The Old Bakehouse Tearoom and Gallery

Diary update: We will be closed again for an Easter break on April 5th & 6th open again on the 12th &13th

We exhibit artwork in the tearoom and gallery with an assortment of crafts for sale in the cafe area.
All inquiries re purchases when we are closed during the week please email sales@sewinstitches.co.uk
Thank you.

WORKSHOPS in 2024:-
01. “Sewing in all its Forms” – various dates, see below
Christine Finlayson’s regular workshop is on Sewing in all its Forms. If you wish help to read patterns, fit garments, put in zips, hemming, mending etc, or are creating something of your own and need help this could be just the workshop for you. Timing: 10am – 4pm, £50 per person per session. The Sessions are available on the following dates:-
Thursday 16th May 2024

02. Aberlady Art Sessions: Creative Textiles – various dates
Learn how to free machine confidently, we will be experimenting with different fabrics, learning various techniques, and generally enjoying the process using recycled items, metallic fabrics and plastics etc. We will be making a variety of fun things including book covers, bowls and pictures or wherever the creative process takes us.
All materials will be provided.

Requirements List:
Please bring along your sewing machine, and instruction manual (remembering the foot and cable) also a free-motion or embroidery foot (please refer to your instruction manual), and any spare needles specifically for your machine.
Threads and materials will be supplied, please bring along any threads you may wish to experiment with.

Timing: 1 – 4.30pm, £45 per person per session. The Sessions are available on the following dates:-

Wednesday 8th May 2024

To book a place on any of the above workshops, go to the “Store” page, then click on the “Workshops” category, and finally click on the individual workshop you are interested in, and follow the instructions to purchase a place.
We look forward to welcoming you!