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Weekly Sewing & Dressmaking Classes for all levels in Brighton - Hove - Sussex

Duration: 2.5 hr classes

Price: £20.50

Book with: Kat Neeser
at Sew in Brighton

The Sewing Lounge, 18 Kingsway House
134-140 Church Rd
Hove, Brighton & Hove
East Sussex

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About the Course

Weekly 'sew whatever you want' Stitch classes with Sew In Brighton sewing school. Central Hove classroom on Church Road.

Weekly mornings:
Tues and Thurs 10am-12.30pm
Friday 11-1.30pm
Weekly evenings:
Mon, Wed & Thurs 7-9.30pm
Most weekends Sat or Sun - see website for exact dates and times

Block book to save money, then choose your own dates, not necessarily consecutive.
Get expert support on your choice of sewing project; cover the content of most other courses; maximum 5 students per class.
In Stitch Classes you can, for example:
- Make clothes from commercial patterns including learning to fit and adjust to your individual body shape (5+ classes)
- Alter shop bought patterns for a perfect fit (1+ classes)
- Make soft furnishings and any other sewing projects (1+ classes)
- Alter, customise and mend your clothes ( 1+ classes)
- Replicate a simple garment (email us a picture in advance )
- Dress making from bought patterns or clothes you own

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Weekly classes (choose which dates to attend) for absolute beginners, improvers and experienced level stitches

We provide or bring if you have them: sewing machines, scissors, pins, chalk and tape measures. Students also have access to our overlockers.
Pattern paper, some fabrics, pins, rulers and magnetic pin cushions are available to buy in class.

Complementary tea, herb tea, coffee and cordial available

If you are making clothes bring your pattern, fabric and notions (zips, buttons etc).
For making other items bring whatever you need to complete your project. We have a project ideas page with a list of what to bring for making each item, or email us to ask advice

Fabric prep - wash your fabric first and iron it on the wrong side. Hand wash pieces of cord or denim and dry naturally as fabric can crease permanently.

Want to review this course?

I signed myself up for the Beginners course as I've always wanted to get back in to sewing and making my own clothes. The teachers were great, friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is really calming and relaxing and the venue had everything I need to start me off. Will definitely be going back for more sessions! :)

- - #4134

I loved the classes - teacher Laura was very positive, patient and lighthearted. The venue is nice and bright - well organised and felt homely. I was really pleased with the bag I made and have already used the downloadable instructions to make another one at home! Although you don't need a machine in the classes, I used their ones.
I really recommend these classes - excellent school. Looking forward to coming to the making Clothes from Patterns course next!

- - #4133

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Child friendly
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos

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