Our mixed ability Sewing classes give you the freedom to decide what you want to sew, safe in the knowledge that our expert tutor will be on hand to help you along the way. With small classes, a nurturing, friendly environment these classes are perfect for anyone wanting to learn or develop their sewing skills.
This is a mixed ability class and is suitable for beginners to more experienced sewers.
You decide what you want to make, some of our favourite projects have included:
One adult garment (or more if you carry on in between classes!)
Children’s garments Keepsake toys A cushion with a zip, piping and applique
Alterations to garments
Core dressmaking skills e.g. how to measure to fit your shape, read a pattern or how to achieve a shop bought finish
Machine patchwork and quilting
You will learn techniques including:
Patchwork and Quilting
Patchwork and quilting
Fabric and pattern for your sewing project A basic sewing kit including fabric scissors, pins, tape measure and matching Gutterman sewing thread. And don’t forget your packed lunch if you’re coming on a Saturday, we’ll provide the drinks!
We provide a Janome sewing machine for each student Access to two very large cutting tables and two overlockers
Becky and Leonie teach our Sewing Class
Becky teaches Wednesday and Saturdays
Leonie teaches Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Our six week course of Sewing Classes take place on:
Monday evenings 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Tuesday evening 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Wednesday 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Thursday morning 9.30am – 11.30am*
Thursday afternoon 12.30pm – 2.30pm*
Friday morning 9.30am – 11.30am*
Friday afternoon 12.30pm – 2.30pm*
The Saturday Sewing Workshops are held on the first Saturday of every month from 10am – 4pm.
*You are welcome to attend both morning and afternoon classes, just book both classes and remember your packed lunch as break for an hour in between. [Click here to view the calendar and latest course dates]
The six week sewing course costs £90 payable in advance
A Saturday sewing workshop costs £55 payable in advance
Our Sewing Classes are held at The Sewing Shed in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. [Click here to view the map and contact details]
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