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New easy to sew dressmaking pattern : Available as PDF format or as a paper pattern

  Welcome to Debbie, the new very easy to make dress and top, dressmaking pattern.  The pattern is available in PDF download format and also paper format.  Easy to follow step by step instructions with sewing tips.   See more……..

Learn how to Sew Bras and Lingerie : Award winning Lingerie Courses in Birmingham

Click here to see the next available bra making and lingerie courses.  

Hen Parties : Make your own clock : Make time for a Party

            I made his clock for my daughter because she is always late.  Book a hen party and all your hens can design and make their own clocks.  Great fun for everyone

Amy’s Jewellery making Hen Party at Birmingham School of Sewing

  Amy’s Hen Party Jewellery making Birmingham   It was lovely to meet Rebecca, the hen organising the party, Amy the future bride and all of her hens today, at Amy’s Jewellery making Hen Party, what a lovely and talented group of women.  They all made a bracelet, necklace, earrings or all three!

Pattern Cutting : Easy pattern drafting for Bralettes and Briefs : Date to be confirmed. Please email if you are interested in attending this course

This 2 day course will take you to the next level up from the 3 day Lingerie course.  It is a great course for those of you who want to  add to their lingerie sewing ability and work at the next level of designing knicker patterns for all sizes and sew the finished designs.  Perhaps [...]

Award Winning Bridal Course in Birmingham : 10am-4pm : Mon/Tues/Wed 9th/10th/11th July 2018

  On this award winning course you will 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 [...]

Lingerie Courses at Birmingham School of Sewing

Naomi attended the 3 day Bra and Lingerie making course and also the 2 Day Advanced Lingerie course.  She too left inspired and ready to sew her own projects.  Naomi made this lovely kimono as one of her first projects after the course.  Keep on sewing and keep on sending me the photos, I love [...]

Lingerie Courses at Birmingham School of Sewing

A student who attended  the Advanced Lingerie course (and had previously attended the 3 day Bra and Lingerie course has sent is some photos of thongs and bras she has made since she attended.   She is keeping herself very busy sewing, she must be inspired

More Advanced 2 day Lingerie Course – Bralettes

What a lovely day today with the students on the More Advanced Lingerie course.  They all successfully made patterns for their bralettes and then made them up in stretch lace, followed by making beautiful stretch panties.  Well done everyone, looking forward to seeing you again tomorrow where we will  discover how to design patterns for [...]

Chanel lookalike Jacket Course

I have had lots of requests to put up a course for making an easy Chanel lookalike jacket course.  I have now designed a pattern for you to use on the course, I have produced a toile and am now in the process of testing the jacket in the actual fabric. This is a sneak [...]