Classes take place at 13 Thorpe Crescent, E17 5BY in my purpose built studio. Feel free to contact me on for more info.

I will need at least two students to run a class. If there aren't enough students I will contact you in good time to let you know and you can either move your booking to a new date or get a full refund.

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April, 2018
21 Sat 10:30am - 3:30pm Sewing for absolute beginners
4pm - 6pm private class for Chrysa
22 Sun 10:30am - 3:30pm Applique & free motion workshop
28 Sat 10:30am - 3:30pm Funky cushions!
29 Sun 10:30am - 1pm Make do & mend
1:15pm - 3:45pm Make do & mend
2 Wed 10am - 12pm Private class for Aida
7pm - 9:30pm Sociable Sewing
5 Sat Course: 3 dates Introduction to dress making
6 Sun 10:30am - 3:30pm Sewing for absolute beginners
18 Fri 6pm - 8:30pm Sociable Sewing
25 Fri 9:45am - 2:45pm Sewing for absolute beginners
2 Sat 10am - 1pm Introduction to e17 fabric shops!
3 Sun 10:30am - 3:30pm Don't fear the zipper - make a funky pouch
7 Thu Course: 2 dates Sewing for absolute beginners - evening course
16 Sat 10:30am - 4pm Patchwork quilting workshop
17 Sun 10:30am - 3:30pm Sewing for absolute beginners
30 Sat 10:30am - 3pm Make your own knickers!
1 Sun 10:30am - 3:30pm Funky cushions!
2 Sun Course: 3 dates Introduction to dress making
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Sewing for absolute beginners

Saturday, 21 April, 2018   10:30am - 3:30pm
13 Thorpe Crescent E17 5BY London
Fully booked


This is a beginners class for those who have never touched a machine before, or not for a long time. Or for those who are self taught but do not actually have much knowledge of how the machine works.

You will learn all about tension, stitches, threading up, what threads to use, how to wind bobbins, how to measure and cut fabric, all about seam allowances and making sharp corners as well as lots of hints and tip along the way. Most students come out of this class with a huge grin on their... [Read more]

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