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Bra Making Course, Learn to make bras in Birmingham, If you can use a sewing machine you can make a Bra, Tuesday evenings 2nd and 9th December 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 net, how  to apply elastic and lace edging, making bra cups, making bra straps with [...]

Fashion Design for Teenagers in Harborne, Birmingham

I am planning new Fashion Design Courses for teenagers.  The courses will take place in Harborne.  If you know anyone who may be interested please let me know. I am currently working out dates, times and costs etc.   email.

Sew Retro Top : Sewing Lessons in Birmingham : Thursday 23rd October 2014

Sew this easy 1980′s retro top.  This course is suitable for beginners  who have attended the Absolute Beginners Workshop.  You will make a stylish top which, depending on the fabrics you use can be worn for work or for a special occasion.  During the workshop you will cut out and sew the top in stretch whilst [...]

Girls Night In : Sewing and Crafts in Birmingham : Learn to stencil on to Fabric : Friday 24th October 2014

Single ‘Girls’ what do you do on a Friday evening?  How do you fancy getting together with a group of like minded women to learn a new fun skill, have fun, eat cake and drink tea/coffee?   One Friday a month you can do just that at the Birmingham School of Sewing  Girls Night In [...]

Pattern drafting : Sewing Course : Learn Pattern cutting in Birmingham

Skirt Course : Pattern Drafting and Sewing for Beginners : Monday 6th and 13th October 2014 : 2 day course This is a great course for beginners to start to make you own clothes and to learn how to pattern draft a panelled skirt to your own measurements.  This skirt can be made in a variety of [...]

Hen Parties : Tiara making parties

What a ffabulous way to spend times with your hens. Book a tiatsaking party and you will learn how to make tiaras. Sheila-may will teach you the techniques and you will choose your colours, crystals and beads to create your own beautiful tiaras or combs to take away with you. All materials provided including beads, [...]

A special personalised applique cushion.

My daughter’s wedding has taken place.  After all the planning and sewing it has all ended in one wonderful day.  During the build up to the wedding I was busy making the Bridal gown, bridesmaid’s dress and accessories and my  3 year old grandson looked at me wantonly and asked “Granny, you are making a [...]

Harry Potter Hen Party

Congratulations to Louise and Andrew who got married on 16th August. Louise celebrated her hen party with her hens on Saturday 26th July. They all arrived in amazing Harry Potter outfits and proceeded to make beautiful personalised bunting. Louise wanted to have the photos taken outside and with the magic of Harry Potter a fire [...]

Garter Making Hen Party at Birmingham School of Sewing

  Congratulations to Kathryn and Graham who will be getting married on Saturday 2nd August 2012.  Kathryn and her hens enjoyed a Garter making Hen Party, organised by Penny, at the Birmingham School of Sewing.  Everyone made beautiful garters, even the hens who had never used a sewing machine before finished their garters to a [...]

Justine’s Hen Party at Birmingham School of Sewing

Congratulations to Justine on her forthcoming marriage.  Justine and her hens celebrated together at a crafty hen party making shoe clips fabric bows and flowers at the Birmingham School of Sewing in Harborne.