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 FOUR 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)
 

 

 

Confident beginner Sewing Saturday Workshop - Level 2
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Coles Lane, Oakington. Cambridge.
Saturday 20th May 10am-5pm
ONE SPACE
£70.00 per person £30.00 deposit required to secure your place.
Make a scatter cushion with piping and a zip, make a Faux leather 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)
 

 

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
FULL
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.

 

Absolute beginner sewing Saturday Workshop 
10am-5pm Saturday 1st July
THREE SPACES
Cambridge Sewing Studio, Coles Lane, Oakington, Cambridge.
Setting up your  sewing machine, make an envelope cushion, make a reversible Tote bag, makeup/wash bag with a zip, learn how to shorten hems, zips, buttonhole, Applique.
£70.00 per person  £30.00 deposit required .

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

 

Make a reversible Girls Dress
Saturday Workshop
Level 1 beginner

Cambridge Sewing Studio, Oakington. Cambridge. 
Introductory Offer £60.00 per person.

£20.00 deposit required to secure your place.
Saturday 8th July 10am-4pm
FOUR SPACES

Learn how to use a girls dress pattern using measurements, cut out pattern, cut out your fabric and trimmings,  make your dress, finishing seams, buttons and buttonhole, add binding and trimmings, hems, have a go at some applique.
A lovely gift for your daughter, Granddaughter or niece.
This dress can be worn with a T-Shirt underneath on cooler days. 
(For more details please look on our class information page)


 

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

£20.00 deposit required to secure your place.
Saturday 15th July 10am-2pm
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
THREE 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.

 


 

Courses coming up.

May - Confident beginner sewing Saturday workshop, ONE SPACE
May - Beginners dressmaking, Make a dress in a day FULL
July - Absolute beginner sewing Saturday workshop THREE SPACES
July - Make a girls reversible dress - SPACE
July - Get to know your Overlocker evening course THREE SPACES
July - Lined Curtains Saturday class SPACE.
July - Level 3 quilting Saturday class ONE SPACE
August - Saturday sewing clinic and social sewing.
August - Get to grips with zips evening class.
August - Make a dress in a day.
August - Quilting

August - 2 week Sunday course, Absolute beginner sewing SPACE
September - Saturday sewing clinic and social sewing.
September - Level 1 Quilting

September - piped cushion and sample lined curtains.
September - The Peony dress evening course, beginner dressmaking
September - Absolute beginners sewing 2 x sunday course.
September - Absolute beginner Saturday Workshop
September - Confident beginners evening course.








 

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