for example free-motion foot for free-machining.


Please TELEPHONE Jane on 07796 161204 (voice mail) or EMAIL:jane.e.lightfoot@gmail.com

WEBSITE: http://www.janelightfoot.com



We hope you will be able to join us for a relaxing, creative day!


To secure a place on a workshop please complete the BOOKING FORM  (this will be emailed to you) and make your payment in FULL.

Very rarely we may need to cancel or postpone a workshop because of unavoidable circumstances, in such circumstances we will let you know as soon as possible and offer a full refund by BACS or you may transfer it to an alternative workshop with places available. Please ensure we have your full contact details.

If YOU have to cancel your attendance OVER two weeks (14days) prior to the course date any monies paid shall be refunded (less £5.00 administration fee, this covers bank charges with reference to transactions and postage costs involved) or can be transferred to an alternative workshop with places available. 

If YOU cancel your attendance WITHIN two weeks (14 days) of the date of the course NO refund can be issued due to bookings having been made. However, we do not wish to disappoint and as a courtesy if you find you are unable to attend the workshop you may send someone in your place. PLEASE NOTE at such short notice it is NOT possible to transfer monies to an alternative workshop.

Please note if you have ordered materials on your booking form these will need to be paid for in FULL regardless of attendance, as often they are prepared in advance and purchases have been made.  

A complimentary lunch is provided but we are not dietary and nutritional experts and nor can we cater for particular dislikes, should you have a special diet we reserve the right to ask you to bring along your own lunch if we feel we cannot meet your requirements. In all instances the responsibility of what to consume remains firmly with the course attendee.

If a particular course you want is FULL you are very welcome to leave us your contact details so that we can put you on a waiting list.

Please ensure you have read and understood the above terms and conditions prior to booking, the completion of booking is an acceptance of the above.


EMAIL: jane.e.lightfoot@gmail.com       WEBSITE: www.janelightfoot.com