Curtain Making, Soft Furnishings, Dressmaking, Upholstery and Needlecrafts

Our sewing room is equipped with brand new sewing machines and all the sewing and upholstery equipment needed for your projects. We run workshops where you can work on your own sewing or upholstery project and we will also be running a Professional Soft Furnishing Course for those who wish to make their passion their living. 


 Quilting Workshop Saturday Afternoons

This fun, informal quilting workshop will have you quilting in no time! Beginners & Improvers welcome.  

 Sewing machines provided but please bring your chosen fabric.

Refreshments & light lunch included.

Please call or see bookings page to book this course. 

Saturday 18th May 2019 

Saturday 1st June 2019

9.30 - 4.00 


 Inter-Lined Curtains

Make a hand finished, sumptuous, inter-lined curtain sample.

Everything you need is provided for this workshop. Sewing machines provided or bring your own. Suitable for those with a little experience. (If in doubt give us a call) 

Refreshments provided

See bookings page to book this course.

Saturday 20th April 2019

9.30 - 1.30 


Lined Curtains

 Learn to make a  lined curtain with header tape. 

Everything needed is provided including sewing machines, or bring your own. Sewing basics required. 

Refreshments and lunch included.

Please get in touch for dates

10.00 - 1.00 


 Roman Blinds

In this class you will make a roman blind to fit a small window of your choosing. 

You will need to bring  your main fabric but everything else you need for the blind is provided in this workshop. Sewing machines provided or bring your own. Sewing basics required. (If in doubt give us a call) 

Refreshments provided

Please get in touch for dates

9.30 - 1.00 


Saturday Upholstery Drop-In Workshop

Typically, this taster workshop is suitable for a piano stool/footstool or small dining chair.You will work under the expert guidance of our upholsterer. You will also need to bring top fabric, (foam) and trimmings but everything else is included.

Refreshments and light lunch provided.

Please call or email to book this course as it will run on demand.


9.30 - 4.00 


Professional Curtain Making Course

If you are passionate about sewing and soft furnishings, and want to turn that passion into a career then this could be the course for you.  We show you how to make professional standard, hand-finished curtains and blinds.  We cover measurement and curtain hanging, pelmets, tie-backs and different heading types, lining, inter-lining and trims. This is a practical course where you will produce finished sample items for your portfolio.  We also cover setting up your own business and trade accounts. Everything you need is provided for the course.  

Refreshments and light lunches are provided.

Monday 5th August 2019

Monday 23rd September 2019

Monday 25th November 2019

Monday 20th January 2020

Monday 9th March 2020

Monday 20th April 2020

5 days 9.30 - 4.00 

Please email or call 07581130098 to book.  Deposit of £250 secures your place with the balance due 3 weeks prior to the course start date.


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