Have you ever thought about taking up a new hobby but didn’t know where to start?  

Stitched By You is here to help get you on the road to creating beautiful pieces.  A dress for you, a cushion or crochet throw for the home or perhaps a fantastic piece of jewellery.  Anything is possible once you know how. Select from one of our courses below to find out more.

Sewing with Mum or Dad Age 8+

Granny, Grampa, Auntie... Have lots of fun working together to create something beautiful to take home with you. Together you will make a boxy zipped bag. 

Mum and child learn to sew workshop

Tutor: Wendy Turner

Together you will make a boxy zipped bag, which can be used as a pencil case, wash bag, or whatever comes to mind! We will show you the techniques needed in simple stages and then together you will create your own bag or bags.

What we will cover in this session: 

  • How to measure and cut out your fabric
  • Sewing on a machine
  • Insert a zip
  • Making a handle for your bag
  • Easy trims
  • Creating the box shape

What you need to bring with you:

  • 40cm of your chosen fabric (cotton or cotton blends) which can be purchased from our shop
  • Any trims you may like to embellish your bag with (ric rac, ribbon, buttons, beads etc)
  • Reel of thread to match
  • 40cm normal zip to match

We have sewing machines for your use, but if you would prefer to bring your own, then please advise us at the time of at time of booking.


Tea, coffee, squash and biscuits are included in your lesson.

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From dressmaking to crafts we have lots of courses to offer.  Choose from a variety of classes and levels, from beginners onwards.  We are very fortunate to have highly skilled, passionate tutors who pass on their love for crafts in an informative and easy way and provide you with the confidence and inspiration needed to go on.   All workshops are limited to a maximum of 6 pupils and designed to be fully hands on.  All of the necessary equipment is provided, including some delicious refreshments! 


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