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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…)

Thursday Night Sewing Club


  • 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…)

Betwixtmas sewing club


  • Betwixtmas sewing club 28th Dec
    December 28, 2022
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Betwixtmas sewing club 29th Dec
    December 29, 2022
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Betwixtmas sewing club 30th Dec
    December 30, 2022
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm

If you are on your own, or want to escape the house this Betwixtmas (that awkward bit between Christmas and New Year where no one knows what day it is or what meal is next!), join us for an informal day of sewing, tea and chat in our sewcial sewing club. Bring your own project (more…)

4 week introduction to sewing (Skills Builder)


  • 4 week intro to sewing
    January 9, 2023 - January 30, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Want to learn to sew but don’t know your seam ripper from your stay tape? Join us on our 4 week introduction to sewing where you will learn to make a simple tote with a zip closure and a buttoned pocket. On this skills based course we will walk you through the basics of sewing (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…)