Sadly we cannot safely runs courses at this time due to the restrictions imposed by Covid-19 and our wish to keep staff and customers safe.

The courses require close contact and personal instruction which unfortunately just is not practical to do at this time.

Margo Makes Craft Kits

All is not lost however and we have launched out own Craft Kits. This contain everything you need to complete a project along with the instructions.

Please give them a go and let us see the finished results.

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Making and Craft Courses

Margo and Mya, Brewery Sq. Shop and Workshop

We are now running a series of courses at our shop in Brewery Square in Dorchester. If you have visited us you will have seen the large open workshop we have at the rear of the shop.

It was always planned to use this space to run courses so that you can make beautiful things for your own homes. The workshop is equipped with everything we may need on a course, and is bright and roomy. Please drop in and see us and we will give you a VIP tour…

You can book onto any course listed below, provided there are spaces left. 

If you want to know more please contact us, call on 01305 235503 or drop into the shop.

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Upcoming Courses

Make your own Roman Blind

In this workshop you will learn to measure and make a sample size Roman Blind. You will learn the principles and processes of roman blind making.

Make your own 20inch Cushion

In this workshop you will learn how to plan, cut and insert a zip and pipe a cushion. £30

Make your own Lampshade

In this workshop you will learn to measure your fabric and make your lampshade. You will then build your 30cm diameter shade with fire retardant liner. £30

Make your own curtains

In this workshop you will learn how to measure a window and make a sample curtain with various handmade headers. You will learn the basic processes of making a lined and weighted curtain. £45

Make your own Tote bag

In this workshop you will learn how to measure and make a material tote bag with front pocket. You will cut and sew a lining into your bag. £30

Make your own Silver Jewellery

In this workshop you will learn about silver clay. Guided by Rachel Hall of Fusiology Glass Art, you can make either a pendant or a pair of stud earrings. £57

Make your own Festival Cushion

In this workshop you will learn to sew your own unique festival cushion and be set for summer. £30

Re-love a chair: Basic Upholstery

In this workshop you will learn to clean and prepare your chair/stool before painting and waxing. Then we will teach you to replace and upholster the seat pad. £60

Other courses

Lots of other workshops that we’ll be bringing to Margo Makes include:

Weaving – Macrame – Crochet – Decopatch – Knitting – Mosiac

Register your interest

Use the form to let us know which course you would be interested in attending and we will let you know the when dates become available.

Note: Use Ctrl key to select multiple courses.

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