Sewing Classes

Sew the Deb Day Way

As well as being able to get creative and make your own clothes or accessories,  sewing is also a bit of mindful escapism, whilst you’re sewing, everything else is on hold. I am passionate about what I do and love to pass on my sewing knowledge to others. So, if you’d like to learn to sew or improve your sewing skills then you’re in the right place. Take a look at all the different classes on offer and come and join us for a Sewing Adventure! 

Booking a Class: 

have a look below at the wide selection of courses we offer in the sewing room.

Once you’ve found something you like, you can book directly by clicking on the images below.

Individual Tuition: 

if a group class isn’t for you or if there is a specific technique you would like to learn, we also offer 1:1 tuition. Please email or call for more information.

Group Bookings & Parties: 

Maybe you would like to make a group booking for a hen party, a birthday treat, baby shower or just a gathering then please do contact me to discuss your needs, I’m sure I will be able to accommodate.

Contact: 

you can contact me for more information on 07827 446213 or email info@debdaysewingroom.com  I look forward to welcoming you into our sewing community!

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Absolute Beginners

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Beginners Sewing

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Beyond Beginners

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Sewing with Stretch

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Soft Furnishings

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Pattern Cutting

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Know your Machines

Salwar

Asian Dressmaking

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Sewcials

Absolute Beginners Sewing

Would you love to be able to sew but just don’t know where to start?

This class is for absolute beginners or for those of you who haven’t sewn in a while and would like to refresh your skills – want to know more? just click on the image below to book your place.

This class goes right back to basics – you will learn from scratch, all about the sewing machine and how to make it go! You will then make a couple of lovely items to take home with you – what’s not to love?

 

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Beginners Sewing

Once you’ve had a great time sewing in the Absolute Beginners Class, you’ll be able to progress to some Beginners Sewing projects… fancy having a go at an easy top or some very stylish PJ’s? There’s also a beginners dressmaking course or maybe you’d prefer learning to quilt.

Check out the classes below and continue your sewing adventure!

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Beyond Beginners Sewing

So you’ve made a couple of easier projects and you’re ready to take your sewing to the next level – Beyond Beginners will help you to do just that!

These classes and workshops are designed to increase your sewing skills and learn some great techniques that you can then use for other projects.

Would you like to be able to fit a zip, attach bias-binding, make buttonholes or create lovely pockets? Well there’s a class here just for you!

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Sewing With Stretch

Do you struggle to sew with stretch and find yourself shying away from it?

I will show you how to get great results using stretch fabric, you will learn some really useful techniques so you can sew stretch with confidence!

Join us on this Stretch Dress Making Course and learn to sew your staple wardrobe pieces using stretch fabric and an overlocker.

We will work through 3 projects, a Billie sweater from Tillie and the Buttons, the gorgeous Georgie Dress from Sew Over It, and everyones favourite – a pair of leggings. You will learn some core dress making skills including: seams and seam finishes, hems, gathers, set-in sleeves, neck bands, cuffs and much more!

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Soft Furnishings

Would you love to be able to update your home with some lovely handmade soft furnishings?

…even better when they’re exactly to your own taste and style

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Pattern Cutting

Are you fed up with making clothes that don’t fit properly?

Would you love to learn how to create sewing patterns to your own specific measurements?

During this 10 week course you will learn how to draft your own pattern blocks and how to manipulate them to create stylish garment.

Week by Week we will cover:

  • Accurate measuring

  • Drafting a skirt, bodice and sleeve block

  • how to turn your blocks into patterns

  • Making a toile and fitting techniques

  • Manipulating block patterns to your own style

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Know Your Machines

Do you have a lovely sewing machine or overlocker with loads of functions that are just mind blowing and a little confusing?

Let me show you how to get to grips with what your machines can do and unlock the potential they have to make your sewing journey much more fun and satisfying.

Together, we can demystify your machine and increase your confidence with it.

In this class you’ll have the opportunity to:-

  • learn about the different machine feet and what they are used for

  • learn about the different stitches and what they are used for

  • and lots more tips along the way!

You will need to bring your machine with you. along with all the accessories and instruction manual.

Use of all other equipment is included as well as all the tea/coffee you can drink!

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Asian Dressmaking

Would you love to be able to make your own traditional Asian Garments, or would you like to learn how to alter something you already have?

 

Asian Dressmaking for Beginners could be just what you’re looking for. Raminder has been making traditional Asian clothing for more than 40 years and would love to pass on her knowledge and skills to you.

In this class you can learn how to make your own patterns and garments from scratch, or you can bring along a project you are already working on, the choice is yours. Learning new skills that you can use again and again, and bonus… you also get to save on future tailoring costs too – how brilliant is that!

You will have use of all the equipment in the Sewing Room including of state of the art sewing machines. All you need to do is to bring along your own fabrics and matching thread.

No sewing experience? No problem! Raminder will teach you how to sew and how to use our lovely sewing machines.

Please choose your date from the drop down list below – Happy Sewing!

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Sewcials

In our regular socials you can get help and support to work on your own projects.

You can come along for one Sewcial or more if you prefer.

Meet other enthusiastic sewists and inspire each other to make and create beautiful things.

Sewcials are suitable for anyone, but you will need a little knowledge of how to use a sewing machine.

If you are an absolute beginner you can sign up for the beginners class and then progress to the Sewcials.

See our whole calendar of upcoming classes and choose the one that’s just right for you!