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Sewing Workshops & Classes

Christmas Pyjama Set Workshop

Making Christmas Pyjama set Workshop is a fun and productive day aimed at all levels of experience, as long as you can use the sewing machine. You will be spending the day sewing with others in our studio space surrounded by beautiful fabrics, while learning and developing your skills.

Why not have a go at a fun Christmassy sewing project and join us for our Christmas Pyjamas workshop. We will be making the Pyjama bottoms in a woven fabric and a T-shirt to match in jersey fabric. This is a great project for anyone who has started to sew but wants to take their skills to the next level by making first trousers and a jersey garment too in one day.  

Our teacher will guide you through the patterns and help you to make the relevant adjustments such as grading or lengthening the pattern to make the Pyjamas fit you well. Learn how to make the simple t-shirt and learn a new skill in sewing with stretch fabric.

You could even make the set as a gift for your nearest and dearest!

Experience: this workshop is aimed at all levels of sewists, some experience sewing with patterns would be beneficial
Supplies: you will need to bring your own sewing prewashed light to medium-weight woven fabric for the trousers and a light weight stretch fabric for the t-shirt. We recommend using one of our luxury pyjama bundles which you can purchase hereYou will also need to bring your sewing machine and tools (scissors, pins, tape measure, etc). You can purchase haberdashery such as threads and elastic on the day if required. 
We will supply two sewing patterns which you can keep for future use. 
Group size: there will be space for up to 6 people to attend this workshop. This is an ideal number for you to enjoy company while sewing and also ensures that everyone will have plenty of time with the tutor. There is a requirement for a minimum of 4 students to attend for the class to go ahead. 
Time: 9.30am - 5.30pm including lunch break. 
Location: Lamazi Fabrics Studio is located in the centre of Horsham in West Sussex
Price: £125 per person 
We will provide tea/coffee, lunch (sandwich platter) and snacks throughout the day. 
If you have any dietary requirements or further questions please get in touch.

Make Your Own Bodice Block 

Our Bodice Block Workshop is a fun and productive day aimed at those who have experience in sewing. You will be spending the day sewing with others in our studio space surrounded by beautiful fabrics, while learning and developing your skills.
During the Bodice Block workshop you will begin by taking a thorough set of measurements to then create a bodice and sleeve block tailored to your body. This will eliminate the need to make fit adjustments to a pattern as you will have your own unique block to start from.
You will then be able to use this block to create your own fitted garments using a few simple adjustments. We will sew a toile of your block after completing it to ensure it has the correct fit. 
Experience: This workshop is aimed at those who have experience sewing and have a thorough understanding of how patterns are put together. 
Supplies: You will need to bring your own sewing machine and tools (scissors, pins, etc). You will be able to purchase haberdashery items, fabric and patterns on the day. Pattern paper, calico and curved ruler will be provided. 
Group size: There will be space for up to 6 people to attend this workshop.  There is a requirement for a minimum of 4 students to attend for the class to go ahead. 
Time: 10am -4pm including lunch break. 
Location: Lamazi Fabrics Studio located in the centre of Horsham in West Sussex
Price: £125 per person 
We will provide *tea/coffee, treats and lunch (sandwich platter). 
If you have any dietary requirements or further questions please get in touch.

Limited spaces available - book your place here

 

Make Your Own Trouser Block 

Our Trouser Block Workshop is a fun and productive day aimed at those who have experience in sewing. You will be spending the day sewing with others in our studio space surrounded by beautiful fabrics, while learning and developing your skills.

During the Trouser Block workshop you will begin by taking a thorough set of measurements to then create a trouser block tailored to your body. This will eliminate the need to make fit adjustments to a pattern as you will have your own unique block to start from and create your own patterns. 

We will sew a toile of your block after completing it to ensure it has the correct fit and talk through adjustments you can make to create your own patterns. 

Experience: This workshop is aimed at those who have experience sewing and have a thorough understanding of how patterns are put together, especially trousers.

Supplies: You will need to bring your own sewing machine and tools (scissors, pins, etc). You will be able to purchase haberdashery items, fabric and patterns on the day. Pattern paper, calico and curved ruler will be provided.

Group size: There will be space for up to 6 people to attend this workshop.  There is a requirement for a minimum of 4 students to attend for the class to go ahead.
 
Time: 10am -4pm including lunch break. 
Location: Lamazi Fabrics Studio located in the centre of Horsham in West Sussex
Price: £138 per person 
We will provide *tea/coffee, treats and lunch (sandwich platter). 
If you have any dietary requirements or further questions please get in touch.

Sewing with Stretch / Jersey Fabrics  

Does sewing with jersey or knit fabrics challenge you? Our Sewing with Stretch Workshop is aimed at dispelling all the myths and horror stories surrounding sewing with stretchy fabrics. Once you know how to work with this fabric you will love whipping up a quick and easy sweatshirt or t-shirt. 

During this workshop you will learn the techniques you need to master sewing with different types of stretch fabrics, including different stitches and needle types, and will make your own Billie Sweatshirt. 

You will be spending the afternoon sewing with others in our studio space surrounded by beautiful fabrics, while learning and developing your skills.

Experience: This workshop is for all levels of sewists, from beginners to experienced (as long as you can use a sewing machine). 

Supplies: You will need to bring your own prewashed fabric (french terry or fleecy  fabric and ribbing), sewing machine and tools (scissors, pins, etc). You can shop our range of sweatshirt fabrics here. The pattern and needles for stretch fabric will be included in the price of the workshop. 

You will be able to purchase other haberdashery items, fabric and patterns on the day. 

Group size: there will be space for up to 6 people to attend this workshop. This is an ideal number for you to enjoy company while sewing and also ensure that everyone will have plenty of time with Sharlene. There is a requirement for a minimum of 4 students to attend for the class to go ahead. 

Time: 9am -1pm including a tea / coffee break. 

Location: Lamazi Fabrics Studio located in the centre of Horsham in West Sussex

We will provide *tea/coffee & treats.

If you have any dietary requirements or further questions please get in touch.

 

 

About the teacher

Our sewing workshops are taught by Sharlene, our sewing expert and Digital Marketing Specialist, who has over 4 years of experience teaching all types and levels of sewing classes. Sharlene studied Fashion Management at university and has a wealth of knowledge to share. She is also sewing all kinds of garments and drafts her own patterns.