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Make your own curtains at the Birmingham School of Sewing

  Its Spring and most of us are thinking of Sprng Cleaning and reorganising our clutter and our homes.  Have you ever wanted to make your own curtains.  Now is the ideal time.  You could save thousands of pounds by making your own curtains.  Come along to the Birmingham School of Sewing on Thursday 12th [...]

Bra Making Course Birmingham

Bra Making Workshop : 2 evenings : Thursday 27th March and Thursday 3rd April 2014 Making a bra is not as difficult as you might imagine. If you can stitch neat accurate seams you are half way there. During this 2 evening workshop you will learn how to stitch using stretch materials such as power [...]

Sleeveless top as seen on the Sewing Bee, BBC1

I watched the Sewing Bee on BBC 1 with great interest.  I did not watch the first series but so many of my students have been talking about it, and indeed was contacted by the producers of the programme on both series to ask my students if they would like to apply to go on [...]

Christmas Craft Event

Come along and join us for a mince pie and a glass of bubbly at our new premises in Rubery. Friday 15th November 2013 from 6.00pm-9.00pm. During the evening you will have the opportunity to view and purchase beautiful individually handmade jewellery, designed and made by  Karen Jewell, a local craftsperson and new tutor at the [...]

Bridal, Evening Wear and Prom Dress Sewing Course : 29th, 30th and 31st October, 2013

Learn all about making bridal gowns from Sheila-May, who has been making bespoke bridal gowns for over 30 years and had her dresses featured in various articles, including on the cover of ‘You and Your Wedding’ magazine!  This is also an ideal course for those of you who want to make prom dresses and ball [...]

Patchwork for Beginners : Sewing Course : Birmingham

  Get into the festive spirit and learn patchwork for beginners whilst making a beautiful, padded patchwork Christmas heart.   You will be given the pattern to take home with you because once you have learned how to make them you will be hooked and you can make them in a variety of colours to bunch [...]

New Tutor at Birmingham School of Sewing

Birmingham School of Sewing welcomes Karen Jewell who will be teaching card making courses.  Karen says: “I have been interested in, actually fairly obsessed  with Art and Craft since I was a child. Encouraged and enthused along the way by  my mum, amongst many others.      I  truly loved Art at school, my enthusiasm fed by a series [...]

Learn card making in Birmingham

  Introduction to Card Making : Course of 4 evening sessions : Tuesday 29th Oct-Tuesday 19th November 2013 During these 4 sessions you will learn a range of basic ways to design and make cards.   Session (1) Tuesday 29th October, 2013  There will be instruction in the use of different paper and card types [...]

Corset Making for Beginners – 2 day course

Corset Making for Beginners : 2 day course : Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd October 2013 During this 2 day  basic course you will learn how to make a corset based on the Victorian style  using  all the traditional techniques of corset making  with authentic fabrics and accessories.  You will learn about the variety of boning [...]

Corporate Craft Events in the West Midlands

Corporate Craft Events Book a Corporate Event with a difference. We are happy to discuss your requirement and we will of course come to your premises. Please contact us with any ideas you may have, to find out more, or to book contact: sheilamay@birminghamschoolofsewing.co.uk or Tel: 079200 31744