Hello! Welcome to my workshop page.
I love to teach sewing skills and inspire others to take up this fabulous pastime. Whether you want to sew bags, articles for your home or maybe tackle some clothes making, my Make Your Mother Proud Workshops
are a great way to get you started.
My classes are small groups currently hosted at Clothkits in Chichester and Fluffatorium in Dorking, so I hope to see you at one these
lovely venues very soon.
Please contact the venue direct via the link opposite for availability and bookings.
LEARN TO SEW 1 (Beginners to sewing on a machine)
An introduction to sewing on a machine including lots of basic techniques to get you started for a beginners to gain confidence and be inspired. You will learn how to thread a sewing machine, sew seams and hems, make an envelope cushion, learn the art of applique. We also make a lovely lined bag out of gorgeous fabric.
LEARN TO SEW 2 (Introduction to Dressmaking)
Following on from the first workshop we try out more inspiring dressmaking techniques such as making darts and pleats, gathering, ways to use seam binding and inserting a zip. Instruction about how to read a dress pattern, we also make a lined zipped pouch bag with tissue holder to take home.
DUE TO THE CURRENT PANDEMIC IM AFRAID THAT ALL SEWGIRL WORKSHOPS ACROSS SURREY AND SUSSEX HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
YOU CAN GET UPDATES ABOUT ANY CHANGES BY FOLLOWING ME ON INSTAGRAM OR FACEBOOK.
In the meantime, why not make yourself a gorgeous mask or purchase one of my beginners patterns. You can also visit sewgirlblog.com (link above) which will give you insights into all the patterns available.