Adult & Children’s Sewing Classes

Adults Sewing

Absolute Beginners Learn to Sew Course »

This is the perfect course to start your sewing journey, over the course 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 […]

Featured Class: Cushions & Trimmings »

Everybody loves cushions, but often not the prices of them. Here is your chance to learn everything you need to know to make them affordable and exactly to your design. You will be learning about zips/buttonholes and making your own patterns and inserting trimmings. Skill Level: Suitable for those who have some basic sewing experience […]

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 […]

Garment Repair and Restore   »

Hand sewing workshop which teaches you all the essential skills and techniques to repair garments and fabric items. We teach you how to approach the most common repair problems and undertake basic alterations which you may often pay a fortune at the dry cleaners. Hemming skirts and trousers, repairing rips and holes in fabric items, […]

Learn to Sew a Classic Wrap Skirt »

Perfect for the Summer make it short midi or long you decide. We provide all the equipment and patterns. This is a fantastic next steps class for all beginners who have completed a taster course or class, and is a stunning wardrobe staple, who doesn’t need a wrap skirt in their wardrobe. Join our expert teachers and […]

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 […]

Sew a skirt in a day for Beginner Dressmakers »

This is the perfect Kick-Starter into dressmaking for beginner dressmakers and a great class for anyone just starting out to sew. You must have completed one of our Learn to sew workshops or courses (or equivalent) In this Workshop we take a Really Basic Skirt Pattern and adapt it to your personal fit. Using a […]

Beginners

Absolute Beginners Learn to Sew Course »

This is the perfect course to start your sewing journey, over the course 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 […]

Sew a skirt in a day for Beginner Dressmakers »

This is the perfect Kick-Starter into dressmaking for beginner dressmakers and a great class for anyone just starting out to sew. You must have completed one of our Learn to sew workshops or courses (or equivalent) In this Workshop we take a Really Basic Skirt Pattern and adapt it to your personal fit. Using a […]

Crochet & Knitting

Absolute Beginners Knitting One Day Workshop »

This one day quick start course is designed for those with little or no experience of Knitting or perhaps you have tried at school or a long time ago but need a proper refresh session. We begin by talking you simply and quickly through the basic technically terms, we then get the knitting needles out […]

Easter

Chunky Knit Easter Bunny »

This is the perfect beginner workshop, but also super fun if you can already knit a bit as the project is so eggstreamly cute (we like making up new words!) Knit your cute bunny on chunky needles so its quick to make and then shape and make and stuff the bunny boy or girl ass […]

Embellishment & Applique for Teens »

This class is for Kids aged 11-14 years, with some experience under their belt sewing and using a machine. We have created this class towards mostly techniques to enable learning with some really useful skills for enhancing sewing projects. This class will give you some insight into how to make your projects look more professional […]

Featured Class: Kids Sewing – Your First Skirt  »

This is all about project ‘getting ready’ for those lighter brighter days, weekend outings/festivals/family days out or hanging out in the park with besties. This super cute very on trend skirt is sassy and stylish. You will also be able to incorporate repurposed fabrics into your skirt or embellish. Get your wardrobe summer ready with […]

Nibble the Easter Bunny Tapestry Cross Stitch »

Nibble the Easter Bunny Tapestry Cross Stitch for Kids – The Mansion Beckenham Place Park Description Tittle Nibbles the EASTER Bunny  NIBBLE is waiting to meet you in this great beginners hand sewing cross stitch  workshop. Our hand sewing expert Tracy will guide you through the technique of sewing a beautiful Tapestry needlework picture of Nibbles […]

Featured Class: Sew your first patchwork cushion »

Want to improve your skills and learn some new techniques? This is the perfect ‘next steps’ class to follow your Sewing Machine Driving Licence. This workshop is super simple and teaches you how to cut your own pattern, join fabrics and sew buttonholes.  Extending sewing skills and learning techniques that can be applied to your […]

Teens Sewing – Batwing Sweat Dress »

Easy to sew dress for all our teens age 11-14 sewing bees. If you love sewing and fashion this gives you a great addition to your skills. This garment is likely to be one of your favourite weekend outfits to relax in. We start by getting our patterns ready to size and then cutting, prep […]

Kids Sewing

Chunky Knit Easter Bunny »

