Welcome to The Little Sewing Company

The sewing hub in Christchurch, Dorset.
65 Bargates, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1QE.
01202 480667.
- - - 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!

About us

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 Fiona Amy
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.

Come and say hello!

65 Bargates, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1QE
01202 480667. info@thelittlesewingcompany.com 

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Opening hours:
Monday - Friday: 9.30am to 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.30am to 3pm

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