Creative sewing classes in Glasgow. Practical courses and workshops taught by artists and designers. A place to make, to learn, and to relax.
2 day weekend workshop (+1 prep evening) // 9:30am - 5pm both days // Level: Beyond Basics // Cost: £150 (including pattern) // Instructor: Cassandra Belanger & Susie Haigh // Pattern: Fitting Pattern by Storybook Patterns
We're all made in different shapes and sizes. Thankfully. And so, when it comes to making your own clothes from a set pattern, it can sometimes get a bit tricky. But in this two-day practical masterclass, led by our two most senior instructors, we'll be showing you some tried and tested methods for fitting garments to your own unique body.
One Day Workshop // 10am - 5pm // Skill Level: Pure Beginner (and upwards) // Cost: £60 (includes sample fabrics) // Instructor: Patricia Collins
An overlock stitch is what you'll find on the inside of almost any piece of regular hi-street clothing. In this course, led by expert Patricia Collins, we'll be helping you to get your head around this rather odd looking machine. Techniques will include different overlocking stitches; curves & corners; and additional functions such as rolled hems.
4 Hour Session // 1pm - 5pm // Cost: £25 // Instructor: Cassandra Belanger
If you need some help with a sewing project or just some extra time in the studio with a machine, then the Sunday Sewing Sessions are ideal. Come along and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of The Stitchery, meet new people, and get expert help with your creations
If it's ever seemed wholly impossible to find a bra or pants that fit well, then here's a chance to right this grievous wrong. This course is a step-by-step guide on how you can, using a standard domestic sewing machine , create a very comfortable and well fitted bra along with a matching set of pants. There will also be the option of learning to use the overlocker and cover lock for your undergarments.
2-day weekend workshop // 10am - 5pm both days // Cost: £140 (includes pattern) // Skill Level: Growing Beginner (and upwards) // Instructor: Susie Haigh // Project: The Driftless Cardigan (women) or Newcastle Cardigan (men)
Just in time for Autumn and the need for some more layers, we're excited to introduce the Classic Cardigan Workshop; a two-day delve into the wonderful world of knit fabric. (Psssst....this is not 'knitting', as in what you do with needles and wool, but 'knit' fabric as in jersey).
One day workshop // 10am - 5pm // Level: Beyond Basics// Cost: £60 (includes fabric samples) // Instructor: Patricia Collins
Harness the full potential of your overlocker for making professional looking clothes, with your own unique embellishments. If you've already done our one-day Unlocking Your Overlocker course or you just need a little help and encouragement to get beyond the basics, then this workshop is for you.
2-day weekend workshop, plus 2-hour Prep Session // 10am - 5pm both days // Skill Level: Beyond Beginner // Cost: £160 (includes pattern) // Instructor: Cassandra Macindoe // Pattern Options: Jedediah Pants, Ginger Skinny Jeans, Ginger Flared Jeans, or Morgan Boyfriend Jeans
Finding hi-street jeans that are good quality, well-fitting, and suit your style can be difficult at the best of times. So that's why we've decided to show you how to make your very own denims, as well as running you through the process of getting good fit.
2-day weekend workshop (plus prep session) // 10am - 5pm both days (prep session: 7-9pm) // Level: Beyond Beginner // Instructor: Cassandra Macindoe, Designer // Cost: £160 (inc. Boundless Style book worth £16.99) // Project: Mix & Match from the Boundless Style book by Victory Patterns.
Have you ever wanted to design your very own dress, to your own unique look? The Boundless Style book from Victory patterns takes you one step closer to this, allowing you to interchange the sleeve, bodice, and skirt sections of your garment and create your own custom look.
2-day weekend workshop // 9:30am - 4:30pm both days // Cost: £140 (includes pattern) // Level: Pure Beginner // Instructor: Alison Drever of Curate & Create
Learn the basics of making clothes and create something unique for that special child in your life. Led by sewing blogger, Alison Drever, this is a weekend introduction to making clothes, using kids clothing as your starting point. The workshop is intended to equip you with confidence and a basic skill set that you can develop and apply to a range of projects.
2-day weekend workshop // 10am - 5pm both days // Level: Growing Beginner // Cost: £125 // Instructor: Cassandra Macindoe, Designer & Stitchery Founder // Project: The Carolyn Pyjamas
Whether you're cosying up by the fire, eating Sunday brunch, or making your way through the latest Netflix series binge, there's nothing quite like lounging in a comfortable pair of PJs! In this 2-day workshop, led by Stitchery Founder, Cassandra Macindoe, we'll be showing you how to make your very own pair of classic, hand-crafted PJs.
2-day Workshop // 10am-4pm both days // Level: Pure Beginner // Cost: £120 // Instructor: Susie Haigh, Designer // Projects: Tote bag, gadget case, make-up purse, apron, or cushion cover.
Get to grips with the basics of sewing and make something unique for yourself, a friend or a loved one. Led by Designer, Susie Haigh, this two day workshop is designed to give you a comprehensive introduction to the wonderful world of sewing, equipping you with foundational skills that can be applied to a range of projects.