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Learn how to sew your own alterations at Birmingham School of sewing

Alterations/Tailoring course : Wednesday 13th April 2016 : 6.45pm-9.45pm Do you have clothes that always need the same alterations, for example do you always need to shorten your trousers or jeans.  Do you need to shorten the sleeves on your tops or jackets.  Do you need to shorten your skirts or dresses.   Then this [...]

A line skirts are so on trend : Learn how to make your own at Birmingham School of Sewing

The photograph shows former students showing off skirts which they have completed  after 2 intensive evenings of fitting and sewing. This is a great course for those of you who have attended the absolute beginners course or for those who want to start making their own clothes. An overlocker will be used as well as [...]

Bridal Techniques : Susans views on the 3 day Bridal Course in Birmingham

What Susan had to say about the 3-day Bridal Course she attended in January 2016 at Birmingham School of Sewing Hi Sheila-May I would like to say that you so much for the course that I recently attended with you. This is one of the few times that I realised that I was at the [...]

Sewing for my Grandchildren, disney characters, owls and cars

“All of the above sewn with love by Granny” I make lots of clothes for my 3 year old granddaughter.  Indeed, she places an order at least once a week, usually a dress or a cardigan appliqued with some disney character or owls. She often asks for a matching bag.   Sometimes there are several [...]

Sewing an Owl dress for my Granddaughter

  I just love to sew for my granddaughter.  At the age of 3 she knows exactly what she wants me to make for her and puts her orders in on a regular basis. She adores owls and of course requested an owl dress and cardigan. I made her a matching bag. Would you love [...]

3 day bra making and lingerie course

Anna attended the 3 day bra making and lingerie course in Birmingham and made the fabulous bra and lingerie set above. Thank you so much for a brilliant 3 days, what a great person to learn from! Thank you for your reassurance and top tips. Would recommend a course to anyone and would love to [...]

Learn to Sew Bras and Lingerie : 3 day course : Birmingham School of Sewing

  I attended the 3 day Bra and Lingerie making course this week and have got to say that it was the best 3 days I’ve had in a very long time. Thank you Sheila for sharing your wealth of knowlegde and creating such a warm and peaceful environment for us to learn. Would recommend [...]

Wedding Dress Alterations

I would like to say a massive thank you to Sheila for altering my dress for my big day. She is a lovely lady and once she had worked her magic it fit like a glove and looked even better than when i tried it on (which i didn’t think would be possible) It was [...]

Emily’s Hen Party Birmingham

Congratulations to Emily who is getting married at Easter.  Emily and her hens enjoyed decorating knickers at the Birmingham School of Sewing.  Emily decorated a special pair of boxer shorts for the groom.   Well done everyone! Click here for more detailed information about holding a Hen Party in Birmingham

Spring Sewing Competition – Win a Sewing Box

Celebrating the coming of Spring, we’re excited to be giving away a beautiful floral Sewing box to start your new creative journey. The padded sewing box has a clear lift out tray with separate compartments, a built in pin cushion, pocket and is worth at least £25! To be in with a chance of winning [...]