Archive for the ‘Birmingham’ Category

Christmas Trees in Florida

Yesterday I visited the Tree Festival in Florida.  It was absolutely amazing.   There were so many Christmas trees with different themes. Obviously because of my fashion background these were my favourites.  I though I would share them with you.   I think they are just wonderful with that ball gown effect and of course [...]

oh so beautiful bridal gown

  The first wedding dress I ever made was my own, way back in 1980.  I loved making the dresses so much that I starting a business designing and making bespoke wedding dresses.  During a period of some 30 years I designed and made many dresses, some of which have featured in newspapers and bridal magazines, including [...]

Kates Hen Party at Birmingham School of Sewing in Harborne

  Congratulations to Kate on your forthcoming wedding on 12th July 2014.  Kate and her hens held their hen party at Birmingham School of Sewing and Crafts.  They worked together to produce a beautiful personalised bunting that Kate will use to decorate her wedding venue.  A special well done to Kate who had never used [...]

Host a home Sewing Party and Learn how to Sew

  Would you like to learn how to sew in the comfort of your own home. I offer home sewing workshops where I will teach you and 3 friends how to sew. Host a sewing party at your house, invite a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 paying guests and your place is [...]

Hen Parties at Birmingham School of Sewing

We enjoyed a Hen Party on Saturday 3rd November.  The bride flew in from Aberdeen and hens met from all around the country to enjoy the Hen Party organised by Birmingham School of Sewing.  The Hens learned how to make shoe clips and brooches.  Each hen made herself a pair of beautiful shoe clips to [...]

Book a Hen Party : Hen Nights : Make your own jewellery

  Join us for a jewellery party evening,  Saturday or Sunday.   You will learn how to bead a beautiful cocktail ring to be worn by yourself or to give as a gift.  We will supply all the materials needed to make your ring.  (Kits will be available to buy on the evening because we [...]

Jewellery Courses – Tiaras – Birmingham

    Saturday 11th August   Tiara Making Workshop for Beginners Jewellery (No sewing involved)(1) Are you planning a wedding and want to make your Bridal Tiara and Tiaras for your bridesmaids, or do you want to make a tiara for your daughter’s prom.  Maybe you are thinking about setting up your own bridal business. [...]

The Chanel Jacket (Dressmaking and Tailoring Courses)

Chanel Jacket Since Chanel first designed the beautiful  tweed jacket in the 1920’s it has remained a classic investment piece costing thousands of pounds.  The Chanel jacket is as light comfortable and easy to wear as a cardigan.   It looks stunning teamed with jeans or a couture skirts and will almost indefinitely remain a fashion [...]

Crochet Classes in Birmingham – Crochet for Beginners

  Learn to Crochet – Crochet for Beginners   The aim of this workshop is to teach you the crochet basics. During this crochet for beginners workshop you will learn: How to hold a crochet hook How to hold the yarn How to make a slip knot How to produce a crochet chain How to [...]