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Sewing Classes
We offer a range of sewing classes, workshops and tuition at our oh sew pretty shop.
 From complete beginners to those who know their way round a sewing machine our sewing classes are just for you. Bring your own machine or use one of our brand new Singer sewing machines.

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 Beginners  

Oh Sew Pretty Cushion Class
Want to learn a new skill or start a new hobby but don’t want to commit to a full course yet?
Then this is the class for you!
This class is for complete beginners so no previous sewing experience is required.
During this class, we will take you through all the basics and show you how to thread up a sewing machine & over locker safely. You will learn how to cut & pin fabric, sew in a straight line keeping to the seam allowance and how to finish the inside of your cushion to stop it from fraying. At the end of your class you will have created a fabulous        Oh Sew Pretty Cushion with an envelope back and applique decoration.
This project will give you a new skill to take away and use on your own projects at home.
We run this class all year round and offer themed Oh Sew Pretty Cushion classes for Valentines, Easter, Halloween & Christmas.
We can also offer this class as a Craft party! Great for birthday parties, hen parties, and baby showers.
If you would like to book a craft party, then please get in touch on 01926 863709 to discuss details. We have another venue for larger parties and we are available on request to come to your venue and have a variety of extras we can offer!
We will provide all the materials you will need for this class.
 Tea and biscuits will also be provided so just bring yourself along!

Class length -  3 hours
Price - £39.00 per person

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Oh Sew Pretty Apron
Want to learn a new skill or start a new hobby but don’t want to commit to a full course just yet?
 Then this is the class for you!
This class is for complete beginners so no previous sewing experience is required.
During this class, we will take you through all the basics and show you how to thread and use a sewing machine and over locker safely.  You will then learn how to cut and pin fabric, sew in a straight line, keeping to a seam allowance and how to finish the inside of your apron to stop it from fraying. At the end of your class you will have created a fabulous Oh Sew Pretty Apron with a pocket, ties & applique decoration.
This project will give you a new skill to take away and use on your own projects at home. 
We run this class all year round and offer themed Oh Sew Pretty Cushion classes for Valentines, Easter, Halloween & Christmas.
We can also offer this class as a Craft party! Great for birthday parties, hen parties, and baby showers.
If you would like to book a craft party, then please get in touch on 01926 863709 to discuss details. We have another venue for larger parties and we are available on request to come to your venue and have a variety of extras we can offer!
We will provide all the materials you will need for this class.
 Tea and biscuits will also be provided so just bring yourself along!

Class length - 3 hours
Price - £39 per person

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Beautiful Bunting Class
Want to learn a new skill or start a new hobby but don’t want to commit to a full course yet?
Then this is the class for you!
This class is for complete beginners so no previous sewing experience is required.
During this class, we will take you through all the basics and show you how to thread and use a sewing machine safely.  You will then learn how to cut and pin fabric, sew in a straight line, keeping to a seam allowance. At the end of your class you will have created some beautiful double sided Bunting with binding finish and applique decoration.
This project will give you a new skill to take away and use on your own projects at home. 
We run this class all year round and offer themed Oh Sew Pretty Cushion classes for Valentines, Easter, Halloween & Christmas.
We can also offer this class as a Craft party! Great for birthday parties, hen parties, and baby showers.
If you would like to book a craft party, then please get in touch on 01926 863709 to discuss details. We have another venue for larger parties and we are available on request to come to your venue and have a variety of extras we can offer!
We will provide all the materials you will need for this class.
 Tea and biscuits will also be provided so just bring yourself along!
Class length - 3 hours
Price - £39.00 per person

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Alterations & Customising


 
Due to popular demand, we have added Alterations & Customising to the list of classes we offer.
Want to learn a new skill or start a new hobby but don’t want to commit to a full course yet?
Then this is the class for you!
During this class, we will take you through all the basics and show you how to thread and use a sewing machine safely.  You will then learn how to alter and customise your wardrobe. This class varies depending on the items of clothing you bring with you. We can teach you how to shorten/lengthen trousers & jeans, take in/let out dresses & skirts or completely customise an outfit.
The possibilities are endless.
This project will give you a new skill to take away and use on your own projects at home. 
Class length - 3 hours
Materials required: Bring around 5 items with you, we can advise and guide if you don’t get time to alter or customise all items

Price - £45 per person

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Dressmaking

If you want to make your own clothes but need a helping hand or you’re returning to sewing and want to brush up on your skills,  we’re here to help guide you through making your clothes with our collection of beautiful Tilly & The Buttons sewing patterns.

