Junior/Teen Classes

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Festival of Quilts Competition Winner 2014 by GillyMac Senior Girls

Teaching children and teens to sew is just a joy ! We don’t just sew, we learn how to draw with the sewing machine and by hand, quilt, embellish, print on fabrics with transfer paint and acrylics, dye fabrics and so much more. All in all the Junior/Teen GillyMac Classes are offered to develop an appreciation of textile art in many forms – and the children get so good at it ! For the older girls, the classes also support their GCSE Textiles classes with awesome results.

This Summer, all the class entries, from the three regular GillyMac classes were awarded ‘Highly Commended’ at the Festival of Quilt. This is an amazing achievement by the girls.

There are classes which run each week at the GillyMac Studio, and now there are also one-off classes which are added from time to time which cover many different techniques. Below you will find details of both class schedules

To book a class or discuss options for your child please call 07818 551232 or email mail@gillymacdesigns.com

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2017 Junior/Teen Weekly Classes

Teen Sewing 10am-12pm Saturdays  £15/Session + £22 materials per half term

This class is suitable for Year 7+.. The classes provide an opportunity for creativity and a catch up with your sewing friends. This is a fun class where projects are tailored to each young person.   This 1/2 term we are sampling a range of textile techniques and making a variety of small items each week. . (one place available , please email mail@gillymacdesigns.com for details)

Teen Sewing 12.15pm-2.15pm Saturdays  £15/Session + £22 materials per half term

This class is suitable for Year 7+.The classes provide an opportunity for creativity and a catch up with your sewing friends. This is a fun class where projects are tailored to each young person.   (FULL , please email mail@gillymacdesigns.com to go onto a waiting list)

Senior Sewing Group – Fridays 4pm-6.30pm  – £15/Session + £22 materials per half term

For Year 7+ this after-school-term-time group is a precursor to a GCSE in textiles or just a fun way to take the first steps into dressmaking as well as patchwork and quilting. These girls normally have ideas of their own and my classes are tailored to meeting their needs and exploring what they want to learn about.  (3 places available in this class, please email mail@gillymacdesigns.com if interested)

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Winner at the Festival of Quilts 2016 – Friday Evening Group

HIghly Commended at the Festival of Quilts 2016

Highly Commended at the Festival of Quilts 2016 – Saturday Afternoon Group

 

 

 

 

Junior/Teen Class Schedule 

Christmas Tree Decoration Workshop – Thursday 21st December 1pm – 4pm~ £25 inc. all materials

You can never have enough decorations. You will be able to choose to make a button Christmas Tree, a hand-sewn Reindeer, a snowflake or a Christmas Pudding (or as many as you like)  in this lesson, all ready to hang from your tree as soon as you get home  and as it is Christmas, everybody goes home with a mini make to keep them busy before Santa arrives ! A maximum of 5 children in this workshop. Suitable for from school year 3 upwards  – if younger children want to take this class – just ask and maybe you could stay and help them.

Very Beginners Bears – Thursday 12th April 1pm -3pm – £20 inc. all materials

This class is suitable for everyone from school year 2+. Each bear will be made from a range of materials chosen by the child and be completely customised by them We will use real toy eyes and one by one they will sew them together with my help.  It is a fun and full workshop with a maximum of 4 children.

 

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Festival of Quilts Competition Entry 2015 by GillyMac Saturday Sewing Gang

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Advent Happiness 2016

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Anna’s Entry to Festival of Quilts 2016 gained a Certificate of Merit

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Isabelle’s Entry to Festival of Quilts 2016 gained a Certificate of Merit

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Lola’s Entry to Festival of Quilts 2016 gained a Certificate of Merit

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Nancy’s Entry to Festival of Quilts 2016 gained a Certificate of Merit