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Biscuit Tins and Sewing

  My niece who lives in America sent this image to me. I related to it completely.  In fact, my mother her grandmother always used several biscuit tins for storing a variety of her sewing things. One of these tins contained buttons. As a little girl I was was fascinated with buttons and would play [...]

Christmas Trees in Florida

Yesterday I visited the Tree Festival in Florida.  It was absolutely amazing.   There were so many Christmas trees with different themes. Obviously because of my fashion background these were my favourites.  I though I would share them with you.   I think they are just wonderful with that ball gown effect and of course [...]

3 day flash sale with 20% off all Craft Courses until 20th November 2015

If you want to learn how to knit, how to sew beautiful applique, how to make bath bombs then book now for a course at Birmingham School of Sewing.  For the next three days we are offering 20% off all craft courses. Simply add the code CRAFTS when you are checking out and the 20% [...]

Sequins are so fashionable. Learn how to sew a quick and easy sequin top.

If you want to be fashionable this party season you need to shine and sparkle and there is no better way to add sparkle to your outfit than with sequins.  A sequin top is a great staple garment for your Christmas look.  Pair it with jeggins and boots for a casual look or with a [...]

Craft hen parties in Birmingham : Wire work and crystal jewellery

A hen party with a difference. You will use silver plated wire to learn how to make spirals and loops.  You will then add crystals to your design.  Finally you will learn how to make fasteners and your bracelet will be ready to take home.  All equipment, materials, crystals and silver plated wire provided.   [...]

Craft Hen Parties in Birmingham : Bath Bombs

  You will learn how to make bath bombs and will colour and decorate in your own creative way.   Take home your lovely bath bombs.    A great theme for your hen party.  For further information please contact Sheila-may on 079200 31744 or email

Crafty Hen Parties in Birmingham : Design and make your own clock

Are you organising a hen party.  Organise a special hen party at Birmingham School of Sewing.  We have a great variety of themes, or if there is something special you would like to do contact us to disscuss your requirements. Design and make your own clock.   Every hen will design and make her own [...]

Learn how to make Beautiful Felt Vases : 7.00pm-9.00pm : Thursday 26th November 2015

Come along on this course and you will learn how to make a quick and easy fun felt vase.  Make the vase in a colour of your choice.  You will be amazed at how easy they are to make.  This course is suitable for beginners can use a sewing machine, and for more advanced sewers [...]

Learn how to make a Teddy Bear : Christmas Sewing : 6.45pm-9.45pm : Tuesday 8th December 2015

  This is a course for adults to learn how to make a simple teddy bear.  A great course for beginners who can use a sewing machine and also for more advanced sewers who want to make a teddy bear.   Perfect as a gift or keep it yourself.  Simplified pattern pieces are used in [...]

Learn how to make Bath Bombs in Birmingham : Course suitable for Children : 10.00am-11.30am : Saturday 5th December 2015

Join us for a Saturday  morning making bath bombs.  This course is also suitable for children, so bring along your child or grandchild (minimum age 9).  You will learn how to make bath bombs and will colour and decorate in your own creative way.   Take home your lovely bath bombs.  Keep them for yourself [...]