Our dressmaking workshops run from 10:30 - 17:00 with a 30 minute lunch break.

This workshop costs £125.00 which includes your very own Tilly and The Buttons pattern.

Tea  & biscuits will be provided throughout the day but you are welcome to

bring along lunch.

Depending on your chosen pattern and sewing level you may leave with

some hand sewing or  finishing to do at home.

Before your class we invite you to come instore to choose the right pattern for your

sewing level.

We will also be able to help you with your fabric choice, amount needed and any materials you will need for your chosen garment.

Below are a list of all our Tilly & The Buttons patterns and their recommended sewing level.

Tilly and the Buttons easy ladies sewing patterns

Cleo Pinafore & Dungaree Dress  -  Beginners

Bettine Dress  -  Beginners

Dominique Skirt  -  Beginners

Miette Skirt  -  Beginners

Marigold Jumpsuit & Trousers  -  Confident Beginners

Coco Top & Dress  -  Confident Beginners

Francoise Dress  -  Confident Beginners

Arielle Skirt  -  Confident Beginners

Zadie Dress  -  Improvers

Rosa Shirt & Shirt Dress  -  Improvers

Orla Shift Top  -  Improvers

Martha Dress  -  Improvers

Fifi Pyjamas  -  Improvers

Anges Jersey Top  -  Improvers

Mathilde Blouse  -  Improvers

 

 

 

 

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Intro to Sewing Course

 
Our most popular course! We love introducing people to the wonderful world of sewing and helping them learn a very useful and enjoyable new skill!
Our Intro To Sewing course is for absolute beginners! We will start at the very beginning and show you firstly how to thread the sewing machine and then we will slowly help build your confidence by working through our four tailor-made projects. This course will give you the confidence to take on a whole    variety of projects!
Here is how Intro to sewing is broken down:
Session 1 – Oh Sew Pretty Cushion
During this class, we will take you through all the basics and show you how to thread up a sewing machine & over locker safely. You will learn how to cut & pin fabric, sew in a straight line keeping to the seam allowance and how to finish the inside of your cushion to stop it from fraying. At the end of your class you will have created a fabulous        Oh Sew Pretty Cushion with an envelope back and applique decoration.
Session 2 – Oh Sew Pretty Apron
During this class, we will take you through all the basics and show you how to thread and use a sewing machine and over locker safely.  You will then learn how to cut and pin fabric, sew in a straight line, keeping to a seam allowance and how to finish the inside of your apron to stop it from fraying. At the end of your class you will have created a fabulous Oh Sew Pretty Apron with a pocket, ties & applique decoration.
Session 3 – Zipped Makeup Bag
During this class, we will take you through all the basics and show you how to thread and use a sewing machine and over locker safely.  You will then learn how to cut and pin fabric, sew in a straight line, keeping to a seam allowance and how to add zips and lining. At the end of your class you will have mastered zips and lining and created a fabulous Zipped Makeup Bag.
Session 4 – Alterations & Customising
During this class, we will take you through all the basics and show you how to thread and use a sewing machine safely.  You will then learn how to alter and customise your wardrobe. This class varies depending on the items of clothing you bring with you. We can teach you how to shorten/lengthen trousers & jeans, take in/let out dresses & skirts or completely customise an outfit.
The possibilities are endless.

Class length: Four 3 hour sessions

Materials required: You will need to bring a basic sewing kit e.g scissors, pins, tape measure to all of your lessons. All fabrics will be provided. You will need to bring your own garments for your alteration & customising class.

Price - £130.00

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Paper Flower Class


This project will give you new skills to take away to create your very own bouquet.
All materials provided along with plenty of tea, coffee and cake.
Looking for a little décor inspiration? DIY wedding idea? Or in need of a quick table top refresh? Then this is the class for you!
This class is for complete beginners so no experience is required.
During this class, we will teach you the skills you need to master these stunning paper flowers. You will learn how to cut, fold and construct the petals so by the end of the class you have the skills to take away & create your very own bouquet.
A very relaxing class which we provide all materials for.
Level - No experience required
Class length - 2 hours
All materials provided
Price - £25.00 per person or £40.00 for two people booking and attending at the same time.