Essential Sewing Skills Workshop Saturday 28th March 2pm – 5pm £40


Calling all those who want to learn to sew, but are terrified of the sewing machine and don’t know where to start!

This workshop takes you through all the basics, cutting fabric, using a paper pattern, and sewing your tie sided cushions to take home!
All fabric and equipment included, and classes limited to maximum 6 students to ensure lots of attention!


Fasten Up Workshop Saturday 7th March 2pm – 5pm £40


Are you terrified of sewing in a zip? Don’t know where to start with making a buttonhole?
We will teach you a variety of fastening techniques in this 3 hour workshop, whether you’ve sewn before, or just want to learn new skills!
All equipment and materials included.
Workshop is limited to 6 students to ensure lots of attention, so book your place now on 0113 4182718,, or on our Facebook page.

Next Step Sewing Workshop Sunday 15th March 10am – 1pm £40


You’ve been to our Essential Sewing Skills Workshop, you’ve got your sewing machine licence, you want to learn some more techniques, you want to come to our Next Step Sewing Workshop! £40pp
You will make this beautifully tote bag, choosing from our selection of gorgeous fabrics, and take home your magnificent creation.

Hanna A Line Skirt In A Day Sunday 17th May 12.30pm – 5.00pm £70


We are very excited to offer this amazing workshop – ‘Hanna A Line Skirt in a Day.’

SUNDAY 17th MAY 2020 12.30PM -5.00PM
COST – £70 (includes fabric)

Aliss Oxley from Workshop has designed this great A line skirt and is running this workshop for us here at School of Sew.

Aliss recently had great success at the Harrogate Knitting & Stitching Show and we are really pleased to welcome her to our growing team of tutors.

In this workshop you will sew your own Hanna Skirt. Hanna is a cute A line skirt and a great wardrobe basic.!

You will:

Cut out the pattern
Use an overlocker
Insert darts
Insert an invisible zip
Stitch hems

This pattern fits sizes 6-16.

A small class of up to 6 people allows us to give you full tuition.

What’s included…

The fabric you will have a choice of fabrics, a matching thread and concealed zip.
The paper pattern with full instructions which is yours to take home.
All equipment and the use of your own Brother sewing machine and overlocker.
Refreshments served throughout the day

Level: Confident Beginner

A great follow on workshop from the Hayley Dungarees

Introduction to Overlocking Sunday 1st March £35

We have just put out the date of Sunday 1st March for our Introduction to Overlocking course.
Mel from Brother has many years of experience with all things sewing and she will be running the two workshops 10.30am – 1pm and 2pm – 4.30pm.
You will have the opportunity to purchase an overlocker on the day and 50% of the workshop fee will be refunded on all orders.
So why not book on and conquer your fears of overlocking and also find out exactly what overlockers can do.

Click here to book 10.30am workshop

Click here to book 2.00pm workshop

Timetable as at 1st February 2020

We currently have availability on the following courses and workshops

Monday 7pm – 9pm immediate start

Dressmaking course all abilities

Tuesday 10am – 12pm immediate start

Dressmaking course all abilities

Tuesday 7pm – 9pm starts 25th February

6 Week beginners project

Wednesday 10am – 12pm immediate start

Wednesday 7pm – 9pm immediate start

Saturday 10am – 1pm immediate start

Dressmaking course all abilities

9th February – Next Step Sew 10am – 1pm

7th March Fasten – Up 2pm – 5pm

15th March – Next Step Sew 2pm – 5pm

21st March – Essential Sewing Skills Worksop 2pm – 5pm

19th April – Hayley Dungarees in a day 10am – 4pm