Bag Making Courses; Bag Making PDF Patterns; Bag Making Kits and Bag Making Accessories

Would you like to make your own bags then why not join us at Birmingham School of Sewing.  If you are an absolute beginner and want to learn how to use a sewing machine and make a tote bag then come along to one of our Absolute Beginners Course.  Our courses are intensive 3 hour courses with a maximum of 6 people.   Absolute Beginners courses run once a month either morning 10am-1pm or evenings 6.45pm-9.45pm. Click here to see the next beginners course. If you can already use a sewing machine then join us for the Maya Bag Making Course.     Click here to see the kits, PDF downloadable patterns, paper patterns and fabrics that we have in stock

If you can already use a sewing machine and would like to come on a bag making course then why not join us on the Maya Bag Making Course

You also have the option of purchasing a kit to make at home, or if you have your own fabric stash you can buy a full size paper pattern, or download a PDF pattern and of course we have a variety of bag making accessories.  Lots of options to make your own bags.

Learn how to make your own cold shoulder top in stretch fabric : Course at Birmingham School of Sewing

Stretch Top Sewing Course Birmingham School of Sewing (Duplicate)

Cold shoulder tops are currently extremely fashionable.  Come along to this course to learn how to make your own.  Once you have made one you will quickly and easily be able to fill your wardrobe in a whole variety of colours.  The Thrusday 9th February course is now full.  Book quickly to enrol on the Tuesday 7th March course.

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Learn how to make your own patterns : 5 Day intensive pattern cutting course for beginners

 

Well done ladies for completing the 5 day pattern cutting course this week. I am sure you will agree with me it was very intensive. We got through such a lot. I am looking forward to seeing lots of photos of garments that you plan to make up in the near future, obviously after you have all had a rest.

This is the ideal course to join if you like to learn how to make your own patterns. The next course takes starts on Monday 3rd April until Friday 7th April.
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Learn how to sew using stretch fabrics : Make your own fashionable top

Stretch Top Sewing Course

Stretch fabrics are so popular now.  Almost all garments you see in the shops will be made using stretch fabrics.  Learn how to sew with stretch fabrics and you can start filling up your wardrobe with fashionable garments you have made yourself.  Join us on this Stretch fabric course.

On this course you will learn how to sew with stretch fabrics.     You will be taught how to sew the fabric using only a sewing machine.  You will also be given the opportunity to use an overlocker.    You will learn how to sew seams and hems whilst making a fashionable cold shoulder top for yourself.    If you don’t like the cold shoulder effect, no problem, you can make your top with closed seams.        You will be given the pattern to take away with you so that you can make up more after you have completed the course.   You will leave with the knowledge and confidence to make other top.  You will also take away the top you have made.

All equipment, materials and fabric for the top included.  (Pattern sizes available : Small 8-10, Medium 10-12, Large 14-16  and Ex Large 18-20)

4 places on this course

Dressmaking : Sewing with Stretch Fabrics : Top : 6.30pm-9.45pm : Thursday 9th February 2017

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Birmingham School of Sewing Remembers teaching Absolute Beginners Courses

 

It was such fun teaching absolute beginners and students who wanted a refresher sewing course.  I am so happy that we welcomed many more men this year.  Happy sewing everyone with your new skills.

Organise a Hen Party or a Craft Party in Birmingham : Feather Masks

Do you have a Hen Party to organise, or perhaps a craft party as an excuse to get together with friends.   Then look no further.   For a Hen Party full of fun, laugter and crafts come to Birmingham School of Sewing. You will find  a wide range of activities both sewing and none sewing crafts.     Click here for more detailed information

Hen Parties : Jewellery Making : Birmingham School of Sewing and Crafts

Birmingham School of Sewing and crafts remembers 2016 and Fawn’s Jewellery Making Party.  Everyone enjoyed making their bracelets/earrings/necklaces and we converted some of the Hens to future Jewellery Makers

 

Cold Shoulder Tops and Sewing Courses

 

 

Stretch Top Sewing Course

Cold Shoulder Tops are still some of the most fashionable shops of the season.  Why not learn how to make your own at Birmingham School of Sewing.

On this course you will learn how to sew with stretch fabrics.     You will be taught how to sew the fabric using only a sewing machine.  You will also be given the opportunity to use an overlocker.    You will learn how to sew seams and hems whilst making a fashionable cold shoulder top for yourself.    If you don’t like the cold shoulder effect, no problem, you can make your top with closed seams.        You will be given the pattern to take away with you so that you can make up more after you have completed the course.   You will leave with the knowledge and confidence to make other top.  You will also take away the top you have made.

All equipment, materials and fabric for the top included.  (Pattern sizes available : Small 8-10, Medium 10-12, Large 14-16  and Ex Large 18-20)

For further information please click the link : Dressmaking : Sewing with Stretch Fabrics : Top : 6.30pm-9.45pm : Thursday 9th February 2017

Craft Hen Parties in Birmingham – Hen Parties with a difference

Some wonderful memories, great fun, eating, drinking, and learning took place over the year at Crafty Hen Parties at Birmingham School of Sewing. Click the link to  find out more out more about Crafty Hen Parties at Birmingham School of Sewing

 

2016 was a great year for learning to sew lingerie courses at Birmingham School of Sewing

Some wonderful memories, great fun and amazing learning took place over the year at our Bra making and Lingerie sewing courses.  To see courses available during 2017 please click the link  Bra Making and Lingerie Sewing Courses at Birmingham School of Sewing