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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Christmas Workshops

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Do you want to create hand crafted Christmas goodies with fabulous fabrics, plenty of sparkles and all made by you!

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Magnetic Seam Guide

This is an essential piece of sewing kit!

It’s an insignificant looking little piece of metal which will revolutionise your ability in sewing straight seams.

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The resurgence of sewing

The art of sewing has never really gone away, but over the past couple of decades it has been seen more as a hobby for the older generation. Not any more!

Recently we have noticed a massive resurgence in people of all ages picking up a pair of scissors and having a go. Whether it’s a skill that’s been passed through the generations or something entirely new, sewing is most definitely becoming the new popular pastime.

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