This is the perfect beginner workshop, but also super fun if you can already knit a bit as the project is so eggstreamly cute (we like making up new words!) Knit your cute bunny on chunky needles so its quick to make and then shape and make and stuff the bunny boy or girl ass […]

Embellishment & Applique for Teens »

This class is for Kids aged 11-14 years, with some experience under their belt sewing and using a machine. We have created this class towards mostly techniques to enable learning with some really useful skills for enhancing sewing projects. This class will give you some insight into how to make your projects look more professional […]

Featured Class: Kids Sewing – Your First Skirt  »

This is all about project ‘getting ready’ for those lighter brighter days, weekend outings/festivals/family days out or hanging out in the park with besties. This super cute very on trend skirt is sassy and stylish. You will also be able to incorporate repurposed fabrics into your skirt or embellish. Get your wardrobe summer ready with […]

Kids Stitch Club »

Our kids after school sewing clubs ‘The Stitch Club’ are one of our most popular courses and growing every term in attendance. In these classes kids work on a range of textile sewing projects, mainly on the sewing machines but we mix it up and add in hand sewing skills and a few other sewing […]

Nibble the Easter Bunny Tapestry Cross Stitch »

Nibble the Easter Bunny Tapestry Cross Stitch for Kids – The Mansion Beckenham Place Park Description Tittle Nibbles the EASTER Bunny  NIBBLE is waiting to meet you in this great beginners hand sewing cross stitch  workshop. Our hand sewing expert Tracy will guide you through the technique of sewing a beautiful Tapestry needlework picture of Nibbles […]

Featured Class: Sew your first patchwork cushion »

Want to improve your skills and learn some new techniques? This is the perfect ‘next steps’ class to follow your Sewing Machine Driving Licence. This workshop is super simple and teaches you how to cut your own pattern, join fabrics and sew buttonholes.  Extending sewing skills and learning techniques that can be applied to your […]

Teens Sewing – Batwing Sweat Dress »

Easy to sew dress for all our teens age 11-14 sewing bees. If you love sewing and fashion this gives you a great addition to your skills. This garment is likely to be one of your favourite weekend outfits to relax in. We start by getting our patterns ready to size and then cutting, prep […]

Knitting & Crochet

Absolute Beginners Knitting »

This ONE DAY QUICK START COURSE is designed for those with little or no experience of Knitting or perhaps you have tried at school or a long time ago but need a proper refresh session. We begin by talking you simply and quickly through the basic technically terms, we then get the knitting needles out […]

Absolute Beginners Knitting One Day Workshop »

This one day quick start course is designed for those with little or no experience of Knitting or perhaps you have tried at school or a long time ago but need a proper refresh session. We begin by talking you simply and quickly through the basic technically terms, we then get the knitting needles out […]

Absolute Beginners Knitting One Day Workshop »

This one day quick start course is designed for those with little or no experience of Knitting or perhaps you have tried at school or a long time ago but need a proper refresh session. We begin by talking you simply and quickly through the basic technically terms, we then get the knitting needles out […]

Blanket Arm Knitting Workshop »

Join Cocoon&Me in our studio & learn the simple skill to create your very own throw/blanket, made from extreme chunky vegan friendly yarn from Woolly Mahoosive. Perfect for beginners & knitters alike, Paula from Cocoon&me will guide you through the simple art of arm knitting to create this beautiful homeware accessory. It is so satisfying knitting […]

Learn to Crochet Taster »

Description: Beginners will learn the basics stitches of crochet, along with a variety of textured techniques, and finishing techniques. This course will give you everything you require to complete a project and give you the skills to embark on your own venture! Level • Absolute Beginner • Beginner What you learn: • Wool types, Wool weights, […]

Macrame

Macrame Plant Hanging »

This workshop is designed for beginners, learn how to make your own bespoke macrame plant hanger. Paula from Cocoon&me will firstly show you a few basic knots and techniques. Using 5 mm recycled cotton in a choice of colours, you will then be able to design and customise your very own macrame plant hanger. A […]

Patchwork & Quilting

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 […]

Sewing

Absolute Beginners Learn to Sew Course »

This is the perfect course to start your sewing journey, over the course 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 […]

Chunky Knit Easter Bunny »

This is the perfect beginner workshop, but also super fun if you can already knit a bit as the project is so eggstreamly cute (we like making up new words!) Knit your cute bunny on chunky needles so its quick to make and then shape and make and stuff the bunny boy or girl ass […]

