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, […]

Absolute Beginners Knitting

On this course you will learn how to do Knit & Purl stitches so you will feel confident to work from a commercial knitting pattern with the support from your teacher to knit your first garment. Confident beginners can choose a more complex pattern that will be provided by you teacher. Skill Level: Beginner What […]

Sew a skirt in a day for Beginner Dressmakers

This is the perfect Kick-Starter into dressmaking for beginner dressmakers and a great class for anyone just starting out to sew. You must have completed one of our Learn to sew workshops or courses (or equivalent) In this Workshop we take a Really Basic Skirt Pattern and adapt it to your personal fit. Using a […]

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 […]

Learn to Crochet Taster

Description: Beginners will learn the basics stitches of crochet, along with a variety of textured techniques, and finishing techniques. This course will give you everything you require to complete a project and give you the skills to embark on your own venture! Level • Absolute Beginner • Beginner What you learn: • Wool types, Wool weights, […]

Positive Vision Board Creative Workshop for Kids & Teens

Great Days Only are a positive development movement helping kids fulfil their dreams through a creative umbrella of different products and services including vision board workshops to personal development and mentoring. Our vision board workshops aim at bringing out your child’s inner artist or designer by creating a  vision board. The mood board  is a […]

Learn to Sew a Classic Wrap Skirt

Perfect for the Summer make it short midi or long you decide. We provide all the equipment and patterns. This is a fantastic next steps class for all beginners who have completed a taster course or class, and is a stunning wardrobe staple, who doesn’t need a wrap skirt in their wardrobe. Join our expert teachers and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sewing Machine Driving Licence for Kids

A fun and really original one-off class, it does not matter if you do not have a machine (Yet!) this is aimed to get you Right on track and you will leave wanting to sew SEW much, boys girls all love this class! In our 2.5 hour class we: Explain all the basic bits of […]

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 […]

Sewing with jersey and stretch fabrics – Coco Dress

Make this beautiful classic dress which will become a wardrobe staple, from work wear to casual and evening wear. Using the Sewing Bees very own ‘Tilly & the Buttons’ Coco pattern, we guide you through the rights and wrongs of sewing with jersey and stretchy fabrics. Skill Level  An excellent class if you are looking […]

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 […]