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 1.30 – 2.30pm                      1.45 – 2.45pm

After School groups:

Tuesdays   3.45 – 4.45pm                        5 – 6pm 6:30-7:30pm
Thursdays. 3.45 – 4.45pm                       5 – 6 pm  6:30-7:30pm

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

£7.50 taster session.

£37.50 per half term (at least 5 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 your own Workshops                                                                                                             

Beginner Garments

Saturdays 10am-2pm

29th Jan – Simple top

19th Feb – PJ/Loose trousers or boxers

19th March – Kimone/Shrug

Bring lunch snacks and fabric, tuition and machines provided.

£20 deposit + £20 on day.

Whole Day Workshops

Saturdays 10am-4pm

15th Jan – Wrap tunic/dress

5th Feb – Hoodie

5th March – Trousers inc. pocket + zip

Bring packed lunch + fabric, tuition and machines provided.

£30 deposit + £30 on day.

Small friendly workshops for three to six people in home studio with experienced, qualified tutor. 50 % non-refundable deposit to secure place,  10% reduction when three or more workshops booked. They are ran from September – March only EACH YEAR.

Sewing Skills Workshops

Learn how to thread and maintain sewing machines. Learn key sewing skills – seams, hems, zips & buttonholes etc, plus key pattern alterations. Small friendly workshops with experienced tutor. £25 each (Run twice annually, from September – December and January – March)

Beginners and Refreshers, gain all the key skills you need to successfully sew your own items & garments at home 🙂

Either: Mondays 1 – 2.30pm

Or: Fridays 6.30 – 8pm

29th Sept – Threading your sewing machine, winding bobbin and make a pin cushion.

26th Sept – Machine, needles, feet and maintenance

3rd October – How to sew and neaten Seams

10th October – How to sew Hems

17th October – Inserting Zips

24th Oct – half term

31st Oct – Halloween

7th November – Buttons and Buttonholes

14th November – SYO Cushion Cover

21st Nov – Alterations & Repairs to garments

28th Nov – Adjust dressmaking Patterns for fit

5th Dec – Overlocker Basics

12th Dec – Own choice – Christmas Make

Small friendly groups in home studio.

Can be booked as a course or individual workshops £28 per workshop (£10 deposit per w/s.

Whole course: Get eleven workshops for price of nine £225 (£90 deposit).