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 […]

Peckish Summer Tasters

Springing into summer we will be joining forces with Beckenham Place Mansion for their weekly Peckish Street Food Market, alfresco drinks, beautiful views all summer long and the finest DJs and bands in town. The sewing school will be offering a series of TASTER CLASSES on Friday evenings.   Enjoy sewing with friends and family then hang out afterwards for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Craft Culture Club

Sewing and craft projects delivered to your door in a lovely box, great for giving you that sewing fix or for some crafty mindfulness. Register your interest   Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

Tea Towel Peg Bag – Free Pattern

How to make your own quick and easy PEG BAG This week’s free pattern is a thrifty way to upcycle a tea towel to a stylish peg bag. Download the pattern and instructions here Tea-Towel-Peg-Bag Share your creations with us on Instagram, we always love to see your sew-creations.

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 […]