Friday, 16 March 2012

Brother at our side

Fabrications welcomes Brother sewing machines into their new East London showroom!
The fleet of sewing machines arrived a couple of weeks ago and is probably one of the most exciting deliveries I've received in recent years, in fact I think I could say ever! Caroline from the Shoreditch Sisters helped me unpack the boxes and set up the machines during our recent monthly craft club and described it being like Christmas, when you're the first to open and use an item. Even I'm in the grip of enjoying using something brand new, that hasn't been tinkered with that runs like a dream, purrs in fact!!

An over excited Barley tries out the machines

Thanks to Brother's support, we can now offer a whole range of sewing machine based classes, which will be starting in April. We're planning 'provisional driving' sewing classes, more 'Refresh your wardrobe' classes. Rosie Martin will be running a series of DIY Couture classes for all abilities and we will also be joined by Laura Lees who will be bringing her creative machine embroidery 'The Mighty Stitch' workshop to town!

Don't they look lovely on this side board, upcycled by Out of the Dark

To celebrate the launch of our new sewing classes and becoming Brother's East London stockist, join us for some free unadulterated stitching fun on Thursday 29th March, 12.30 - 8pm.

* Make your own bag from a T-shirt and customise it.
* Test drive the new fleet of Brother sewing machines.
* Meet Rachel Espin from Brother and talk stitches.
* If you're a learner we'll guide you through
* If you're an experienced maker we'll share some tips of the trade or try out some of the advanced machine features.

Whatever stage you're at with your sewing, we are sure you'll gain bags of inspiration, creativity and skills with us! BOOK your FREE PLACE, letting us know what time you'd like to attend.


Janet Semke said...

Bought a monster Brother 300 machine from Barley last week.
One complaint- I don't want to leave the house as it is so brilliant. I am engrossed with my new toy!

Thanks Barley for the introductory workshop!
Jan (aka Hazel!)

Fabrications said...

That's the best complaint I've ever received! Thankyou Hazel (oops I mean Jan!)