~ 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?
Wednesday evening Club 7-9pm &
Thursday afternoon Club 12.30-2.30
£20 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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Weekly Sewing/Dressmaking Clubs
(ongoing during term time)
Wednedays 7-9pm £20
Thursdays 9.45-12.00 £20
Thursdays 12.30-2.30 £20
Applique & Freemotion Embroidery 23rd & 24th 10am-5pm £169
Sat Sewing/Dressmaking Club 7th 10am-4pm £65
Intensive Beginners 14th & 15th 10am-4pm
Hand Sewing & Embroidery 21st 10am-4pm £79
Beginners Thursdays Nov 2nd-23rd 6.30-9pm £149
Intensive Beginners 4th & 5th 10am-4pm
Sat Sewing/Dressmaking Club 11th 10am-4pm £65
Curtains 18th & 19th 10am-4pm £149
Intensive Beginners 2nd & 3rd 10am-4pm
Sat Sewing/Dressmaking Club 9th 10am-4pm £65
Roman Blinds 16th 10am-5.30 £89
For later dates and more information, please look at my calendar, courses page or get in touch.
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'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)