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Lovely Sewing Happiness Coming Your Way in August!

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I’m so happy to announce the Learn to Sew Workshops for August (as well as a sneaky one for early Septempber).

Saturday 5 August (10am-3.30pm) – Learn to Sew Your Own Project – Bawtry – £45
If you’ve missed any of my previous workshops and can’t wait for me to run it again, book your space on this workshop.
If you’ve got a dressmaking project you need some help to get started or to get finished then this workshop is for you.
Do you want to push yourself out of your comfort zone with your dressmaking then bring your pattern and fabric and book on!
Click here for more info and to book

Wednesday 9 August (7-9pm) – Learn to Sew Upcycled Jeans to Skirt – Austerfield – £25
Bring a pair of your boring old jeans and you’ll transform them into a lovely denim skirt that will bring a new lease of life to your jeans. (You bring your jeans, all other materials included.)
Click here for more info and to book.

Saturday 12 August (10am-3.30pm) – Learn to Sew Kimono Jackets – Swinton – £55
In the Kimono Jacket workshop you will learn how to work with drapy fabrics and to sew French seams. The Kimono Jacket is one of my most popular workshops and will be something you can wear again and again.
This workshop is in association with Thread Mill Fabrics in Swinton and a selction of suitable fabric is provided for you to choose from and is included in the price.
Click here for more info and to book.

Thursday 17 August (6.30-8.30pm) – Learn to Sew Zip Techniques – Bawtry – £25
Have you got “the fear” of sewing zips?
Take away the fear factor in this techniques workshop. Learn the tricks and tips to help you insert any zip with ease.
All materials included.
Click here for more info and to book.

Saturday 19 August (10am-3.30pm) – Learn to Sew Agnes Jersey Top – Bawtry – £55
Another Tilly & the Buttons pattern workshop, Agnes is a cute and vesitile jersey top with 8 different combinations that you will love to make time and time again.
A Tilly & the Buttons printed Agnes pattern is included in this workshop.
Click here for more info and to book.

Saturday 2 September (10am-4pm) Learn to Sew Shirt Dress – Wombwell – £45
In this workshop at Oh Sew Sweet at the Hut, make yourself a relaxed fit Shirt Dress. Learn how to create a soft collar and yoke as well as buttonholes.
Click here for more info and to book.

Have a great weekend and hope to see you at a workshop soon.

Alison xx


  • Pam trevethan

    Hi Alison
    Want to do a dressmaking class not sure which one either with you at bawtry next week or the next half day at oh sew sweet. I have done dressmaking but need help fitting for myself and altering a pattern to fit my large bust.
    I do patchwork at oh sew sweet and hope to pop into the shop on Saturday will you be there?
    Look forward to your help
    Pam Trevethan

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