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  1. Grace & Favour Sanctuary has now relocated and is operating at a new address and in a different enviroment. Our new location is 49 Tarn Road, Little Thornton, Cleveleys, Lancashire. FY5 5AY this is actually in the grounds of our home (that sounds grand doesnt it?). It isnt but it is special!  

    My Mr can do anything said that he could build me what i needed to operate our workshops, courses and social events, those that have already been will agree he has done an amazing job.  Its still a work in progress and the garden is now begining to heal from amm the digging that needed to take place over winter and what a mud bath that was!

    The Cabin is up and operational now and some workshops and socials have taken place as you will see I have started to add new events on this website, also, to our social media pages.  Its now time for me to consentrate on making the website operate as slickly as it once did - you will begin to see new product appearing online. Unfortunatley, the downside to this move was that we have not maintained an actual shop that you can walk into, however, if you can or message we will endeavour to accomadate you if you want to visit the sanctuary to purchase your craft supplies.

    If you are attending one of our courses you will be able to purchase your materials while you are here and everyone can shop online too.

    I have so many ideas for craft workshops, sewing courses even art and retreat days... 

    Bare with me well i learn on the job how to build this website into a comunity the same way our social media profiles operate.


    TC x


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  2. If you would like to learn how to make baby taggies and bibs and how to applique baby wear we have the perfect workshop for you. Spend a day with Jess this Sunday - 10am-3pm and make the perfect baby gifts... hours of fun and some great new techniques. All you need is a baby vest, T Shirt or babygrow or two (We have some for sale on the day if you cant get hold of any!) and you are good to go - we supply a slection of fleece and torwelling and fabric scraps for your applique artwork. See our website or click here for full details and to book.


  3. 473x500Our introduction to dressmaking course has certainly been a hit, we absolutely love this course and love seeing our ladies process. This is the perfect place to start any dressmaking journey.

    Our lovely Jess leads you through the details of properly understanding a dressmaking pattern, how to cut out & place a paper pattern and how to correctly cut - this may sound basic but  does anyone really know what the pointy triangles and the long arrows mean on a pattern piece?!? (!)

    This workshop is not only great for transforming you into the seamstress of the year, but also a wonderful opportunity to meet lots of lovely likeminded ladies who want to share your journey (and possibly your biscuits!). Giggles are a must! 

    During the five weeks, your dressmaking skills will develop as you put together your very own summer dress! (Yayy!!) 


     Do not be fooled into thinking you leave this workshop able to make one summer dress and never read another pattern again, the skills which Jess teaches are transferable throughout dressmaking and will enable you to tackle any pattern you fancy. 


    (Our Lovely Jess xx)


    The possibilities for your dress are endless! I am thinking a dress in this Notions fabric....What do you think? HayleyBobs xxxx