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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

Keep Safe – Keep Stitching!

Tuning into this weeks BLOG from one of our lovely teachers Tracy O’Dwyer stay at home Craft sanctuary … For those of you who don’t know me I am Tracy O’Dwyer and I have been involved with Jane’s wonderful Sewing School for about 18 months now having first met Jane and fallen in love with […]

Sew Chic!

Sewing Chicks, Chocolate and Great British Sewing Bee Hi everyone Easter is over.. chocolate is eaten and the countdown starts for the best event of the year ! Hello out there its Jane sitting behind my sewing machine this week, how did you survive Easter, are the kids still sneaking the chocolate under the bedcovers […]