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“I really enjoyed the class last night and looking forward to the next one.”  Carole  -Learn to sew the Basics 


“Just to say had a thoroughly enjoyable day, learnt a lot and feel really inspired!” Sue  -Learn to sew the Basics I day workshop 


“I am happy with the course and I want to progress to further courses. Very good course for a total beginner.  Definitely learnt a lot that I can take away with me.” Natasha  -Learn to sew the Basics 


“Really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere” Emma  -Learn to sew the Basics 


“This course exceeded my expectations. I do not want it to end and cannot wait to start on the next course!”     Carole  -Learn to sew the Basics 


“Very interesting and informative”  Pam  -Learn to sew the Basics 


“Thank you so much for today's workshop. It was my first time using a sewing machine and actually made something. I really love the way you deliver and the studio is fabulous. When I showed my pin cushion to my husband, he thought I bought it from a shop.”  Joyce  -Learn to sew the Basics I day workshop 


“Very good instruction and ideas” Celia  - Improvers dressmaking and pattern Cutting  


“Jayne gives you confidence to complete and attempt new ideas.” Ann  -Improvers dressmaking and pattern Cutting 

“The course was a brilliant birthday present from my Mum and Dad and being able to learn new skills with my sister and my mum at the workshop really was the "icing on my birthday cake!  I feel so inspired!   I found the day so relaxing because I wasn't thinking about work at all!, and a lovely sunny workroom to be in to learn something new”   Harriet   -Creative applique cushion workshop  


“Jayne's enthusiasm for her craft is infectious. Jayne was so encouraging and helpful”  Teresa  -Creative applique cushion workshop  


“We all enjoyed it and were really pleased with the things we made; we have been showing them off all weekend! “  Teresa  -Creative applique cushion workshop  


“I've never used a sewing machine before but I now have 3 pieces of work I can take home and use to decorate my house. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming even though they had sewn before and I was a complete beginner.”  Naomi   -Creative applique cushion workshop  


“I am really pleased with what I have learnt on this course. It has given me a greater understanding of patterns.”    Dee     Introduction to Pattern Cutting – The Skirt  


“Come prepared to work, listen and learn. Small group sizes have been an advantage for teaching for teaching and using the facilities”. Diane     Introduction to Pattern Cutting – The Skirt  


“I have attended two courses with Jayne. Improvers dressmaking and Pattern Cutting and have really enjoyed both and would love to do more, as there is still so much I could learn.” Dawn   Introduction to Pattern Cutting – The Skirt, 

"Thank you Jayne for a very informative and in depth day on all aspects of the Overlocker. I now have so much more confidence in using it for all sorts of creations and in particular the rethreading. Thanks Jayne it was brilliant." Ann Learn to love your overlocker 

feedback and reviews ....
January 2016

The Open Studio  weekend in January was really busy, lots of keen beginners, young people and more experienced dress makers, booking places on courses.


Friday 8 January 7am !


Johnny Dee from Radio Cambridgeshire came to try his hand at sewing with a live interview for the radio.



– an absolute beginner and did brilliantly,!




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