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Sewing courses, workshops and classes taught all across the UK. Sewing is the age old process of using needles and thread to create stitches and seams. Learn how to sew (or just how to use your sewing machine!) to create beautifully tailored made-to-measure garments and home furnishings. Fans of the Great British Sewing Bee are in the right place!
Millinery workshop: vintage style button hat
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Millinery workshop: vintage style button hat
Worcestershire - Next course on 21st August 2019
£80
Come and learn how to create your own vintage style button hat on this one day millinery course. Workshop details: This workshop will show you how to ‘block’ the fabric over the button hat block, how to wire the edge and how to trim the edge with Petersham ribbon. Hat elastic will be added so that it can be worn securely. The hat will have a lining inside which can be complementary or why not go for something striking underneath! Suitability/previous experience: This workshop is suitable for everyone but please...
Stitched & decorated creations - Kids sewing workshop
Gold AWARD
Stitched & decorated creations - Kids sewing workshop
Northamptonshire - Next course on 21st August 2019
£10
During the summer holidays myself & Stitch and Make Studios are running a series of creative sewing workshops for kids at The Old Dairy Farm Craft Centre, Upper Stowe, Northamptonshire. There are 4 dates available with morning and afternoon sessions. £10 per child for 2 hours. Parents/grandparents/guardians are welcome to join in. Alternatively, leave your kids with us while you go and enjoy a cuppa or a bite to eat in the onsite cafe or browse the other retail and craft outlets at the Centre and we will teach them...
Make your very own Tote bag
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Make your very own Tote bag
Greater London - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£155
Our Leather Craft Workshop days are designed to be all about you…. getting hands on and making your very own classic Tote bag from a selection of our premium grade leathers. For our Tote bag workshop we're also adding a growing colour range of suede leathers in a good weight so your bag can remain unlined so you get a great look and feel on the inside and out. On our workshops we don't operate with pre-cut bag templates, but we do have suggested largest sizes for each style of...
Make a soft leather handbag in a choice of colours, fully lined.
Bronze AWARD
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Make a soft leather handbag in a choice of colours, fully lined.
Shropshire - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£60
Join me to make a soft leather bag in a choice of colours - choose your colour when you book. The bags are fully lined with an interior pocket. Your tutor is Lizzie. Lizzie has been making soft leather handbags and travel bags for many years and will enjoy teaching new skills to you. We will make a different bag at each of these workshops. Please see my website for which bag we will make on which date.
Make a dress in a day!
Make a dress in a day!
Greater London - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£59
Creative types and fashion aficionados can extend their thread of knowledge with a day of dressmaking in groups of up to ten. This six-hour class offers tuition in techniques for constructing a dress using a commercial pattern, as well as sewing darts, using an overlocker, inserting an invisible zip and sewing facings. All fabrics and zips are included, just bring yourselves! (....and maybe a packed lunch, or there are cafes and Sainsbury's nearby) Workshop breakdown: Morning session: (Practical) Intro to the sewing machine – threading Identifying and rectifying sewing problems...
Roman Blind Making at Stiwdio 3
Gold AWARD
Roman Blind Making at Stiwdio 3
Ceredigion - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£135
On this two day workshop with Deborah Roberts you will create some beautiful Roman blinds to fit your window perfectly. Roman blinds are a fabulous solution to furnishing the windows of any room. It is easy to be put off from having a go at making your own Roman blinds because there seem to be a few complicated steps involved. But once Deborah has given you a method of how to work out the finished pleat depth for a given depth of window, and taken you through the necessary steps...
Millinery workshop: make a hat millinery weekend
Gold AWARD
(2)
Millinery workshop: make a hat millinery weekend
Worcestershire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£180
Workshop details: Create your own felt trilby or fedora style hat on this two day millinery course with Kerry Kernan Millinery. Alternatively, if you have a large style sinamay hat in mind, this weekend can also be used for that. You could decorate your new hat with a variety of trimmings after the workshop or why not book onto one of my other millinery workshops to create your own special embellishment? This hat making workshop will show you how to block the hat, stiffen the fabric, how to wire the...
Flower making workshop
Flower making workshop
Dorset - Next course on 24th August 2019
£85
An exciting one day flower making workshop. This workshop will introduce to the wonderful art of making your own fabric flowers. Time: 10am - 4pm (1/2 hour for lunch). All materials will be provided by the tutor. But please feel free to bring along any fabrics you may already have or that you would like to use. To book - please contact me using the link above.
Make a quilted and lined zipped pouch in an afternoon
Make a quilted and lined zipped pouch in an afternoon
Merseyside - Next course on 24th August 2019
£35
This workshop will introduce you to layering and quilting fabrics (skills which can be used for cushion and quilt making) to then make into a zipped flat pouch. Don’t be fearful of those zips!! This workshop is suitable for anyone who can use a sewing machine. You will need to bring your own sewing machine and some basic sewing items (requirements list will be provided) All fabrics, linings ,waddings and zips will be supplied. (You can of course bring your own if you want to use certain patterns or colours)
Understanding the pattern - getting started
Bronze AWARD
Understanding the pattern - getting started
Worcestershire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£50
Classes for beginners - all the things you need to know before you sew! This workshop covers all the things no-one tells you, to ensure a happy outcome to your sewing project! We cover everything to get you started: tips on how to choose the right pattern for your shape, what to look for in a fabric, decoding the instruction sheet and pattern pieces - what all the symbols and terminology means, through to laying up the pattern pieces on your fabric. The class is a mixture of theory, demonstrations...

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