“…a remarkable workshop – passionate about design and dressmaking.” GUARDIAN We are a non-profit making community interest company offering hands-on fun with fashion and design for everyone from old & young. We teach great creative skills: adults and kids sewing, dressmaking, clothes and accessory making, fashion design and...
Look at our fantastically spacious and purpose designed studio! All of our classes are held at our purpose built premises, our wonderful ‘Sewing & Design Suite’. It’s bursting with a rainbow of colour, fabric, ribbon, thread… you name it! Perfect place to unleash your inspiration or to get inspired! We have all the facilities you need to...
Design & Make! Whether you are a budding fashionista or craft mad we have a great variety of classes running during term time and holidays as well as parties and private tuition. All kids sewing classes are from 8-18yrs with a smaller number of places for ‘Tiny Hands’ 6-8yrs. ALL OF OUR SEWING CLASSES ARE SUITABLE FOR DUKE OF EDINBURGH...
BIGGER HANDS can do it too! Our very popular adult sewing and dressmaking courses offer maximum flexibility: a ‘Wardrobe Overhaul’, dressmaking, home accessories – the choice remains wide open to you! We have a range of patterns and samples for all abilities to get you started. We teach all levels of adults too, from beginners to...
The ‘Out of the Box’ way to socialise!! The perfect alternative to your regular dinner and a drink – how about catching up with an old friend over a sewing machine and hand-made wonders? A ‘Creative Heaven’: check out our regular themed workshops from ‘Beautiful Cushions’ to ‘Learning to use the sewing machine & easy alterations’,...
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Bursary Places Available for Summer 17 Term
Fantastic Opportunity! Up to 50% off the term fee!
If your child is on free school meals you are eligible, call or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss with us.
Thank you for the support shown to our work with disadvantaged kids and refugees!
With the amount raised during the crowd funding campaign, this summer, we aim to support an additional 30 children on bursaries and can expand our refugee class.
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Now enrolling for the summer 2017 term KIDS AND TEENS after-school and Saturday classes and ADULT day-time and evening classes…..
Do you want to trial our classes before committing to a whole term? Come for a drop-in first !!
May half term and summer holiday courses are available to book!
Call or email us to check latest availability !
Bandana Hands on Designer Workshop
Sat 29th 12-2pm
Adults and kids welcome!
So finding your perfect clutch for all you summer gigs is tricky .. but we have the perfect little bag for all your summer outings . Small enough to remember yet big enough to fit all you need in . Our hand crafted cacti inspired clutch is made using a technique called appliqué . Inspired by Lizzie Fortuna
Whether inspired by pin up beauties, 1960′s movie stars, ethnic cultures, fashion shows -bandanas are so hot right now! They are fashion must – have for the summer.
Whether you are going to vacation, spending the day at the beach or you just having a bad hair day and want to hide it, you can not go wrong with this week’s workshop. There is something so chic about a pretty head scarf in the summer. They have the ability to transform an ordinary outfit!
Get your heads up for the summer. We love this designers silk bandannas http://www.forzieri.com/bandanas/laura-biagiotti/lx050216-001-00