Cambridge Sewing & Dressmaking



Welcome to Cambridge Sewing

Cambridge Sewing Studio
Coles Lane, Oakington, Cambridge.

 

Has your sewing machine been gathering dust? Are you having problems setting up your machine?
Grow your confidence and learn to sew in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
The Best advice for sewing is to relax and enjoy the process of creating something made by you just for you.

Sewing and dressmaking courses/classes
Beginners to Advanced
The studio is located in the Cambridge village of Oakington.
 Fabulous opportunity to work in a purposely designed and fully equipped  studio
Small class sizes - six per class
Lots of individual help and support
Friendly and relaxed atmosphere
Come and join, I love to help you get creative…..

 

Upcoming Courses and dates:

Please contact us on our contact page or call 07551 436 383 with any questions. 

To book and secure your place on one of our courses please call Tamsin 07551 436383/01223 234447

To book a place online please  go direct to our course/classes bookings page.

Please book early to avoid disappointment.

 

 

Beginner Sewing, 2 week Sunday Workshop-Level 1
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Oakington. Cambridge.  £80.00 per person.
£30.00 deposit required to secure your place.

August 6th and 13th 10am-2pm FULL

September 24th and October 1st 10am-2pm FIVE SPACES
No Sewing machine experience needed.
Setting up your  sewing machine, learn all the basic stitches, reverse, using a pattern make an envelope cushion(cushion pad is included in class) make a reversible Tote bag, Make a makeup bag with a zip,learn how to shorten hems and the buttonhole. 
All patterns are provided in class and you can take them away to make lots more at home, handmade gifts for your family and friends. 

(For more details please look on our class information page)
 

 

Make a dress in a day - Beginner dressmaking-Level 1
Saturday Workshop

Cambridge Sewing Studio, Oakington. Cambridge.  Promotion offer £80.00 per person.
£30.00 deposit required to secure your place.

August 5th 10am-5pm FIVE SPACES

Semi-fitted through the bust dress with facings, French darts and long trumpet sleeves.  You will learn how to:
Take your correct measurements, use a pattern correctly, adjust your pattern, pin and cut your fabric correctly, sew seams, add sleeves, facings and hems.  You must be confident with your sewing machine, no dressmaking experience required. 
(For more details please look on our class information page)

 

Quilting - Half-square triangle sampler quilt
Saturday Workshop

Level Three

Saturday 29th July 10am-4/5pm, £80.00 per person, £40 deposit required.
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Coles lane, Oakington, Cambridge
ONE SPACE
'Half-square triangle sampler quilt': learn how to master a staple quilting technique and create a beautiful sampler-style quilt.  Perfect the art of the half-square triangle block and learn how to add sashing and cornerstones to your quilts.
We will cut fabric from yardage to create half square triangles and piece them together to show off a range of traditional quilting blocks including the Dutchman's Puzzle and Flying Geese.  We will add sashing and cornerstones to the blocks to add depth and interest to the top before quilting and binding the quilt.

Curtains Saturday Workshop
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Oakington. Cambridge. 
£40.00 per person.

£20.00 deposit required to secure your place.

Saturday 26th August 10am-2pm SIX SPACES

Learn how to make fully lined curtain samples. You will learn how to measure the window correctly, square off the fabric, add the lining  and attach the header tape.You will make a sample pair of curtains in this class and have instuctions to take away with you. Your sewing level: we will expect you to be able to use a sewing machine

 

Get to know your overlocker  2 week evening course 
 Thursday evening July 13th and 20th, 7pm-9pm £40.00
NO SPACES
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Coles Lane, Oakington, Cambridge.
Master the overlocker whilst making a versatile T shirt with the option to have a short or long sleeve, different necklines. This class will not only teach you how to sew the T shirt but also how to properly use and understand your overlocker.

 

The Penny Dress dressmaking 4 week
Saturday Course.

Cambridge Sewing Studio, Oakington. Cambridge.  Promotion offer £140.00 per person.
£50.00 deposit required to secure your place.

September 23rd, 30th October 7th, 14th. 10am-2pm SIX SPACES

This charming shirtdress has a fitted bodice, with traditional shirt details like a collar stand, button placket, and shoulder yoke.
Version 1 features a fitted waistband and full set-in sleeves that complement a gathered skirt.
Version 2 has a sleeveless bodice, a semi-circle skirt, and an overlapping gathered waist belt. The skirts can be mixed to match either bodice size 4-26.
  You will learn how to:  Take your correct measurements, use a pattern correctly, adjust your pattern, pin and cut your fabric correctly, sew seams, add sleeves, yokes, colar, waistband, zip and hems.  You must be confident with your sewing machine, some dressmaking project experience.
 

Courses coming up.

July - Level 3 quilting Saturday class
August - Saturday sewing clinic and social sewing.
August - Get to grips with zips evening class.
August - Make a dress in a day.

August - 2 week Sunday course, Absolute beginner sewing
August - Lined Curtains.
September - The Penny dress Saturday course
September - Absolute beginners sewing 2 x sunday course.
September - Absolute beginner Saturday Workshop
September - Confident beginners Level 2, evening course.

October - Level 1 Quilting
October - The jacket








 

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