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How to make a Christmas rag wreath or tulle wreath. No sewing involved. Join us on Saturday 25th November at Birmingham School of Sewing

Christmas is coming, particularly for sewers and crafters as we have to get everything ready in advance for that wonderful time of year. I am currently spending my days teaching the pattern cutting course and my evenings I am busy making Christmas wreaths, If you want to join me, there is a Christmas wreath making [...]

Christmas Course Taster Session : Sew a Cushion : 11.30 am-1pm : Saturday 25th November

Join us for a mince pie and a tea or coffee on Saturday 25th November 2017 Cushions can be so expensive to buy and it can be difficult to find a cushion that matches your home décor.  On this course you will learn how to make a lovely flange cushion with an envelope closure.  This [...]

Learn how to sew a teddy bear course, Christmas Teddy Bear, Christmas at Birmingham School of Sewing

Christmas Courses : Sew a Teddy Bear : 6.30pm-8.30pm : Thursday 30th November 2017   This is a course for adults to learn how to make a simple teddy bear.  A great course for beginners  and also for more advanced sewers.   Perfect as a Christmas or keep it yourself.  Simplified pattern pieces are used [...]

Taster Knitting Session at Birmingham School of Sewing

On this course you will learn to knit a beautiful scarf.  The course is for people who have never knitted before.  They knit up very quickly and you still have time left to knit them as gifts.    You won’t believe how easy it is to do with one simple knitting stitch.  Come along and [...]

Sewing for Children : Teddy Bear Course : Saturday 28th October 2017

Sewing for Adults and Children : Teddy Bear Course : 11am-1pm, Saturday 28th October 2017 Sew a teddy bear with Birmingham School of Sewing This is a course for adults to learn how to make a simple teddy bear. A great course for beginners and also for more advanced sewers. Perfect as a gift or [...]

40% discount on all sewing kits

Hi Everyone, It has been a very wet and cloudy August, what a great excuse to stay in and sew and now to make things even better, I am offering an amazing discount of 40% OFF all Sewing Kits, use code AUGUSTSPECIAL. Hurry as kits are limited and the offer ends at midnight on 31st [...]

Learn how to insert zips, buttonholes and buttons using a sewing machine

Zips, Buttons and buttonholes are used on a wide variety of sewing projects including clothing, cushions, bags and craft items. On this workshop you will learn: How to sew two different types of zips including a concealed/invisible zip and a regular zip How to measure for buttonholes and where to apply the buttons How to [...]

Easy Sewing Kits : Special 40% : Birmingham School of Sewing

Hi Everyone, It has been a very wet and cloudy August, what a great excuse to stay in and sew. Sewing kits come complete with everything you need for the project, and are great to sew yourself or make them for someone else.  You could even give the kit as an amazing gift. To make [...]

Hen Parties at Birmingham School of Sewing

Sarah’s Knicker Decoration Hen Party on Saturday 29th July 2017 Sarah and her Hen’s enjoyed decorating knickers at her Hen Party on Saturday, well done ladies you all worked so hard.  It was a lovely surprise for Sarah who is very creative.  Congratulations Sarah on your forthcoming marriage.  I wish you all the very best [...]

Bra Making Course

Fun and hard work with these lovely ladies completed making their bras in one day at the Birmingham School of Sewing.     We offer bra and lingerie making courses at the Birmingham School of Sewing.  Click here for more detailed information on times, dates and cost.