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Sewing Classes for Children and Young People

Sewing Classes for Children and Young People

Start them young! Sewing classes for children and young people should be enormous fun. I now have a number of classes for young sewing enthusiasts who are really enjoying themselves. They are fearless with the sewing machine without so many of the anxieties of adults. They want

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Five years of sewing fun!

Five years of sewing fun!

Five years of sewing fun have flown past.  It has been a pleasure to meet so many lovely people re-kindling an old skill or discovering a new hobby.  I do hope I have been able to fire up your enthusiasm to have fun with your sewing machines.

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Going Green with Up-Cycling

Going Green with Up-Cycling

  We are all becoming much more aware of the importance of re- and up- cycling. Our wardrobes are often over-full with clothes we hardly, or never, wear, but it is such a waste to throw them out. Often we love these unworn clothes, they have fond

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A Sewing “Spa” Day!

A Sewing “Spa” Day!

A sewing “spa” day is how a number of my now regular sewing class attendees describe their days in the sewing room at Spinney Brook Workbox. Having initially come along to re-kindle a skill or start from the very beginning, now in an Own Project Workbox all

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Simple Dressmaking

Simple Dressmaking

  Keep it simple dressmaking Sew, you have always wanted to make your own clothes, but are overwhelmed by paper patterns and even more scared when it comes to cutting into that fabric you have found and love. Don’t be daunted! Bring your pattern and fabric along

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Sewing is Fun not a Flog

Sewing is Fun not a Flog

A number of people have come to me with memories of sewing in school that have left them scarred. It was often no fun at all when it took a whole school year to complete one A-line skirt, only to be told at the end that it

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Autumn sewing class discount offer

Autumn sewing class discount offer

Autumn sewing class discount offer of 15% for a full day workbox with family and/or friends if you book for three or four people  before 31 October 2016. Treat yourselves to a full day of sewing with lunch and tea and cake included.  Personal tuition for bespoke

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Summer Sewing in Suffolk

Summer Sewing in Suffolk

  The Great British Sewing Bee is on the television to inspire you all, so I hope you will think about summer sewing in Suffolk. I have just made some lovely short pyjamas for my grandsons using some fun fabric together with a blue sheet. Sheets and

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Spring Time Fun with Summer Cottons

Spring Time Fun with Summer Cottons

Spring is springing so time to have fun with summer cottons. It is still possible to buy good quality cottons at a reasonable price for making summer clothes. Clothes for the summer are easier to sew – they are not usually tailored, not necessarily fully lined and

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Sewing Machine Confidence

Sewing Machine Confidence

You need some time to play with a new machine, and not be daunted by it, otherwise it’s all too easy to put it off for another day. If this is the case the Sewing Machine Workbox is a personalised sewing class tailored for you to give you

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