And Sew To Knit     1 Riverside Place   Taunton   TA1 1JH

07547 006619


Small Groups offering tuition in:

Dressmaking, Accessories, Knitting/Crochet, Technical Sewing Skills

Please book your place with Pat

Dates will be confirmed when booking

Shop opening hours

Mon-Sat   10 till 5

Just Sew and Just Know… Workshops
Just For … The True Novice

£24 for  2.5 hrs

This is aimed at non-sewers who would really like to do their own simple repairs  –  buttons, tears, patches and hems without resorting to hemming web and glue!!

Just Sew .. Seams or Buttonholes

£27 for 3 hours

Just Sew … Zips 1

£33 for 3 hours

Dress/skirt centred zip, lapped zip and an invisible zip

OR ………..Zips 2

£33 for 3 hours

Seperating zips and exposing zips

Just Sew …Hems

£27 for 3 hours

Just Know …  Commercial Patterns

£18 for 2 hours

How to read commercial patterns (no sewing involved)

Just Know ….  Overlocker

£27 3 hours

Get to know your overlocker. The aim is to de-mystify applications of an overlocker and gain confidence in its use

Overlocker Experience

£15 for 1.5 hours

Thinking about an  overlocker? Try a taster session to help you decide. The cost of this session can be discounted towards a new overlocker.

Just Know …… Know Your Machine £18 per 2hour session

Get to know and love your sewing machine and enjoy the adventure of making something

Just Know….How to Knit or Crochet

£20 per 2 hour session

Starting at the beginning and going through all the stages. Price includes loan of needles.

Home Projects—Sewing For Beginners
Bunting-£30 for 3 hours

This is a fun workshop for complete beginners to make bright seasonal bunting. Everything included.

Simple Cushion- £27  for 3 hours

Learn the basics of a sewing machine and make an envelope cushion

Kitchen Apron- £27  for 3 hours

This project is suitable for beginners, building on sewing for beginners.

Essential Cushion-£30 for 3 hours

This project is suitable for beginners. Make a versatile but simple square cushion with an invisible zip

Piped Cushion-£30  for 3 hours

You will need to be confident in machine sewing to join this workshop and make a cushion with bias binding piping.

Zip-top Tote Bag-£43 for 5 hours

This is a lovely project to make a tote bag to suit your needs. Some sewing machine experience is needed.

Stylish Shopping Bag-£30 for 3 hours

Make your own lined/reversible shopping bag

Cases and Covers-£27 for 3hours

This is a fun workshop for you to make  protective covers for your equipment and valuables (eg laptop, phone, glasses)

Ninety Minute Makes-£15  for 1.5 hrs

Suitable for anyone these short all inclusive workshops include exciting little projects such as mini cushions, draw string bags, bottle bags, pencil cases, fabric flowers or simple bunting

Special Courses
Heritage Smocking for Beginners £20 per 2hours

A step by step guide to hand smocking starting with pleating and moving on to all stages

Dressmaking Workshops
Dressmaking Courses-£125

Thurs evenings, daytime also possible.

£125 for 6  x 2 .5 hours sessions

You will learn the essential dressmaking skills, creating your own project such as a skirt or dress from a commercial pattern, working at your own pace with personal tuition and guidance. Different levels to suit experience.

Three week course (3 x 2 .5hours).

A Step Ahead course for the more advanced.

First Steps in Dressmaking

Pull on Skirt £27  for 3 hours

This is a great introduction to using a sewing machine and dressmaking

Step Up in Dressmaking

Gathered Skirt  £56  for 6hours

Some sewing machine experience is needed for this workshop.

First Steps in Dressmaking

Pyjama Pants/Casual Trousers

£27 for  3 hours

Another good introduction to using a sewing machine in making a pair of pyjama pants or casual trousers.

Machine Patchwork Courses
Beginners Patchwork

£90 for 6 x 2.5hours.

On this course we cover the fundamentals of patchwork with a variety of blocks and sewing techniques.

Sew Social
Wed evening for 2 hours-£5

Knit and Natter
Thurs morning for 2 hours-£5

These sessions give you the chance to work on your own projects and although no formal tuition is provided there is guidance and help available if required.

In general materials are either supplied free or are available from the shop at  a discount