Could 2023 be the year you finally learn some essential sewing survival skills? Keen to reduce your carbon footprint by learning how to mend your clothes, instead of just adding them to landfill? Are you one of those people who always has to beg favours from a friend or relative when a button falls off your shirt, the hem of your trousers comes unravelled or holes appear in your jumpers? If you are – or know someone like this – help is at hand! In our fun and informal workshop, led by professional milliner and seamstress Bee Smith, we’ll teach you how to sew various types of buttons onto clothes, fix torn hems and tears in cotton, hem skirts and trousers using both stitching and Bonda web and also darn holes in jumpers and socks. If you’ve any clothes lying around that need some TLC, why not bring them along and let us help you to mend them during the class? All materials and use of tools are included, together with drinks. “Thank you. I loved this!” “Really lovely evening. Learnt some useful skills and relaxed at the same time.”

What's included in the price?

All materials and drinks.


2 hours (7:15pm to 9:15pm)

Cancellation policy

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



Handmade Workshops Ltd

with Craft Courses since 2018

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Handmade Workshops was set up by two enthusiastic crafters to bring affordable and accessible workshops to people of all abilities. Always friendly, fun and welcoming.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Hen dos
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Evenings
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The Spring Grove, 13 Bloomfield Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2SF