~ Practical and creative sewing lessons in Oxford ~
for beginners and the more experienced
Whether you are interested in dressmaking, prefer sewing for the home (or are looking forward to adding to your bag collection!) you have come to the right place. Louise offers courses and one day workshops in a variety of practical and creative sewing subjects.
For many, the popular 'Sewing for Beginners' course is the start of a wonderful and rewarding creative journey - gaining confidence in your new skills in a friendly and sociable atmosphere. For others, Louise's courses provide the ideal opportunity to develop their skills or expand into new areas - perhaps Freestyle Machine Embroidery or making cushions.
Louise specialises in small classes so that all students - including the absolute beginner - can benefit from this experienced and patient tutor, gaining plenty of one-to-one teaching.
New courses are added all the time, so why not find out where your exciting sewing journey will take you......
Louise at Wilderness/Vintage Festival,
'My absolute favourite part of the Festival' - Kate
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Start a new fun hobby?
'Just wanted to say I really enjoyed today! Can't wait for next week.'
- Jane (Banbury)
Start a new business?
'I'm now selling totebags at the different gift fairs I go to and they have been well received'
- Milly (Netherton)
Have you thought about joining our Sewing & Dressmaking Clubs?
NEW for 2016! Thursday afternoon Club
12.30-2.30 £15 per session. Can you already use a sewing machine but would like to tackle your own projects or expand your knowledge? Small classes with me on hand to help out or provide instructions and patterns.
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Creative Day - soluble
Sewing/Dressmaking Clubs (ongoing during term time)
Thursdays 9.45 -12.00
Intensive Beginners 9th & 10th
Evening Beginners 14th-Oct 19th
Dressmaking 23rd & 24th
Bucket Bag 30th
Journal Cover 1st
Applique & Freemotion Embroidery 14th & 21st
October 15th - Knitting & Stitching Show all-inclusive coach trip)
Evening Beginners 2nd-Dec 7th
Intensive Beginners 4th & 5th
Curtain Making 11th & 12th
Appliqued Xmas Decs. &Gift Tags 26th
Xmas Mistletoe Bunting 2nd
Silk Ribbon Embroidery 3rd
P.J. Bottoms workshop 9th
For later course/workshop dates please look under the individual course
Beginners £97 * £85 for 5 week course
Cushion Covers, PJ Bottoms £55
Journal Cover/ A4 Writing Case, Bucket Bag, Hand Sewing, Silk Ribbon embroidery £65
Dressmaking, Freemotion & Applique £129
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New sewing machine? Want to save money?
'My entire family are now wearing my clothing, and I've even made presents for friends! I feel that I am able to tackle pretty much anything I choose to. I came out of last week's lesson inspired and invigorated.'
- Elli (Kennington)