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.

 

 

Clone Your Clothes

D.I.Y. COUTURE
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Oakington. Cambridge.  £70.00 per person.
£30.00 deposit required to secure your place.
April 1st  Saturday 10.00am-4.oopm
FULL
April 15th Saturday 10.00am-4.00pm SPACE
Do you have a favourite garment that fits you perfectly and would love to recreate it? Then this course is for you! You will be shown the easy uncomplicated way to copy your clothes.
This course will teach you how to copy your clothes by making a pattern from an existing garment. You will leave the class with a perfectly fitted  garment and your pattern!
So, if you like the sound of this lets go!  You will need to be confident with a sewing machine and have dressmaking experience  (for more information please go to our class information page)

 

Oilcloth Beach bag sewing evening
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Oakington. Cambridge.
April 26th 6pm-9pm FULL
May 3rd 6pm-9pm  SPACE
Sand is just too messy for cotton, so whip up a beach bag out of easy to clean oilcloth! Great for the pool, too!
Must be confident with a sewing machine
Easy sewing, lets get ready for our summer holidays, a lovely relaxed fun class.
Just bring your sewing machine, fabric, thread, scissors and pins.
All patterns will be provided in class.
Tea/coffee and biscuits provided. 
(For more details please look on our class information page)

 

Quilting, Saturday Workshop
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Oakington. Cambridge.  £80.00 per person.
May 6th Saturday 10.00am-4.oopm
SPACE
Basic sewing machine experience needed.
Make a lap quilt or a baby quilt
Learn the Art of patchwork quilting, design your patchwork top, position your fabrics correctly and lots more.
(For more details please look on our class information page)

 

Absolute Beginner Quilting, Saturday Workshop
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Oakington. Cambridge.  £80.00 per person.
May 13th Saturday 10.00am-4.oopm
SPACE
No quilting experience needed, basic sewing machine experience required.
Learn the Art of patchwork quilting, design your patchwork top, position your fabrics correctly, sew it all together, quilt it, binding and make it into a cushion, have a beautiful quilted cushion to show off at home.

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


 

Absolute 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.
May 7th and 14th 10am-2pm
FULL

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)
 

 

Confident beginner Sewing Saturday Workshop - Level 2
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Coles Lane, Oakington. Cambridge.
Saturday 20th May 10am-5pm
SPACE
£80.00 per person £30.00 deposit required to secure your place.
Make a scatter cushion with piping and a zip, make an oilcloth washbag with a zip, make a wrist pin cushion.
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)
 

Quilted Storage Pod  evening class.
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Oakington. Cambridge.
Wednesday 24th May 6-9pm SPACE.
£30 per person, £10 deposit required to book your place.
What to put in yours! The possibilities are endless...perfect for your sewing room? Childrens bedroom? Kitchen?
Follow a pattern, cut your fabrics and wadding, quilting, sew together your pod.
Must be confident with a sewing machine
Easy sewing, a lovely relaxed fun class.
Just bring your sewing machine, fabric, thread, scissors and pins.
All patterns will be provided in class.
Tea/coffee and biscuits provided. 
(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.
May 27th  10am-5pm
SPACE

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, faacings and hems.  You must be confident with your sewing machine, no dressmaking experience required. 
(For more details please look on our class information page)

 

Absolute beginner sewing 6 week course 
Thursday evenings 7-9pm June 29th July 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th August 3rd.
SPACE
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Coles Lane, Oakington, Cambridge.
Setting up your  sewing machine, make an envelope cushion, make a reversible Tote bag, make a large makeup bag, learn how to shorten hems, zips, buttonhole, Applique, Different seams, alter and repair your own clothes (depending on class pace) 
£120.00 per person  £40.00 deposit required .

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

 

6 week Beginner Dressmaking Level 1
The Hollyburn skirt.

Wednesday evenings 7-9pm June 28th July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August 2nd SPACE
The Cambridge Sewing Studio, Coles lane, Oakington, Cambridge.
 £120.00£40.00 deposit required.
This is a great class for a beginner dressmaker who has some sewing experience. This quick and easy skirt combines a flattering waist band with a flared skirt it has front pockets. 
Learn how to measure correctly, follow a pattern, pin and cut your fabric, finishing seams, insert zip, hems, waistband and much more. Have a Stunning skirtto show off this Autumn!
Sizes 0-16UK

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

 

Courses coming up.

March - The Hazel Dress - Beginners dressmaking FULL
April - D.I.Y Couture, Clone your clothes - Level 1, SPACE
April - Summer project, Oilcloth (PVC) beach bag evening SPACE

May - Beginners Quilting Saturday workshop SPACE
May - Beginners sewing Sunday 2 week course, level 1 FULL
May - Confident beginner sewing Saturday workshop level 2, SPACE
May - Quilted storage pods.

May - Beginners dressmaking, Make a dress in a day SPACE
May - Beginners Quilting Saturday workshop SPACE
June - Level 3 Quilting.
June - Absolute beginner sewing Level 1 evening course.
June - Beginner dressmaking Level 1 - The Hollyburn skirt.






 

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