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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 [...]

Wedding Dress Alterations Service Birmingham

I made this wedding dress for my daughter.  I am a retired wedding dress designer.  I no longer make bespoke dresses however I offer a wedding dress alterations service.  For more information or to book an appointment please either email sheilamay@birminghamschoolofsewing.co.uk or call 07920031744

Learn how to sew bridal wear

  Learn to sew bridal techniques at the Award Winning Birmingham School of Sewing next course starting on  Monday 15th January 2018.  Only 6 places available on the course. Click here for more detailed information about the course  

Learn how to make a bra making course – looking back at photos

  We have had great fun at our one day bra making courses, and 3 day lingerie courses over the years.  Here are a few of the memories.  If you would like to learn how to make lingerie at the Award Winning Birmingham School of Sewing, then join us on our next courses starting on [...]

Bra Making Course : Learn how to sew an underwired bra in only one day.

  The lovely ladies were pleased to finish their bras today, proving once again that it is possible to make an underwired bra in a day!   Well done ladies! If you would like to learn how to make a bra the next one day bra making course is on Monday 26th March If you would [...]