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Anne’s Knicker Customisation Hen Party at Birmingham School of Sewing

Congratulations to Anne on her forthcoming wedding.  Anne attended her Knicker Customisation Hen Party at the Birmingham School of Sewing on Saturday 16th May.  Everyone enjoyed the event and there were some very creative ideas including a pair of decorated boxer shorts for the groom to wear on his honey moon.  The Hens each presented [...]

Hen Parties at Birmingham School of Sewing

Congratulations to Jenny and her Hens who all made beautiful customised knickers on Saturday 2nd May 2015.  Well done everyone!

Learn how to make a tiara : Saturday 11th April 2015 : 10.30am-12.30pm : Birmingham School of Sewing

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.  Whatever the reason, this is the workshop to attend.  You will work with wires, beads [...]

21st Craft Birthday Party

  Emily and friends attended Hannah’s 21st craft birthday party where they enjoyed customising knickers at Birmingham School of Sewing.  Happy Birthday Emily I hope you had a lovely day. “Emily has just got home & says she had a fantastic time!  All of her friends had a great time too, and Emily says the [...]

Wool Painting Course at Birmingham School of Sewing

A special thank you to Raya from the Magic Wool Studio for the wonderful class she held at the Birmingham School of Sewing.  It was enjoyed by all. This was not a not felt making. It was making a painting using layers of merino wool and enhancing it with silk or viscose fibres. The ladies [...]

Has the Sewing Bee inspired you to want to learn to sew : You can learn at Birmingham School of Sewing

Have you been watching the Sewing Bee.  Would you like to learn to sew your own clothes.  At Birmingham School of Sewing we offer intensive classes for absolute beginners for only £39.00 This workshop is suitable for absolute beginners or for people who have not used a sewing machine for a long time.  It is [...]

Learn how to sew zips and buttons in Birmingham : Thursday 26th March 2015 : 6.45pm – 9.00pm

As seen on the Sewing Bee, inserting a zip correctly will produce a garment to be proud of.  A badly sewn zip can spoil all the hard work you have put in.  Zips are used in clothing as well as in bags and cushions.  Once you know how to sew in a zip it is [...]

Jewellery Making : Tiara Making Course : Saturday 11th April 2015 : 10.30am-12.30

Are you going to your prom this year? Is your daughter going to her prom this year? 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 [...]

Quilting for Beginners : Tote Bag : Monday 9th March 2015 : 6.45pm-9.45pm

    During this workshop and you will learn the quick and easy method of strip quilting.  You will choose a selection and coloured strips and quilt them for create a fantastic tote bag.   Its a fantastic bag to use on the beach.  You will make a fully lined, quilted bag to take away. [...]

Sewing for Teenagers and Children : Mothers Day Hearts : Saturday 28th February

In this sewing workshop children have a choice of making beautiful fabric hearts or mini cushions which will be completely sewn by hand.  They will then be decorated using hand embroidery and they can also be personalised with any word of choice.  They will contain lavender and can be hung for display or in the [...]