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.

Pretty PJ Shorts Age 8 plus & Adult Lounge Pants

These are great for beginner sewers. You will make a simple pair of shorts in a fabric pattern of your choice and we will show you how to personalize them.

pretty pj shorts

Tutor: Wendy Turner

We will provide the pattern for this class, please could you email us with your waist and hip measurements This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will provide you with the skills to repeat this pattern again and again using different materials and trims.

The topics we aim to cover are:

  • Laying out the pattern
  • Learn how to cut accurately
  • Marking the pattern with notches/darts etc
  • Apply trims
  • Create a casing
  • Inserting elastic

Materials needed:

  • 90cm of fabric (cotton or cotton blends)
  • Matching thread
  • 0.5m ribbon (which will compliment the fabric)
  • 1 inch wide elastic enough to sit comfortable around your waist
  • Thread to match

All materials are available to purchase in our shop.

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


Tea, coffee, soft drinks 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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