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Sewing Machine 101


  • Sewing 101
    November 26, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

In this 3 hour introduction to Sewing Machines class, you will learn the following: How to thread a sewing machine Basic machine safety The different parts of a sewing machine How to use different stitches How to make an envelope cushion cover You will need to bring: A piece of light to medium weight fabric (more…)

Thursday Night Sewing Club


  • Sewing club 1 Dec
    December 1, 2022
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Sewing club 15 Dec
    December 15, 2022
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening of sewing, tea and chat in our Thursday sewcial sewing club. Running fortnightly on the First and Third Thursdays of each month from 6:00 – 8:00pm. Bring your own project to work on and get help and advice from our friendly and experienced sewing tutors. You are welcome to use (more…)

Christmas jumper in a day workshop


  • Christmas jumper in a day workshop
    December 4, 2022
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for some festive fun to create your own personalised Christmas jumper in a day! We’ll cover: How to sew with sweatshirting How to use cuffing Fit and construction advice from our resident experts Design tips to embellish your jumper How to use a Cricut machine to cut out and apply iron on vinyl (more…)

Bodice & Sleeve Block Fitting Workshop


  • Bodice & Sleeve Block Fitting Workshop Dec
    December 11, 2022 - December 18, 2022
    10:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Bodice & Sleeve Block Fitting Workshop Feb
    February 25, 2023 - February 26, 2023
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Create a perfectly fitting bodice block with sleeve in this weekend workshop. We’ll cover: How to take measurements accurately Drafting techniques for the bodice & sleeve block How to create mock ups (toiles) of both bodice and sleeve for fitting and with expert guidance, you’ll carry out adjustments to the blocks so they they fit you (more…)

Dressmaker 101: make a Stevie tunic dress


  • Sew a Stevie Dress
    January 15, 2023
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Want to take the next step into dressmaking but don’t know where to begin? Learn from Like Sew Amazing how to make an easy tunic dress – perfect for beginners! Ever since bursting onto the British sewing scene, Tilly & The Buttons has become a dressmaker’s favourite. Their Stevie Tunic is satisfyingly quick and easy (more…)

Trouser Block Fitting Workshop


  • Trouser Block Fitting Workshop Jan
    January 21, 2023 - January 22, 2023
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Create a perfectly fitting trouser block in this weekend workshop. We’ll cover: How to take measurements accurately Trouser block drafting techniques How to create mock ups (toiles) of the trousers for fitting Common trouser fitting issues & how to fix them and with expert guidance you’ll carry out adjustments to the blocks so they they (more…)

Draft Your Perfect Jeans


  • Draft Your Perfect Jeans Mar 23
    March 11, 2023 - March 12, 2023
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Draft your perfect jeans – block, pattern and fit weekender! By popular demand, jeans are here! Over the course of the weekend you will learn how to turn your trouser block into some seriously smoking jeans, with the help of resident fit obsessive Serefina: aka Fina Makes. You will adapt your trouser block into a (more…)

The Jumpsuit Weekender


  • The Jumpsuit Weekender April 23
    April 15, 2023 - April 16, 2023
    10:30 am - 5:30 pm

Hands up who likes jumpsuits? Ok if you didn’t put your hand up because jumpsuits are the Devil’s work and never fit you…. Think again!!! Enter: The Jumpsuit Weekender, with resident fit-spert Fina Makes. Over the course of the weekend, you’ll choose a jumpsuit pattern from the ones in store (Paper Theory Zadie, Closet Core (more…)