Our workshops and courses 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.

Make Friends With Your Sewing Machine

Sunday 13th January 2019

Great Denham Community Hall, Bedford


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, plus tea and cake.

Additional patterns, kits and cushion pads will be available to buy on the day.

Learn to Make a Coco Top or Dress course

Thurs 17th Jan 2019 - 20:00-22:00
Thurs 24th Jan 2019 - 20:00-22:00
Thurs 31st Jan 2019 - 20:00-22:00
Thurs 7th Feb 2019 - 20:00-22:00

Great Denham Community Hall, Bedford


This 4-week sewing course will take you through all the steps to make your own Tilly and the Buttons Coco Top or Dress. From measuring, cutting a pattern to constructing the garment, you will learn all the techniques to start making your own handmade wardrobe.

The course fee includes tuition time and refreshments. You will need to buy your own copy of the pattern and fabric (although I will point you in the right direction!).

Suitable for beginners, but it is recommended that you have some basic experience in using a sewing machine.

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.