Our workshops will help build your sewing confidence, and learn new sewing skills. You will be part of a small, friendly group, working through the project at your own pace with guidance and support. All materials are included in the price, as well as tea and cake! After the workshop you will be sent a digital pattern to keep and make again.

Make Friends with your Sewing Machine

Sunday 4th November, 10:00-12:00

Workshop & Play, Ampthill


Do you have a sewing machine you’d love to learn how to use? Are you unsure how to thread it, or how to get started?

Bring your sewing machine along to this friendly 2-hour workshop to learn the basics, get up and running and make your own Cath Kidston cushion cover.

Includes fabric, cushion pad and light refreshments.

Make a Fabric Flower Bouquet

Sunday 4th November, 13:00-15:30

Workshop & Play, Ampthill


You will learn how to make a five stem bouquet, using fabric and floristry wire. You will learn how to use florist tape to create a stem, sew and gather the petals of the flower and assemble the finished flower. 

All materials, including sewing machines, will be provided. You will get to go home with your finished fabric bouquet, along with a template and instructions to make again at home.

Make Christmas Pyjamas (ages 2-6 yrs)

Saturday 17th November, 10:00-16:00

Workshop & Play, Ampthill


This workshop is ideal for those with basic sewing skills who would like to take their dressmaking skills to the next level.  

You will learn how to make a special Christmas themed pair of Dreamland Pyjamas, in a choice of sizes from 2-6 years. You will learn how to construct the elasticated trousers, work with jersey for the top and apply an applique motif.  

All materials will be provided. You will get to go home with your finished pyjamas and a digital download of the pattern.

Private sewing lessons

If you would like to learn in a 1-to-1 setting, we can also offer private sewing lessons. This can be for complete beginners, or to help you learn a new skill. Please contact us to discuss your requirements. Prices start at £30ph for a minimum of 2 hours.