Find out more about online Fashion, Sewing and Textiles courses and resources by clicking on the links below:


Please note that these courses and resources are not organised or delivered by Friends Centre.


Sew for the NHS

There are a variety of groups asking for volunteers to help with making scrubs, masks, theatre gowns and laundry bags.

The links below have come from Friends Centre tutors who are themselves volunteering to distribute materials and support the making of items.


East Sussex Seamstresses for NHS

You can register to sew by filling out this link –

Anyone can register to be a sewer and can get materials sent to them according to skill level

Kat at Sew in Brighton has a page dedicated to providing local info and links to drop off/collection as well as pattern info for all


Brighton Scrub Hub

See their Facebook page or email: [email protected]


For the Love of Scrubs

A national page asking for volunteers across the country to make scrubs for NHS workers.



Other Online Sewing and Craft Resources


‘Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams’ at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Experience the magic of ‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ from your sofa – the fashion house has released a virtual tour of the groundbreaking exhibition.


Offering FREE classes until 16th April (but likely to be extended further)


Spruce Crafts

A range of craft tutorials


Sashiko Mending


Knitting and Crochet

Knit for Peace

Get involved with knitting for a purpose


Bella Coco Crochet

Crochet for Beginners via YouTube


Wool and The Gang

Knitting and Crochet Tutorials


Videos by The Stitching Magpie for the learners on Friends Centre crochet courses

How to Work a Magic Ring

Amigurumi Lesson – Make a Strawberry





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