Dressmaking and Beginners Sewing Classes in Beckenham

Are you ready to begin your sewing journey this Autumn? We have lots of classes and workshops to get you started.

Have you been looking for ‘sewing classes near me’ then look no further. We have a great selection all taught in our dedicated Sewing Room in The Mansion, Beckenham Place Park.

Once you have completed an absolute beginners workshop or class move on to the dressmaking class, The Cuff Top – where you will make the stylish garment in the fabric of your choice. More experienced sewers can join a dressmaking club.

Absolute Beginners Learn to Sew Course – 3 weeks

Thursday 7 September – 21 September 10am-1.30pm

Monday 11 September – 9 October


Wednesday 13th September 11th October 7 – 9pm

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.

Absolute Beginners One Day Sewing Workshop

Sunday 24 September 10am-4pm


This one day quick start workshop is designed for those with little or no experience of sewing on a Machine.

Beginners in the true sense we start at ground zero, by teaching how to thread and use a sewing machine to explain the basic parts and functions.

The Cuff Top

Sunday 10 September



We are so happy to be featuring this fantastic pattern as a special edition featured class and a series called the Beginners Wardrobe Perfect for beginners who have just started to experience the delights and satisfaction of sewing and creating for themselves using a machine and who want to start making their own clothes.

Dressmaking – Adult’s Sewing Club

Wednesday 6 September 10:30 – 13:30

Thursday 7 September 7-9pm

Saturday 9 September 9am-12noon

This class is for students who have made a few items and have gained good basic experience and are wanting to master skills in dressmaking.

It is suitable if you are at a good beginner or improver level and need to improve and advance your techniques.

Cost: Tuesday and Wednesday Saturday daytime classes are £225 for a 6 week course/Thursday evening classes is £300 for 12 weeks. If you wish to sign up for a full year please enquire above as we can set up a monthly auto pay.