Friday, 14 July 2017 14:16

3 Week Dressmaking Success!

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Well done to Freya who made this beautiful dress for her party!

Thursday, 13 July 2017 14:01

New Owners and Sewing Machine Repairs!

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Julie and Vivian took over Stitched By You in May this year - do pop in and say hello!  We now offer sewing machine repairs...

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 12:27

Try something new!

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Cross Stitch is being taken more seriously as an art form thanks to people like Mr X Stitch, who promotes contemporary embroidery and needlework, and proves that you don't need only x chromosomes to X Stitch!

Take a look at some of our students wonderful results in their free motion embroidery class!

A prerequisite to sewing clothing for yourself, is being able to take your measurements accurately, but we are often left to our own devices to figure out how to do this properly. Or, worse, we simply buy the pattern size we think we are, and then are unhappy with the resulting fit.

Friday, 26 June 2015 10:27

Beginner Handbag Class

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If you are new to sewing handbags, this is the class for you!  Learn to make a beautiful, lined bag with stiff handles, bag feet and a magnetic popper.  Skills you can apply to many more sewing projects.

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 10:19

10 Top Beginner Sewing Tips

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Good sewing habits make for happy sewing time.  You know the old saying 'a bad workman blames his tools', well unless your machine has a problem and is in need of some TLC from a sewing machine mechanic, the problems generally result from your end!  Get into these good habits and avoid some frustration.


A Little Girls Sundress
A Masterclass In Piped Cushions
A Sample Curtain
Age 10+ Pretty PJ Shorts
Age 10+ Christmas Stocking
Beginners & Improvers Sewing Masterclass
Beginners Crochet - Learn The Stitches 
Beginners Patchwork
Christmas Bunting
Christmas Stocking 


Dressmaking x 3 weeks
Dressmaking x 4 weeks
Flattering Sleeveless Shift Dress
Follow On Quilting
Get Sewing with Mum or Dad Age 7+
Learn to sew with sequins - Christmas top
Lined ‘A’ Line Skirt
Luxury Sewing Retreat
Make A Clock
Overlocker Class - Jersey T Shirt


Patchwork & Quilting Summer Table Runner
Pictorial Machine Embroidery Workshop
Refreshers Crochet - Butterflies and Flowers
Refreshers Crochet - Snowflakes & Stars
Sample Roman Blind
Soft Tailoring - Jackets
Tilly & the Buttons Coco Dress
Traditional Stretch Lampshades x 3 weeks
Trouser Making Class x 6 weeks