Adult & Children’s Sewing Classes

Easter

Hand Sewing Mini-Me Dolls »

Hand sewing is such a great skill to learn and with these adorable and very cute mini-me dolls children will really want to have a go of hand sew. This workshop is from age 6+ with all ages above able to take part but please note ages 6 & 7 years old will need to […]

Kids Sewing Classes Easter »

Kids MANSION Monday 8th April 10 – 12.30pm SEWING DRIVING LICENCE 8 years + £35 Monday 8th April 2 – 4.30PM HOT CROSS PATCHWORK – Next steps sewing for kids 8 years + £20 Norwood LIBRARY HUB Tuesday 9th April 10 – 12.30pm SEWING DRIVING LICENCE 8 years + £35 Tuesday 9th April 1.30 – […]

Teens Sewing Sweat Shirt Hack »

A fast-paced afternoon of pattern hacking and creating a #project runway style sweat top and we will be adding some secret elements to this to create your fashion own styled top. You need to have some sewing experience have completed a Sewing driving licence or similar and be reasonably confident using your machine ages 11 […]

Kids Sewing

Hand Sewing Mini-Me Dolls »

Hand sewing is such a great skill to learn and with these adorable and very cute mini-me dolls children will really want to have a go of hand sew. This workshop is from age 6+ with all ages above able to take part but please note ages 6 & 7 years old will need to […]

Kids Stitch Club »

Classes run on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays after school and they work on a range of sewing and textile projects over their term some of these involve creating for example a piece of textile that can then be made up into an item, the classes are between 8-10 children who all have one universal […]

Sew Stacking Fabric Storage Pots »

Spring Clean Busting Storage pots for beginner sewing bees This is a perfect follow on class if you have recently completed your Driving licence and want to get some practice sewing and combining different fabrics, we will be giving you options to use UPCYCLED fabrics from our stash and be creative with adding pockets and […]

Teens Sewing Sweat Shirt Hack »

A fast-paced afternoon of pattern hacking and creating a #project runway style sweat top and we will be adding some secret elements to this to create your fashion own styled top. You need to have some sewing experience have completed a Sewing driving licence or similar and be reasonably confident using your machine ages 11 […]

Sewing & Textiles

Absolute Beginners – 5 Week Course »

This is the perfect course to start your sewing journey, over 5 weeks you gradually build up your skills, techniques and knowledge. We teach everything you need to know to be able to confidently sew basic projects and complete simple dressmaking. Skill Level: Beginner Suitable for those who have never sewn before or have lost […]

Cushions & Trimmings »

Everybody loves cushions, but often not the price of them especially if you are looking for something a little bit different which brings a wow factor to jazz up your rooms. Here’s your chance to learn everything you need to know to make them affordable and exactly to your design. You will be learning about […]

Dressmaking – sew your first skirt »

This is a great class if you want to Up and develop your sewing skills for dressmaking it’s the perfect next steps after learning the basics (following one of our beginners classes). We use a basic pattern and you have a choice of making an unlined A line or fitted skirt in the length of your […]

Dressmaking Patterns Taster »

Join us in this introduction and guide to dressmaking with patterns. We explain and guide you on the different types of patterns available, looking at traditional Paper patterns and the current available options for Digital downloads. We also explain what the difference is between Pattern cutting and creation and commercially made patterns. Plus we give […]

Hand Sewing Mini-Me Dolls »

Hand sewing is such a great skill to learn and with these adorable and very cute mini-me dolls children will really want to have a go of hand sew. This workshop is from age 6+ with all ages above able to take part but please note ages 6 & 7 years old will need to […]

Hemlines »

Practically every garment you are going to sew will need some kind of hemline, and there are so many options and ways to achieve them. Many of these will depend on the type of fabric you are sewing and sometimes the type of garment structure or look you want to achieve. For example a knit […]

Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting »

Have you discovered the joy of cutting up perfectly good fabric and then sewing it together again? Well here is a great introduction to make a patchwork cushion and learn the essentials of patchwork and quilting. In this workshop you will be guided throughout and leave armed with many hints and tips to set you […]

Kids Sewing Classes Easter »

Kids MANSION Monday 8th April 10 – 12.30pm SEWING DRIVING LICENCE 8 years + £35 Monday 8th April 2 – 4.30PM HOT CROSS PATCHWORK – Next steps sewing for kids 8 years + £20 Norwood LIBRARY HUB Tuesday 9th April 10 – 12.30pm SEWING DRIVING LICENCE 8 years + £35 Tuesday 9th April 1.30 – […]

Kids Stitch Club »

Classes run on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays after school and they work on a range of sewing and textile projects over their term some of these involve creating for example a piece of textile that can then be made up into an item, the classes are between 8-10 children who all have one universal […]

Make your own Roman Blinds »

Learn how to make your own professional Roman blinds. We will show you how to make a small lined sample blind where you will learn all the skills and techniques necessary to measure and make your own custom Roman Blinds at home. Basic sewing skills are required; you need to know how to thread up […]

Pattern Cutting & Creation – Improvers »

This is a follow on class if you have completed our Parts 1 and 2 Pattern cutting for beginners, or have the equivalent experience you must have your three basic blocks – skirt/bodice and sleeve to enrol on this course. We ask that you have a good basic knowledge of making and construction garments form […]

Featured Class: Pattern Cutting Weekender »

For the more adventurous and confident dressmakers comes our  pattern cutting weekender on the 11 & 12 May. You will learn flat pattern drafting from a block grading up to your size using some simple math calculations, Making a Skirt Block, bodice and (sleeve if time) You will cut and make toiles and create your final […]

Sew Stacking Fabric Storage Pots »

Spring Clean Busting Storage pots for beginner sewing bees This is a perfect follow on class if you have recently completed your Driving licence and want to get some practice sewing and combining different fabrics, we will be giving you options to use UPCYCLED fabrics from our stash and be creative with adding pockets and […]

Sewing Class – The Utility Dress »

This is a great dressmaking starter class it’s an easy tunic dress with just a few challenges for a beginner and a great start to using a paper pattern. The Dress is a perfect all weather garment once you’ve made one you will be running them up in so many different fabrics! it’s a wardrobe […]

Sewing Club for Adults »

This class is for students who have completed one of our absolute beginners courses or workshops and want to improve and start honing their sewing skills. We vary projects each term incorporating some of our masterclass sessions from industry guest teachers and featured seasonal pattern choices. You can bring along your own work and projects to […]

Featured Class: Sewing Collars and Cuffs »

This is a skills based workshop aimed at students who want to start taking their dressmaking a bit more seriously. It’s the beginning of the journey towards finer dressmaking details and grasping some tailoring basics. Once you have made some basic items and you have reasonable confidence on your machine you will be keen to […]

Teens Sewing »

Just the best class to get your KEEN TEEN into or improving SEWING SKILLS! Mostly sewing on the machine but with a little bit of hand sewing involved. We take a White shirt and REPURPOSE it, changing buttons/adding a new collar/cuffs and tweaking the shape all while advancing their sewing skills on the machine and […]

Teens Sewing Sweat Shirt Hack »

A fast-paced afternoon of pattern hacking and creating a #project runway style sweat top and we will be adding some secret elements to this to create your fashion own styled top. You need to have some sewing experience have completed a Sewing driving licence or similar and be reasonably confident using your machine ages 11 […]

The Essential Unisex Apron Sewing »

 A perfect class following the “Drivers Licence” Workshop or Absolute Beginners one day class. The Essential Unisex Apron will take you to the next level, building your confidence and skills. Throughout the day you will build up your sewing skills and also your confidence as you learn the essentials to get you sewing confidently. By […]