Back to Sewing School

Hello 2022 and back to school… We are “sew” ready for you and super excited that our machine covers are coming off on Saturday 8 January starting our sewing season with our ever popular kids workshop the Sewing Machine Driving Licence followed by a Sewing Bee Party. In our first news of 2022 we feature kids sessions as […]

Looking to 2022

An insight into some of next years plans! For a long time I have wanted to do more of what I personally love hand and machine embroidery! But have resisted because the focus had been on the bread and butter of a developing business – absolute beginners machine sewing and kids of course! Now we […]

Festive Sewing

HELLO from the warmth of our sewing room in The Mansion, the heaters are back on and the scene is set as we enjoy the view from our windows of such beautiful tones of Autumn turning into Winter here in Beckenham Place Park. We hope you are all settling into the cooler season and are […]

Autumn & Festive Sewing Classes

As the clocks change on 31 October we turn to our sewing machine and needle and thread to beat the winter blues; if the changing season is keeping you inside (lockdown no more), let the cold weather inspire you to join us in our studio to make handmade winter projects and fire up the festive […]

Join our adventure a Sewing Staycation

 5 weeks of Fantastic Sewing and Creative Arts GREEN TEENS and ECO KID WARRIORS create beautiful things from our WASTE STATIONS over dyeing and printing on fabric/weaving/repurposed storage solutions/wearable art. CIRCUS CAMP – A roaring collection for all ages. Juggling bean bags, lily pond and flying frogs embroidered circus ring initials for your wall/jolly jesters. MANSION SEWING LORDS AND LADIES – Meet and make […]

How to make a bean bag frog

Order a kit for £5 or download your pattern and follow the instructions below. Alternatively email us to order your kit. If you are a keen naturalist you will most certainly know that around Spring these little hopping creatures are transforming from wee tadpoles to the delightful croaking frogs we love to see in our […]

Get your sew back on

Happy days are here again!  This Bank Holiday Monday 3 May from 10am our studio will be OPEN running at the same time is the So Last Century Vintage Fair in The Mansion please pop in and meet the team to chat all things sewing…we will showcase new products, fabrics and remnants and available our first […]

Countdown to Spring Sewing

The countdown begins…We are super excited to confirm that we will be OPEN 12 APRIL 2021…yes REALLY open for classes for all our kids and teens! We are delighted to be heading back to our beautiful sewing studio in time for the Easter break and our adults sessions will be commencing shortly after. We have […]

A warm hello and some sewing news

Hello and happy new year, I know it’s late and I can’t believe we are already in February. My last blog post and newsletter was a while ago but I make no apologies for the time-lapse because I know you all understand with the disappointment of another lockdown. NEW ONLINE SEWING SURGERIES We will be […]

Gift Vouchers

These may then be used by the recipient to book a workshop. Looking for a last minute present for a keen sewer or someone who wants to begin their sewing journey? Perfect present for someone to start a new hobby or improve their sewing skills. So Don’t Dream it, Sew it!If you would like to […]


Spooks and spiders come out to play Cats and bats are here to stay From book page art you will day of the dead heart Some stamping and stomping your own hallows t-shirts you will be a convert Creep along to see us this Kids Sewing Machine Driving Licence Age: 8yrs+ £35 Monday 26 October 10am-12:30pm Saturday […]

Sew Autumn

Great news we are beyond excited that we are now back with our termly courses at The Sewing School. We would like to thank all our customers and staff for their support and over the summer to make all the workshops safe and enjoyable. Our ‘Book with Confidence’ commitment will give you peace of mind […]

Dressmaking classes in Beckenham

Summer Sewing for adults is focused on beginners and taster classes, we look forward to welcoming everyone back to the newly refurbished studio to start or continue the sewing journey. New workshops will be added each week so keep in the loop on our social media pages. Autumn/Winter courses are available to book on our […]

Sewing Staycation

Kids Sewing this Summer We are delighted to be running a schedule for Summer 2020, all our sessions have a reduced class size of 6 for comfortable social distance. Kids Sewing Machine Driving Licence 8yrs+, £35, 10am-12:30pm Monday 3 August, Wednesday 5 August Monday 10 August Sunday 16 August Monday 24 August Kids First Skirt […]