Welcome to The Little Sewing Company
|The sewing hub in Christchurch, Dorset.|
65 Bargates, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1QE.
| - - - We now stock Bernina and Husqvarna sewing machines - - -
- - - Machines from £149, see the Stock page for more details - - -
|We will teach you the sewing skills you need to be creative|
and develop your own unique style. We stock a wide range of fabric & haberdashery
to inspire and motivate you to start and continue sewing.
|We have lots of things to inspire you to sew - please come on down and say hello!|
|Over 200 plain and patterned premium cotton fabrics including Amy Butler, Lewis & Irene, Michael Miller, Tula Pink and many more. You can buy as little as 1/4m and we will cut any of our fabrics to fat quarters. See our fabrics on our Pinterest page.|
|All the haberdashery you need from ribbons, buttons, lace and binding|
to top of the range scissors and essential Rotary cutters for Quilters.
|Sewing kits, patterns and everything you need to "make, do and mend".|
|We now sell the full range of Husqvarna and Bernina sewing machines and embroidery machines as well as accessories for old models and new. Pop in to see a demonstration.|
|and much, much more...|
|We offer a range of workshops and classes for all ages and abilities. Groups of 6 or less ensure you get the attention and support you need whilst 1-1 sessions can be planned around your specific needs.|
On-going workshops include Making friends with your sewing machine, Freehand machine embroidery, Making Dresses, Skirts, Cushions, Bags, Children's pinafore, Applique and Quilting.
We also arrange and run Adult parties (Hen-do, baby shower, significant birthday or girlie-get-together). Children's parties & after school clubs (Making felt softies, bunting and customising t-shirts & jeans. Corporate Events. (Days or evening just for you and the team - even the men! and Schools events (inset days, staff training and advice on sewing curriculum).
Call 01202 480667 for more details and to book your place!
|We have a background in textiles, fashion or teaching and have a real passion for sharing and encouraging people to sew. So come on in, say hello & begin your sewing journey with us.|
|Suzie has a BA in Fashion & Textiles, MA in Fashion Design and is a qualified teacher. Sue worked as a designer in the fashion industry before helping students to fulfil their fashion dreams - a journey that continued when she started The Little Sewing Company.||Fiona taught needlework in secondary, middle & primary schools. Fiona enjoys learning and developing her own skills and techniques, as well as sharing her experience and enthusiasm for sewing with people of all ages.||Amy is a freelance costume and dressmaker who has worked on a wide range of projects from historical reproductions to bridal wear and stage costumes. Students will benefit from Amy's wide range of skills covering many creative techniques.|