Weekly sewing & dressmaking classes for all levels in Brighton - Hove - Sussex



This is a 2.5 hour weekly 'sew whatever you want' general sewing and dressmaking classes with Sew In Brighton sewing school. Central Hove classroom on Church Road. Monday Evenings: 6:30pm-9:00pm Tuesday Mornings: 10am-12:30pm Wednesday Mornings: 10am-12:30pm Thursday Evenings: 7pm-9:30pm Plus two weekend classes per month 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 these 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

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.


2½ hours (flexible times to suit)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Stag dos
  • Public transport
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
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The Sewing Lounge, 18 Kingsway House, 134-140 Church Rd, Hove, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2DL