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Online Sewing Courses

Online sewing courses

Whether you live far from a sewing studio, or circumstances like Coronavirus mean you can’t attend a sewing workshops in person. The good news is there are hundreds of online sewing courses available now, with more being added on a regular basis. 

You can still learn new skills and techniques from expert tutors, but all in the comfort of your own home and at a time to suit you.  Below we’ve picked out some great UK based online sewing and craft workshops that may interest you.

Don’t forget we have a directory of online sewing courses, with many more than those listed below so have a browse to find even more classes you can do from home. 

Learn to Sew with A Pro

Claire-Louise Hardie (pictured at the top of the page), the person behind Learn to Sew with a Pro, was previously the sewing advisor to The Great British Sewing Bee and author of the 3rd Sewing Bee book so she really knows her stuff!

She offers an online beginner sewing course where you will complete three sewing projects and learn all the skills you need. You will have unlimited access with all the information you need.

Visit her website here to find out more about her online sewing classes.

She also offers a monthly membership club, called Elevate your sewing. Members get live streamed sewing classes each month focused on sewing skills rather than set projects. 

Frocks and Frolics online sewing courses

Frocks & Frolics

Frocks & Frolics have been running online sewing classes since 2012.  Company owner Marina is a professional dressmaker and retired teacher of Textiles.

She shares her extensive knowledge creating anything from simple hats and cushions to sewing a lined jacket or a fabulous flower girl dress at the ‘Frocks & Frolics Sewing Academy’ and her YouTube Channel. When Marina started designing sewing patterns, she produced free step by step videos for every pattern. Over a decade later it has grown into a vast video library for both beginners and advanced sewists with hundreds of videos. In addition, there is a large video library for individual techniques, to help you when you get stuck! Best of all, at Frocks & Frolics you only pay for your pattern, the sewing courses are free.

Online craft classes with Beautiful Things

Beautiful Things

Beautiful Things have put together a selection of online sewing and craft courses to suit all budgets, starting from just £5.  They include quick and easy makes for beginners, to more detailed in depth technique courses like learning to sew stretch fabrics.  Browse the courses you can sign up for here.

Online quilting classes

The Crafty Nomad

Jo at The Crafty Nomad offers online patchwork and quilting classes, including free motion quilting and a block of the month quilt. Each month’s block us supported with a video tutorial. 

Visit her website for more details. 

Learn to sew online

Sew In Brighton

Sew in Brighton offer online dressmaking and sewing classes. Plus they have an online class for those who who are total beginners and want to learn how to use their sewing machine. 

Get more information on their online sewing courses here. 

Modern quilt courses online

Green Man Quilts

If you’d like to learn to quilt Green Man Quilts have both on demand, and live Zoom quilting classes to help you learn the skills you need to make your own beautiful quilts. 

Visit their website to find out more. 

Made and Making

Made and Making

Made and Making offer a mixture of techniques guides, dressmaking and patchwork online workshops at very reasonable prices – from £15 for a cushion workshop. Explore what’s on offer here

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