1-2-1 sewing lesson
1-2-1 sewing lesson

This is 1 to 1 lesson tailored to your needs and level for sewing and pattern making. We advise to book at least 2 hours to ensure you have enough time to complete some project but you can book any … Read More

£35.00£270.00 Select options
1940’s Wrap Dress Sewing Pattern
1940’s Wrap Dress Sewing Pattern

A stunning, vintage-inspired woven wrap dress with a wearable contemporary feel, the 1940’s Wrap Dress is a gem from the Sew Over It archives. Stylish, sophisticated and elegant, you can wear this dressed up or down, perfect for both daytime … Read More

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Advent calendar workshop
Advent calendar workshop

Tuesday 24/11/2015 10am-1pm (Plymouth) Tuesday 24/11/2015 5.30pm-8.30pm (Plymouth) (Plymouth) Come and make your own ADVENT CALENDAR. Bring some fabrics and any embellishments you wish to use. Basic sewing knowledge is necessary for this workshop. If you need to learn basics, … Read More

£35.00 Select options
Beginners sewing workshop
Beginners sewing workshop

Wednesday 8/8/2018 (10am-1pm) Level: Beginners This workshop is great for those who never used a sewing machine or want to refresh their skills or regain confidence. This workshop is recommended to do first before doing any other workshop if you … Read More

£45.00 Select options
Betty Dress Sewing Pattern
Betty Dress Sewing Pattern

Make yourself a beautiful 1950’s inspired dress based on the style of Betty Draper! With a fitted bodice and full circle skirt, Betty is super flattering for all figures, nipping you in at the waist and flaring out to create … Read More

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Bunting making
Bunting making

Thursday 23/7/2015 10am-12pm (Plymouth) Join in for some fun bunting making to decorate your home or a party. Bunting is perfect decoration for any occasion or a gift you can make. Bring: any fabric scraps you have, any ribbons, buttons … Read More

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Christmas stockings
Christmas stockings

Wednesday 23/11/16 10am-12pm Come and make your own Christmas stockings or decorations. Bring some fabrics and any embellishments you wish to use or use the fabric we provide. Basic sewing knowledge is necessary for this workshop. Do not forget your … Read More

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Curtain making workshop
Curtain making workshop

Wednesday 10/2/2018    10am – 1pm This is a 3h workshop. You will learn how to make beautiful & professional curtains. You’ll be taught by making a small, pleated and lined sample curtain. You’ll learn all the tricks of the … Read More

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Cushion making workshop
Cushion making workshop

Wednesday 31/1/2018 10am-1pm (Plymouth) Level: Intermediate This is a 3h workshop. You’ll practice your sewing skills whilst making a piped cushion cover with the inserted zip. You can also opt for simple patchwork or applique and you can make buttoned … Read More

£60.00 Select options
Dressmaking for beginners
Dressmaking for beginners

Saturday 4/6/15 (10am-3pm) Level: Beginners/Intermediate Bring your own pattern and material and make something for yourself or someone else. In this workshop you will learn everything you need to know to start making your own clothes. You will learn about … Read More

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Eve Dress Sewing Pattern
Eve Dress Sewing Pattern

Eve is a versatile wrap dress with endless potential. With two stunning variations creating completely different looks, there’s so much fun to be had with this pattern! Whether you go boho romantic for summer garden parties or sleek and elegant for everyday, the … Read More

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Get to know a sewing machine
Get to know a sewing machine

Wednesday 27/6/2018 6pm-8pm (2 hours) Level: Complete beginners To bring: just yourself and your sewing machine if you got one Provided: refreshments This workshop is for anybody that never used a sewing machine or feels very rusty.  This is a … Read More

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Gift vouchers for workshops
Gift vouchers for workshops

All gift vouchers can be only used towards sewing workshops, sewing courses and 1-2-1 lessons. Select (or type) the amount of the nominal value you wish your gift voucher to have in the box. Please email us the name and … Read More

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Make your own
Make your own

Thursday 25/9/14 – 10am-1pm Level: Beginner / Intermediate You have sewing knowledge but don’t feel confident enough to finish your own project? Would you like to make something for yourself but find it hard to get it right on you? In … Read More

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Nimble fingers
Nimble fingers

Tuesday 31/7/18 – 10am-12pm @Ocean studios ‘Make table’   This is a two hour long workshop. We will introduce children and young people to few basic hand stitching techniques or further develop their existing  hand sewing techniques. Parents are welcome … Read More

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Roman blind making
Roman blind making

Wednesday 26/4/2017 10am-1pm Level: Intermediate This is a 3h workshop. In this workshop you will learn how to make beautiful & professional roman blinds. You’ll be taught by making a small version of a Roman blind. You’ll learn all the … Read More

