Welcome

Welcome

“…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 illustration, pattern cutting, crafts, mosaic making etc for...

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Our Studio

Our Studio

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 work with fabrics, patterns, sewing machines, lots of...

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Kids & Teens Sewing

Kids & Teens Sewing

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 AWARDS!

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Adults Sewing

Adults Sewing

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 technically advanced and men’s tailoring. We provide all the...

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One-off Workshops & Events

One-off Workshops & Events

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’, ‘Present Making’ etc. there is something for everyone!...

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