Sewing Bee Pattern Challenge

Am currently copying the Great British Sewing Bee by completing each of the pattern challenges to check out which would make good workshop subjects. So far have made the chevron … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Current workshops

Classes running most Fridays – Half day 10.00 – 1.00pm or Full Day 10.00 – 4.30pm Thursday evenings (6.30-9.30pm) and Saturdays (11.30-2.30pm) on request Contact me by phone or email to book … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

Summer top in a day

Make a summer top in a day. For keen beginners or experienced sewers, you should be able to make this top in a day’s workshop. It will be a flat out … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Level 3 Workshop – Make a ‘Susie’ blouse

Get ready for summer with this simple blouse, using Sew Over It’s pattern. Classes commence Friday, 13th May at 9.30 for a 10.00 start and finish at 1pm. Further classes … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mastering the zipped pouch

Hello fellow sewers I’ve spent hours and hours trying to get this absolutely perfect and am now happy to share it with you. Watch this space for future workshops making … Continue reading

February 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

Great fun had by all at Christmas workshops

Happy sewers made bunting, Christmas tree decorations, ribbon trees, Christmas cushions and padded coat hangers at a variety of events in London and Amersham, Buckinghamshire. Claire offered advice on machine sewing … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tote bag

Lightweight tote bag in white cotton fabric with attractive appliqué design of a bird on a branch. Handles and top edge is topstitched in contrasting black thread. Includes a useful purse/phone … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Level 2 – Make a tote bag

Level 2 Workshop You will need a basic knowledge of sewing and know how to thread a machine, sew straight lines and turn corners. This basic lightweight tote bag has … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Level 1 – Learn to sew

Make an envelope cushion cover Level 1 Workshop If you have never used a sewing machine before, this workshop is for you. As a beginner, in one 3-hour session you … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Patchwork coasters

  High quality vintage cotton fabrics make these quilted coasters perfect for a garden party. 100% quilted cotton with cotton batting. Fully reversible. Each set of four is presented tied with … Continue reading

November 29, 2015 · Leave a comment