Workshop FAQs

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Where are the workshops held?

Most workshops will be held in our studio on Broadway Market, London. We are about 10 minutes walk from Bethnal Green tube station or about 5 minutes from London Fields overground station. A map and full instructions will be sent out close to the date of your booked workshop. Occasionally we will hold workshops at another location, for example at the West Elm store in London.

Do I need to bring my own sewing machine?

Nope, we have machines here for you to use! We work in partnership with Janome so have Janome CXL301 machines for you to use. If you would rather bring along your own machine to use that is absolutely fine.

Help, I can’t sew! Can I still attend?

All workshops will have a description of who they are suitable for. If you’re unsure, just send us a quick message.

Do you provide any food?

Tea, coffee, cold drinks and snacks are available throughout our workshops. For some special workshop events we also provide breakfast or lunch, check your workshop description for full details.

If we aren’t providingΒ lunch there are plenty of places near to buy food and you have an hour to go out and explore. You’re also welcome to stay in the workshop room if you’d prefer to bring your own food.

Can I book you for a private workshop?

Yes! We’d love to hear your ideas and can offer a big range of workshops. Please send us a message with what you’re after and we’ll get back to you asap.

Can I get a refund?

Workshop tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangable. In the event ofΒ undersubscription of a class we reserve the right to cancel the class no less than 48 hours before the date. In this case all attendees will be offered an exchange or full refund.

Is there anywhere nearby you can recommend to stay?

The closest hotel to us is the RE Shoreditch. There is also a Premier Inn in Dalston, Hackney which is not too far away.

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  • Bit of embroidery inspo courtesy of Rosie's bag today! πŸ“πŸŠπŸ‹πŸ’ Sadly not me-made but absolutely fruity-licious nonetheless. We love this idea of stitching through a straw bag!
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  • Another look at my @papercutpatterns Helga playsuit made in buttery soft @stoffstil sandwashed Cupro for our Summer party this Saturday. I love the wrap front details on this, perfect for dancing πŸ’ƒ with no risk of flashing πŸ‘ 
If you're looking for something to do this Saturday evening and want to mingle, dance and shop with other sewing lovers come along to our Summer party, we'd love to meet you all! 🌟 link in profile 🌟 .
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  • Outtake from photographing our party outfits, trying to squidge my foot into a narrow shoe like πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ It make not look much like summer outside but the sunshine WILL be back in time for our Summer Party (🀞) and we can't wait to swish around in our party frocks. Got your ticket yet?!✨🌴 .
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  • Very excited to be hosting the first EVER in-person workshop for The Refashioners! To follow on from last year's theme of #jeanius @portialawrie and @elisalex will be helping you to refashion your old jeans into something new and fabulous. There will also be a two hour Meet and Mingle (🍷πŸ₯‚πŸΉ) after the class which is open to all. Hooray for #TheRefashioners2017! Hope to see you there βœ‚οΈβœ‚οΈ
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  • We've finished our Summer Party outfits!! 🍾 Hannah's made a cupro @namedclothing Helga Playsuit and I've made a rayon @stylearc Giselle dress. Fabrics both AH-MAZING and from @stoffstil. Did you see @elisalex @gabberdashery @thefoldline @sewpositivity posting their party outfits too? They'll be judging our Best Handmade Outfit award on the night (only two weeks away!) with lots of fab prizes to win so get sewing βœ‚οΈβœ¨πŸΎπŸΎ
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  • ✨ We're in a book! ✨ The @molliemakes How To Sew book that we've been working on behind the scenes was published today. Here's a sneak peek of some of the four projects we wrote for it, obviously modelled by our fave @hozbozscoz (as are all the other projects in the book! πŸ‘―). Get out and buy it and make them all? πŸ‘πŸ»βœ‚οΈ Thanks @pavilionbooks for making it all happen!
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