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Sewing Classes For Children Ages 10+

Sewing Workshops (3hrs)


Hands on, practical one off and fun workshops for young adults ages 10+.

Workshops can be bespoke 1:1 classes or for small groups of up to a maximum of 5 students per class and will include an introduction to sewing safely and using a machine, practising different machine skills, before making something fabulous and creative to take away.  

Price is £25 pp plus the cost of any materials required.  Full course details, including materials required,  will be sent out on registration,

Please contact Siobhan directly to arrange by clicking on the contact button below or emailing courses@salledecouture.co.uk

Weekly Sewing Class


These after school course will run weekly or fortnightly (depending on age) in blocks of six sessions and are available for children and teenagers ( ages 10+, ) on a Monday evening.

Classes run for 1 or 2 hours (depending on age) .  Groups will be organised by age and to some extent experience (though please note no experience is necessary to start!) 

Class sizes will be kept small, with no more than 5 children attending each class, so that I can work closely with them. 

Price will be £10 per hour and is paid termly . Lessons will teach progressive skills each week.   

The course will cover operating a sewing machine safely, pattern making, cutting fabrics and patterns safely, and will give students an introduction to a number of sewing techniques and skills.

The course content may vary but will include some or all of the following (please note, this will be dependent on speed of work and confidence of the students. It is important they are comfortable with each technique/lesson before moving on to the next project):

- sewing safely, operating a sewing machine, practise stitching and techniques session. 

- making a pin cushion for use on the remainder of the course

- making a envelope cushion

- making a washbag or similar

-introduction to zips, buttons and buttonholes

- an introduction to patterns - understanding symbols and markings

-beginner dressmaking skills


-and much more!

For more information or to book please call Siobhan on 07789074615, click the contact button below or email courses@salledecouture.co.uk for more information .

Booking 10+ Workshops & Courses


For further information on sewing courses for children or workshops or to book a space please call Siobhan 07789 074615, click on the contact button be or email on courses@salledecouture.co.uk

Alternatively, please follow me on facebook or instagram for instant updates.  Courses are based near Royston and are only 20 minutes from Cambridge.