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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dressmaking – Adults Sewing Club

This class is for students who have completed one of our absolute beginners courses or workshops or a similar  class elsewhere and want to improve, start honing their sewing skills and join the world of making their own clothes. It’s also suitable if you are at a good beginner or improver level and  need to […]

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 – Sew your activewear leggings

Are you ready to take your sewing skills to a new level? Do you need some incentive to get fitter? With the olympics around the corner, why not give your self the much needed gift of some active wear leggings to be proud of! It doesn’t matter if you’re a gym bunny, yogi, or you […]

Juliet Uzor -Statement Sleeves

Are you fed up of making the same commercial sewing patterns as every one else? Are you ready to personalise your sewing patterns and give your outfits a new look?  Then join Great British Sewing Bee Queen, Juliet, on this exciting masterclass where she will be spilling all her statement sleeve making secrets on this […]

Beginners Hoop Embroidery for Kids

Embroidery can be one of the most satisfying and also calming crafts,  it can be done pretty much anywhere so this is a great skill to learn for when you are traveling or simply hanging around waiting for someone! No idle hands in this class, we teach a free style approach to using some basic stitches […]

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 […]

Kids Sewing – Your First Skirt 

This is all about project ‘getting ready’ for those lighter brighter day, 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 re-purposed fabrics into your skirt or add some very on trend decorations. All ready […]

Crochet for beginners

 The Granny Square This workshop is for anyone who has completed a basic class and has learnt how to cast on up to treble stitch. We will do a short re-cap on the basics but we do prefer that you have attended a beginners taster class or similar. Granny squares are a great project to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]