Learn to sew in a small group with the support of a professional tutor. Suitable for total beginners, or if you're wanting to refresh and update your sewing skills. You’ll start with the basics, learning to thread up your machine and sew seams. Then improve your skills & make a useful item to take home each week: 1. Pin Cushion 2. Drawstring Bag 3. Tote Bag 4. Zip purse 5. Bunting Daytime or evening 5 weeks, 2hrs/ week, other times or individual tuition on request. Borrow a sewing machine for an additional fee

What's included in the price?

Tuition fee included, plus downloadable handouts for each sewing project sent weekly, to help you make another item at home. Also available in the sewing studio: tutor-made samples and instructions, books and resources for reference, fabric samples, iron and ironing board, cutting rulers and set squares to borrow, plus sewing machines available to borrow for an additional small hire fee. * You need to bring: your own fabric, sewing supplies, scissors, tape measure, thread, needles, etc Email for materials list and course outline. Clothes making is also available if you're more confident with your machine. Aliss has trained in Fashion Design and Pattern Cutting, plus Banner Making, Carnival Arts and Costume making. She has a City & Guilds Tutor Qualification and has been teaching for 15 years.


2 hours (10:00am to 12:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



The Stitchery Frome

with Craft Courses since 2017

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Aliss works from a studio in the delightful, independent and creative town of Frome Somerset. She teaches sewing courses, creative workshops and heads up the annual town lantern procession!

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Limited mobility
  • Evenings
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Weekends
  • Parking provided
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Intermediate level
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The Stitchery, The Welsh Mill, Park Hill Drive, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2LE