Featured Class: Cushions & Trimmings »

Everybody loves cushions, but often not the prices of them. Here is your chance to learn everything you need to know to make them affordable and exactly to your design. You will be learning about zips/buttonholes and making your own patterns and inserting trimmings. Skill Level: Suitable for those who have some basic sewing experience […]

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 […]

Embellishment & Applique for Teens »

This class is for Kids aged 11-14 years, with some experience under their belt sewing and using a machine. We have created this class towards mostly techniques to enable learning with some really useful skills for enhancing sewing projects. This class will give you some insight into how to make your projects look more professional […]

Garment Repair and Restore   »

Hand sewing workshop which teaches you all the essential skills and techniques to repair garments and fabric items. We teach you how to approach the most common repair problems and undertake basic alterations which you may often pay a fortune at the dry cleaners. Hemming skirts and trousers, repairing rips and holes in fabric items, […]

Featured Class: Kids Sewing – Your First Skirt  »

This is all about project ‘getting ready’ for those lighter brighter days, weekend outings/festivals/family days out or hanging out in the park with besties. This super cute very on trend skirt is sassy and stylish. You will also be able to incorporate repurposed fabrics into your skirt or embellish. Get your wardrobe summer ready with […]

Kids Stitch Club »

Our kids after school sewing clubs ‘The Stitch Club’ are one of our most popular courses and growing every term in attendance. In these classes kids work on a range of textile sewing projects, mainly on the sewing machines but we mix it up and add in hand sewing skills and a few other sewing […]

Learn to Sew a Classic Wrap Skirt »

Perfect for the Summer make it short midi or long you decide. We provide all the equipment and patterns. This is a fantastic next steps class for all beginners who have completed a taster course or class, and is a stunning wardrobe staple, who doesn’t need a wrap skirt in their wardrobe. Join our expert teachers and […]

Nibble the Easter Bunny Tapestry Cross Stitch »

Nibble the Easter Bunny Tapestry Cross Stitch for Kids – The Mansion Beckenham Place Park Description Tittle Nibbles the EASTER Bunny  NIBBLE is waiting to meet you in this great beginners hand sewing cross stitch  workshop. Our hand sewing expert Tracy will guide you through the technique of sewing a beautiful Tapestry needlework picture of Nibbles […]

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 […]

Sew a skirt in a day for Beginner Dressmakers »

This is the perfect Kick-Starter into dressmaking for beginner dressmakers and a great class for anyone just starting out to sew. You must have completed one of our Learn to sew workshops or courses (or equivalent) In this Workshop we take a Really Basic Skirt Pattern and adapt it to your personal fit. Using a […]

Featured Class: Sew your first patchwork cushion »

Want to improve your skills and learn some new techniques? This is the perfect ‘next steps’ class to follow your Sewing Machine Driving Licence. This workshop is super simple and teaches you how to cut your own pattern, join fabrics and sew buttonholes.  Extending sewing skills and learning techniques that can be applied to your […]

Teens Sewing – Batwing Sweat Dress »

Easy to sew dress for all our teens age 11-14 sewing bees. If you love sewing and fashion this gives you a great addition to your skills. This garment is likely to be one of your favourite weekend outfits to relax in. We start by getting our patterns ready to size and then cutting, prep […]

Sewing with Juliet Uzor

Juliet Uzor – a classic coat »

Are you ready to truly move your sewing skills to a whole new level? Would you like to include a me-made tailored classic coat into wardrobe? Then this detailed coat making course would be perfect for you. Join Sewing Bee queen, Juliet Uzor, on this very detailed myth-busting course as she guides you every step of the way […]

Juliet Uzor – Sewing Surgery   »

Do you have an Unfinished Sewing Project that has ended up in your UFO pile? Or do you just need a helping hand to guide you through a project? This is the session you need! Come along and complete that project with Juliet’s support.  Juliet’s Sewing Surgery will be perfect for the smallest projects like […]

Juliet-Uzor – Garment making 101 »

Have you always wanted to have a go at making wearable clothes for yourself and had no clue where to start? This is the right class for you! Juliet, the winner of the 2019 Great British Sewing Bee will be teaching you how to sew using her versatile sewing pattern to create a top which […]

Summer

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