Birmingham School of Sewing

the UK’s Number One way to learn or improve sewing skills!

AI business excellence awards

Sewing School of the Year 2018-UK

Sewing School of the Year 2017 –UK

Award for Excellence 

Lingerie Course and

Bridal Wear Course

Best Sewing School 2016 – UK

The prestigious Business Excellence Awards were first established to highlight and celebrate the outstanding performance and results achieved by the leading lights across the corporate world, despite working within increasingly competitive markets.

Birmingham School of Sewing is situated in
Weymoor Road
Harborne B17 0RX.    

The location is easily accessible to Birmingham city centre. Nearest train station, University.

A wide variety of sewing related craft workshops and short courses are taught to anyone passionate about sewing, at the same time providing a skill for life and giving you the confidence to transform your sewing ability from a sewing novice into a sewing expert. If you would like to refresh your skills, take your hobby to the next level or even start your own business – we can help you on your way.

Birmingham School of Sewing has already helped teach hundreds of people to acquire skills in sewing and other crafts and there is now more on offer than ever before.  Sewing courses for adults run for beginners, right through to advanced sewers and there are a variety of mediums including dressmaking, bridal,  tailoring, lingerie and bra making .  Classes are taught by teacher and owner Sheila-May BA Hons Fashion Design Technology and P.G.C.E, and Bridal Gown Designer of over 30 years. The classes at the Birmingham School of Sewing have been taken up by people of all ages ranging from age 9 to age 76 and there has been a good mix of women and men and are taught in the Sewing Studio at Sheila-May’s home.

We are constantly updating our courses.  If you wish to learn something new and don’t see it on our courses page, please contact us to suggest new courses, we are very interested to hear from you:  email: sheilamay@birminghamschoolofsewing.co.uk

Sheila May Birmingham School of Sewing


BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology
PGCE Secondary (Design Technology)

Daytime and Evening Classes


Hen Parties, Corporate Events, Baby Showers and  Sewing Parties

Would you like a party with a difference.    Book a Hen Party,  Parties for Baby Showers and  general get together parties.


Bespoke Bridal Gown Designer and Professional Bridal Gown Alterations Service

At Birmingham School of Sewing we offer a bespoke Bridal  Gown designer service.  Have the gown of your dreams made exclusively for you.  We also offer a professional  wedding dress alteration service.  The alterations are carried out by Sheila-May Green who is a qualified designer (BA Hons)



Birmingham School of Sewing
Harborne   B17 0RX

Tel: 079200 31744
Email: sheilamay@birminghamschoolofsewing.co.uk




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