A sewing workshop in Brighton for anyone working on a sewing project or who is a keen stitcher!

Do you want to get started with a new sewing project or need some help to finish one?

Come along to this workshop and get expert advice.

All levels are welcome.


Scroll down for further course details or for more information on our other sewing and fashion courses in Brighton, head to our courses page via the main menu.


COURSE TUTOR: Anna Blencowe


TIME:  10am – 4pm


DAY: Wednesday

Summer: 22 July 2020

WHERE: Brighton Junction

COURSE FEE: £40 / £25 / £15


Please see further information on fees and concessions online or in our brochure.






This course aims to: 

Provide expert help and guidance to enable you to complete/continue your chosen sewing project confidently.


Just bring your sewing project plus all related stuff like pattern, fabric, trims etc.


Who this course is for?

Anyone who is a bit stuck on their old or new sewing project, or just wants a bit of focused company to sew in.


What will I be able to do by the end of this course?

Complete or continue with your chosen project

What materials will I need for the course?

Your sewing project plus any patterns, fabrics, trims, thread etc related to it


Basic sewing kit

We have lots of equipment in class but if you have your own please bring with you the following:

Fabric scissors, paper scissors, threads, chalk or other marking tool, pins, hand sewing needles, quick unpick tool, tape measure.


Sewing machine

There are machines at the centre but you can bring your own if you wish.  We have a range of Janome and Bernina machines to use.


Who is the course tutor?

Anna Blencowe is a fashion textile designer working in Brighton. She has worked in the fashion industry since graduating with an MA from Central Saint Martins in 1998. She has created several of her own collections and has worked with the ateliers in Paris when designing for Plein Sud. Anna teaches a number of sewing and fashion courses at Friends Centre.


What next?

Further dressmaking courses – at Friends Centre

Dressmaking for Beginners and Improvers – Fridays 10am-12.30pm OR 1-3.30pm

Dressmaking for Beginners and Improvers – Thursdays 6.30-9pm

City & Guilds Certificate in Fashion & Dressmaking Level 1 or 2




Wednesday 22 July 2020
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sessions: 1

Full price: £40
Concession rate (if available): £25
Please note that concessions are not available online.
Click here for information on fees and concessions.

Brighton Junction


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