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Online 3D Face covering workshop


  • Online 3D Face covering workshop 19th Jan
    January 19, 2022
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Online 3D Face covering workshop 20th Jan
    January 20, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

During this one hour online session, you will learn how to make a 3D face covering, which is easy to make and comfortable to wear. You can choose to sew along with me at the same time or the session will be recorded so that you can refer back to it at your leisure. If (more…)

Thursday Night Sewing Club


  • Thursday night sewing club 20th Jan
    January 20, 2022
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday night sewing club 3rd Feb
    March 3, 2022
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday night sewing club 17th Feb
    February 17, 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…)

Bodice & Sleeve Block Fitting Workshop


  • Bodice & Sleeve Block Fitting Workshop Jan
    January 22, 2022 - January 23, 2022
    10:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Bodice & Sleeve Block Fitting Workshop Mar
    March 26, 2022 - March 27, 2022
    10:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Bodice & Sleeve Block Fitting Workshop May
    May 14, 2022 - May 15, 2022
    10:30 am - 5:30 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…)

Sewing Machine 101


  • Sewing Machine 101 29th Jan
    January 29, 2022
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Sewing Machine 101 24th Feb
    February 24, 2022 - February 25, 2022
    6:00 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…)

How to read a sewing pattern workshop


  • How to read a sewing pattern workshop 4th Feb
    February 4, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • How to read a sewing pattern workshop 19th Mar
    March 19, 2022
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • How to read a sewing pattern workshop 5th Mar
    March 5, 2022 - March 6, 2022
    2:00 pm

In this 3 hour beginners class, you will learn how to uncrack the code of sewing patterns! We will take you step by step through: Taking your measurements and finding your size How to grade between sizes How to lengthen/shorten pattern pieces Identifying which pattern pieces to cut and how to cut them How to (more…)

February Open Day


  • February 5, 2022
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This year, we will be holding monthly open days on the first Saturday of each month. These events are a chance to really build on the wonderfully creative community that we have in Bristol, learn more about fabric and sewing and meet new friends! Our second open day of the year will be held on (more…)

Trouser Block Fitting Workshop


  • Trouser Block Fitting Workshop Feb
    February 19, 2022 - April 24, 2022
    10:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Trouser Block Fitting Workshop Apr
    April 23, 2022
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

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…)