Sewing Clubs & Workshops

Dyane Offers:

Stitch Kidz – Home Ed and After school  club  for 7 – 15 yrs

Sewing Skills Workshops / Course

Sew your Own Workshops

Sew Social Club for hobby sewists

A couple of Stitch kidz cutting out a top

Stitch Kidz

A certificated sewing curriculum / Sew Fun / Sew Cool – club for 7 – 15 year olds.

Thursdays – Bishop Auckland Workshop

HOME ED Groups:

Tuesdays 1.30 – 2.30 pm 12.00-1.00pm

Thursdays 12.30 – 1.30pm                     1.45 – 2.45pm

After School groups:

Tuesdays   3.45 – 4.45pm                        5 – 6pm
Thursdays. 3.45 – 4.45pm                       5 – 6 pm 

Price is £6 deposit to secure place plus £24 at start of each half term. 

£30 per half term (5-6 sessions)  


Level 1 – Hand sewing pincushion and appliqued mini cushion.

Level 2 – Machine sewing – making strip patch cushion or bag 🙂

Level 3 – Machine Sewing a Simple cotton Top

Level 4- Choice of simple skirt or PJ trousers

Level 5 – Hoodie

Level 6 – Embroidered Item

Level 7 – Small Quilt

Level 8  – and upwards are independant choices, building on skills

Community Certificate – Making Garments for a community Project such as dress a girl around the world or for Award winning Kynryn.

Please Book via myself on 07977719782 or the Stitch Kidz page on Facebook

Stitch Kidz can be offered in schools as an after school club for KS2 & KS3 – feel free to contact and discuss 🙂 

Sew Social

Small friendly group for those who already sew and would like to do so in company and skill share. Participents bring their own projects to work on, with a tutor on hand to help with any tricky bits. Only £4 per session  

Most Tuesday Mornings 9:30 am – 11.30pm                                                                Minumum of 2 participents required, Space for 5 participents 🙂      

Includes:- Drinks and cookies plus optional cuddles with cats and small friendly dog 🙂      

Results during a zips skills workshop

Sewing Skills Workshops – Winter – Spring 2021

These workshops are ideal for beginners, refreshers and those wanting to build on their existing sewing skills.

Saturdays         Mornings 10.30 – 12.15pm       Afternoons 1 – 2.45pm

22nd May       Sewing Machine Basics                         Overlocker Basics

How to thread, wind bobbins,  & sew                 How to thread, maintain & overlock

29th May     Basic Seams and Hems           Sewing Machine Maintainence

  Straight Hem, Flat and zig zag seams              Learn to maintain and simple repairs

12th June     More Hems                                Cover Stitch Machine – Basics

Blind, Twin and Roll hems                             Twin and chain stitch for Stretch fabrics

26th June    Zips                                                More Zips

Standard & Jacket Zips                                       Concealed and fly Zips

10th July     Clothing Alteration Tips                  Key Pattern Alterations

flawless shortening etc                                  inc body measurements, full bust adj etc

24th July Buttons & Buttonholes                          Sleeves

                                                                            Raglan, Shirt, Inset

Tutor, sewing machines, drinks and flapjacks provided (please bring own overlocker or coverstitch machine for those workshops).

Individual morning or afternoon workshops £30 each,

3+ workshops reduces to £25 each

10+ workshops reduces to £20 each

Booking is essential – £5 deposit per workshop secures your place 

Social distancing rules means only 3 can attend. So book early!  £5 booking fee required via the secure payment page on this site or, cash or bank transfer (message for details).

Please Book: 07977719782 text or whats app / email or via messenger; Dyane Turner

  Sew your own Workshops                                                                                                             

Booking essential; £5 non refundable deposit per workshop secures your place.

Deposits can be paid via the secure page on this site or www.paypalme/dyanesstitchintime, Cash or BACs (contact for details)

More Sew your Own Workshops will be held Sept 2021

Sat 19th June – SEW your Own loose summer trousers (4 hours – £40) 

Sat 3rd July – SEW your Own girls summer Dress (4 hours – £40)

Sat 17th July – SEW your Own – Hoodie (4 hours – £40)