Sewing Parties for Children

It’s time to get creative! You’ve done all the parties, run out of new ideas and looking for something a bit different to celebrate your little ones’s birthday?!

School of Sew will organise it all for you, great fun for children age 8-16

Bring your friends, be creative, learn new skills, have loads of fun, plus everyone takes home a gorgeous handmade gift. We have lots of imaginative ideas for you to choose from.

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Roman Blind Workshop Sunday 13th August 10am until 4pm

This one day workshop is designed to give you all the skills you need to create your own Roman Blinds.

The worksop covers:-

How to measure for a blind
How to calculate your fabric requirements
How to construct your blind

A maximum of six people attend this workshop, ensuring an even higher degree of individual attention.

What’s Included:-

Sewing Machine
Instruction Booklet
Fibreglass Rods, Weight bar & Velcro
Fabric, Lining & Thread

Materials will be provided to produce a blind which is then yours to take away with you for reference, to help you make any further blinds.

A light lunch is provided.

This workshop is suitable for those with previous sewing experience as there is an element of machine sewing and hand sewing involved.

Summer Term Timetable

Essential Sewing Skills Workshop

Saturday 24th June 2017 10am  – 1.00pm  £40.00

If you have never touched a sewing machine before but have always fancied trying your hand at sewing, then this workshop is designed for you. You will learn basic sewing skills, how to use a sewing machine, a variety of techniques and make an item to take home.

All materials are provided just bring yourself!

Limited places are available due to small class sizes ensuring lots of individual attention.

Sewing Classes Available

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We have a few places available for our Wednesday evening sewing classes 7.00pm until 9.00pm, and also Monday mornings 9.30am until 12.30pm, week commencing Monday 20th February. If you fancy just dropping in for a taster session then please give us a call on 0113 4182718 or send us an email

School of Sew gets Crafty



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School of Sew have been busy making this beautiful collection of handmade gifts, which we are selling at various upcoming events over the next few months.

School of Sew is proud to announce our sponsorship of a student embarking on an Expedition to Peru through Camps International.

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Christmas Charity Workshop


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School of Sew would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended our Charity Christmas Workshop, helping to raise over £500 for Candlelighters. Fun was had by all with lots of Christmas goodies sewn up and even a present to take home.

The Candlelighters Trust is a registered charity and supports the Regional Adolescent and Children’s Cancer and Haematology Unit in Leeds Registered Charity No: 1045077



Christmas Comes To School of Sew



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Here at School of Sew we are getting ready for our first festive season, and to celebrate we are running a number of Christmas Workshops. Our first on the 27th November is in aid of our chosen charity Candlelighters, to which we have had an outstanding response and is now fully booked.

In addition we are holding Christmas craft workshops throughout the day on Sunday 4th December, places are filling up fast so book now to secure yours and come and enjoy some festive sewing, mulled wine and mince pies.

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Gift Voucher

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Thinking of what to give the creative person in your life?

Gift vouchers are now available from School of Sew, the perfect Christmas present for a loved one.

A School of Sew Gift Voucher is a perfect solution!

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Student Creations


Look how busy our students have been!

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