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sewing for teens
sewing for teens

Tuesday 7/8/2018 10am-1pm (3 hours) Level: Complete beginners To bring: sewing machine if you got one or you can hire one here (we have limited amount available) Provided: refreshments and all materials This workshop is for children aged 8+.  There … Read More

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sewing machine hire
sewing machine hire

If you would like to book a workshop but don’t have a sewing machine, please add to your order the sewing machine hire. I have only limited amount of machines available per workshop. The machine can be only hired to … Read More

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Sale!
Sewing retreat in Cornwall (dressmaking)
Sewing retreat in Cornwall (dressmaking)

28th Sept – 1st Oct 2018

SPECIAL EARLY BIRD OFFER

Pay the whole amount up front , and get 10% off the total cost (Pay £405 instead of £450). The discount will be applied automatically.
Please email us if you have any further queries. For bookings with your partner, or a friend, who doesnt wish to do workshops please do contact us.

 

Sewing lesson: we will make an item of clothing of your choice (or more if you manage in a given time). I will provide you with the list of patterns to choose from to ensure the workshop is manageable (you will have choice of skirt, trousers or simple dress that you can adapt to suit you).  If you wish to make children’s clothes or men’s clothing please get in touch to discuss.

Included:

3 nights accommodation (Friday – Monday)

Friday: Your free day to allow you to settle in and to explore surroundings

Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch + sewing workshop

Sunday: Breakfast, Lunch and Free evening + sewing workshop

Monday: Your departure

 

2 Full days of sewing tuition (including some materials). These workshops are suitable for complete beginners and for intermediate level and will start 10am and finish around 4pm on both days (Saturday and Sunday)

(Accommodation has own kitchen so you can cook up your own meals on Friday or we can recommend where to go nearby, or organize a meal for you at extra cost)

Not included:

  • your travel
  • sewing machine (can be provided if necessary, but we have only 2 available machines and its best to learn on your own. Please let us know before booking that you need the machine – first come, first served)
  • food on Friday and evening meals
  • material if you wish to make something specific for yourself

 

Program:

Friday: arrival; anytime that suits you.

Saturday: we meet for breakfast at 9am (thats when I bring it all fresh) and we start at 10am. Finish around 4pm.

Sunday: You have breakfast without me and we start 10am – finish 4pm.

Monday: your departure

You can opt to pay in 2 installements. You pay first part at the time of booking and second part should be paid before the end of July to secure the place. Please select the correct option when booking at the bottom of the page. You will get an email reminder and bank details to pay the second part of booking. You can book online or email and we sort out the invoice and payment by BACS.

Note for locals: You can join us for both days without accommodation and dinner. You just need to get yourself to Looe and spend whole Saturday with us and come back Sunday for another whole day. (Lunch will be included on both days) Please select ‘workshop only’ when booking’

£220.00£405.00 Select options
Skirt making workshop
Skirt making workshop

In this workshop you get your own pattern to use and take with you home to use again on your own. We will make basic pencil skirt or you can create an A-line skirt or panel skirt from the same pattern when we learn how to adjust it. Bring your material and zip and make sure you bring your invisible zip presser foot with your sewing machine. Provided: tea, coffee, biscuits.

£95.00£171.00 Select options
Trousers making workshop
Trousers making workshop

In this workshop you get your own pattern to use and take with you home to use again on your own. We will make this fitted pair of trousers together and learn how to adjust the pattern. You can choose to make it into wider fit or jupe cullote style. Bring your material and zip and make sure you bring your invisible zip presser foot with your sewing machine. Provided: tea, coffee, biscuits and lunch with a glass of light wine :)

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Ultimate Pencil Skirt Sewing Pattern
Ultimate Pencil Skirt Sewing Pattern

A flattering high-waisted pencil skirt with a kick pleat at the back, she looks fab with our Pussy Bow Blouse or our Silk Cami or any shirt or jumper neatly tucked in. Designed to rise above your natural waist, the Ultimate Pencil … Read More

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Ultimate Trousers Sewing Pattern
Ultimate Trousers Sewing Pattern

Make yourself a pair of Ultimate Trousers with this perfect pattern! Slim fitting, ankle grazing and flattering for so many figures, the Ultimate Trousers will be your go-to trouser pattern. So simple to make you will be whipping these up … Read More

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Vintage dress sewing workshop
Vintage dress sewing workshop

In this workshop you get your own pattern to use and take with you home to use again on your own. We will make thi vintage Betty dress. Bring your material and zip and make sure you bring your invisible zip presser foot with your sewing machine. Provided: tea, coffee, biscuits and lunch with a glass of light wine 🙂

£110.00 Select options