Tuesday, 11 January 2011


A weekend of sewing classes with Jennie Lööf (www.jennieloof.com) and Silvia Pellegrino (www.chouchoucouture.com) who will teach you how to use that dusty old sewing machine and stitch new life into old clothes!

1st class - Saturday 5th February, 2-5pm:

We will start at the beginning and show you how to thread the machine, how to do a straight, curved and corner stitch and how to cut fabric according to pattern. You will also be c...reating your own hand made tote-bag to take home with you. Materials are provided but if you have any favourite fabrics you would like to use, feel free to bring them along.

2nd class - Sunday 6th February, 2-5pm:

We will be teaching you how to do basic alterations, such as how to take up and bring down hems, alter sizes, fix a hole or rip, etc. You will also be given a few creative customisation ideas to transform your wardrobe. For this class you will need to bring in items of clothing to work on and update with your new skills!

The course costs just £25 per 3 hour session. Email hello@welcomehomestore.co.uk or call 0141 334 9598 to book, places are limited.

Monday, 10 January 2011

Life Drawing

Are you wanting to improve your drawing or learn a new skill in 2011? Life Drawing classes are coming back to Welcome Home, a new 6 week block starts on Thursday 27th January 7-9pm and the last class will be Thursday 3rd March 7-9pm. The cost of the 6 week block is just £50, there are easels and drawing boards provided but you will need to bring your own sketchbooks, paper and any materials you wish to use.

There will be a different model each week with varied poses and durations. It is a small, relaxed class suitable for both the beginner and more experienced artist alike. Places are limited, please email hello@welcomehomestore.co.uk or call 0141 334 9598 to reserve your place or if you would like any more information. To confirm your booking you will need to make payment before the first class.