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Are you open for business with the current Covid 19 restrictions?
All students are distanced at 2m in their own zone, no tools are shared & the studio is deep cleaned after every class/booking. The studio is naturally ventilated. Masks should be worn if close contact is required, your tutor will wear a visor. We request that you use hand gel on entering the premises. A copy of our full guidelines is given on booking.10.08.2020.
Which classes do you offer?
We offer a range or sewing and crafting classes including sewing, upholstery, embroidery, papercraft and quilting.To see the full list of classes we offer (click here)
Do you offer classes for beginners?
Yes!Our Thursday night sewing class is for beginners, although all our other sewing classes are mixed ability so you would be welcome. Our other crafting classes are also suitable for beginners; upholstery, embroidery, papercraft and quilting.To see our full list of the classes we offer (click here)
Do you offer classes for people with sewing and crafting experience?
Yes, we do!(click here) to view our full list of the classes we offer including sewing, upholstery, embroidery, papercraft and quilting.
Where can I find a list of all your classes?
You can find a full list of classes here (click here)
Do you only offer sewing classes?
No not at all! (click here) to view our full range of classes from sewing to upholstery, patchwork , papercraft and embroidery.
Do you offer weekend classes?
Yes, we do! Sewing, Papercraft, Upholstery and quilting take place on the weekend.(click here to view a list of all our classes)
What time are your classes?
We have a range of classes available in the daytime,in the evening and on the weekend.(click here) to view a full course listing.
Do you offer private 1:1 sewing tuition?
Leonie and Becky teach 1:1 sewing on a Tuesday morning, Friday evening or on a weekend by appointment. Tuition takes place at The Sewing Shed (click here to enquire)
I am a beginner sewer, which class is best for me?
We now offer a Beginners Sewing class on a Thursday evening. (click here to find out more).
I’ve made clothes before, but they never fit and I’m not happy with the finish. Will you be able to help?
Leonie and Becky can share with you their expert dressmaking knowledge to improve your fit and to gain a professional finish. We can help by advising which patterns to use to suit your figure as we keep up to date with all the latest artisan pattern makers.