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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Christmas

Pom Pom Christmas Wreath »

A fun workshop making Pom Pom wreath. Using a multi pompom maker you will be shown how to make multiple pompoms to attach decoratively to a copper ring. You will also be shown a simple macrame knot to hang the wreath from. Yarns will be provided, but please bring your own if you have particular […]

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 […]

Pom Pom Christmas Wreath »

A fun workshop making Pom Pom wreath. Using a multi pompom maker you will be shown how to make multiple pompoms to attach decoratively to a copper ring. You will also be shown a simple macrame knot to hang the wreath from. Yarns will be provided, but please bring your own if you have particular […]

Easter

Half Term

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 […]

Kids Sewing

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 […]

Learn to sew a Cross Body Bag »

We are excited to launch our re-designed messenger bag, meet the Cross body bag which we have been working on to improve. This is a great make for anyone with a little bit of sewing machine experience, and ready to make something a little bit more complicated. The Cross body bag is fully lined with […]

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 […]

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 […]

Featured Class: Knitting Taster »

This course is for beginners and improvers and is designed to give you an introduction to the skills of hand knitting. Beginners will explore knitting through learning basic principles, creating knitted samples, and will be looking at colour, texture, shaping and pattern. You will also learn about a variety of yarns. Level  Absolute Beginner • […]

Pom Pom Christmas Wreath »

A fun workshop making Pom Pom wreath. Using a multi pompom maker you will be shown how to make multiple pompoms to attach decoratively to a copper ring. You will also be shown a simple macrame knot to hang the wreath from. Yarns will be provided, but please bring your own if you have particular […]

Macrame

Chunky and Copper Macramé Plant Hanger »

This workshop is designed for Beginners. A fun & contemporary plant hanger using recycled cotton cord & copper trim, that will teach you 3 basic knots: twisted half, square and wrap knots. Using your colour choice of 9mm braided recycled cotton yarn & copper beads you will be shown how to create a unique & […]

Featured Class: Macramé market bag workshop »

With the popularity of Macramé bags, we thought we would add a beautiful Macramé Market bag to our workshop range, that is not only practical but bang on trend! Macramé is such a mindful craft & is very therapeutic. So, you will feel a real sense of achievement that in one session you have created […]

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 […]

Peckish

Featured Class: Peckish Sewing Tasters »

Friday 18 June 6pm-9pm Sewing Machine Taster – Adults £30 SPECIAL OFFER usually £40 use code PeckishJuneSEW for £10 OFF Get into sewing with our express taster session learn how to use a sewing machine, make and take home a utility bag. Friday 9th July 4pm-6:30pm  Kids Sewing Machine Driving Licence offer use code PECKISHkidsSEW Kids get qualified to learn how to use a sewing […]

Peckish Summer Tasters

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 […]

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 Cross Body Bag »

We are excited to launch our re-designed messenger bag, meet the Cross body bag which we have been working on to improve. This is a great make for anyone with a little bit of sewing machine experience, and ready to make something a little bit more complicated. The Cross body bag is fully lined with […]

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 […]

Featured Class: Peckish Sewing Tasters »

Friday 18 June 6pm-9pm Sewing Machine Taster – Adults £30 SPECIAL OFFER usually £40 use code PeckishJuneSEW for £10 OFF Get into sewing with our express taster session learn how to use a sewing machine, make and take home a utility bag. Friday 9th July 4pm-6:30pm  Kids Sewing Machine Driving Licence offer use code PECKISHkidsSEW Kids get qualified to learn how to use a sewing […]

Pom Pom Christmas Wreath »

A fun workshop making Pom Pom wreath. Using a multi pompom maker you will be shown how to make multiple pompoms to attach decoratively to a copper ring. You will also be shown a simple macrame knot to hang the wreath from. Yarns will be provided, but please bring your own if you have particular […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Learn to sew a Cross Body Bag »

We are excited to launch our re-designed messenger bag, meet the Cross body bag which we have been working on to improve. This is a great make for anyone with a little bit of sewing machine experience, and ready to make something a little bit more complicated. The Cross body bag is fully lined with […]

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 […]
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