Sewing lessons, workshops and parties for children, adults & schools

Workshops

Workshops

I run a variety of sewing workshops which are all aimed to teach, inspire and have fun.

They range from getting to know your sewing machine to more skilled projects.

I also run Children’s after school sewing clubs and sewing workshops during the school holidays.

Freehand machine embroidery workshop

£35.00

Come along and learn the basics of freehand machine embroidery.  This is a 3 hour workshop giving you a taste of machine embroidery. 10-1, £35 each all materials uncluded. Booking essential.

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Beginners class – Learn how to use a sewing machine

£80.00

The beginners workshop will be held over 4 evenings (please note is isn’t running over the Easter holidays). During this course you will learn the very basics of machine sewing and then work on a small project such as a envelope cushion cover, lined tote bag, make up bag or bunting. £80 per person for…

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Sew your own bunny with toy stuffing

£18.00

Come and create your own bunny with toy stuffing using a sewing machine. Suitable for children aged 7+ £18 each and booking essential.

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Sew your own mini bunny bags to fill with Easter treats

£18.00

Come and create your own bunny bags to fill with Easter treats using a sewing machine. Suitable for children aged 7+ and no experience necessary. £18 each and booking essential

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Sew your own Easter Chick

£18.00

Come and create your own Easter Chick with toy stuffing using a sewing machine. Suitable for children aged 7+ £18 each and booking essential

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Sew a selection of Bunny and Easter cards

£18.00

Come and create your own Easter cards using a sewing machine (you will make around 3 cards). Suitable for children aged 7+ and total beginners. £18 each   Booking essential.

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Sew your own teddy clothes

£18.00

Learn to sew your own teddy clothes using a sewing machine.  Suitable for children aged 7+ £18 including all materials, booking essential.

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Sew your own notebook holder

£18.00

Learn to sew your own notebook holder using a sewing machine.  Suitable for children aged 7+ £18 including all materials, booking essential.

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Sew a mermaid tail cushion cover

£18.00

Learn to sew a mermaid tail cushion cover using a sewing machine.  Suitable for children aged 7+ £18 including all materials, booking essential.

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Sew a ruffle pouch pencil case

£18.00

Learn to sew a small zipped ruffle pouch using a sewing machine.  Suitable for children aged 7+ £18 including all materials, booking essential.

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My daughter attended the unicorn pillow workshop and loved every minute shes so excited and can't wait to come back - highly recommended

Christine Jones

I’ve been to 2 workshops at sewing at the button box I can’t recommend enough Gemma taught me to make a skirt and a dress I have since made skirts and dresses for my nieces and daughter It’s great being able to give a truly unique gift made by your self My daughter and her friend both attended the unicorn workshop and had great fun and were very proud of their makes Gemma was patient with them both and they had a super time Thankyou so much Gemma

Jo England

Thoroughly enjoyed a workshop this morning. Gemma gave me many helpful tips to get the best out of my sewing machine and the confidence to tackle buttonholes and zips. A must for would be dressmakers or just having fun with a piece of fabric!

Asa Harland

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Fantastic Easter workshop this morning with my niece. Gemma is a fantastic teacher and is great with children. We had a great time and will definitely be back. Thank you Gem xx

Ally Allen

Really loved my sewing lessons with Gem. Gem is fantastic, very patient and talented. Over the moon with the cushion I Managed to make, my son loves it too. x

Kate Prytherch