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There are only a couple of spaces left for the following two Summer sewing courses.  Adult beginners: 3 day Saturday course; Aug 10-24

or Full/small bust adjustment blouse; pattern and sewing:

4 day Friday course; July 26- Aug 18

For details or to book please click the Sewing Classes page above.

Regular Classes at Top Notch:

Sewing machine drivers licence group class 27 July, 10:30am

online kids fashion club - new term from September!

Free sewing social on 13 Sept, 10:30 am

Adults Saturday sewing class on 14 Sept 10 am or 1:45pm

Primary age sewing club on 13 July, 10 am or 1:45pm

Sewing Skills class 12 July, 10:30 am or 1:30pm

Teens sewing club on 20 July, 10 am or 1:45pm

Regular monthly classes are bookable from September.

Check out the new schedules by clicking on the class title.

There is also tutoring and 1:1 classes available from October. 

If you are new to sewing, the Sewing Machine Drivers License 

is the class to start with. There are regular group classes but it can also be done as a 1:1 for adults or children. From September the sewing license group classes will be separate for adults and children but please get in touch if you want to do the class with your child. 

In the Sewing License class you will learn

how to use a sewing machine including winding a bobbin and threading the machine. Please see the separate booking pages for the group class, the adults 1:1 and the kids 1:1 class.

There is a maximum of 4 students per group class. Any children's sewing classes are suitable from 8yrs upwards.

There is a adults Beginners 3 day Saturday Course in August, so check out my "sewing classes" page to find out more.

A great way to keep up your sewing practice is with the monthly Saturday Sewing clubs. There are classes for adults, primary aged children, and teens with morning or afternoon classes available. Students sew something to take home and in July we are sewing a beach bag then tie dying it too! Everyone gets a sewing pattern and fabric is included for the class. Projects are usually cut and ready for students to sew. Click the following links for the schedule or to book: adults class AM or PM  ; primary age class AM or PM ; or teens class AM or PM. 

There are two Friday Sewing Skills classes per month, (covering the same topic) with a morning and afternoon session available.

The July class is about quilting and a new schedule has been added to the "skills class" info page. Upcoming classes will focus on a variety of topics including Hems, Sleeves, Zips, Mending etc. Students practice each skill and take their samples home to help with future projects. Suitable for confident beginners upwards. Fabric is included.

Click here to book or to see the schedule.

The online Fashion club for children has wrapped up for this academic year. Thank you to all of my wonderful students for their creative designs and inspiring input. Fashion Club will be back from 10 September where students from year 4 to year 11 learn about all things fashion and clothing. New terms will be bookable from August and if you sign up for a full term you get one class free, or you can pay-as-you-go each week. Every student gets a fashion pack with information and templatesplus a certificate at the end of the term!

The next Free sewing social is on 13 Sept. If you enjoy sewing and chatting with like-minded people, do come along! Anyone is welcome but space is limited, so please pre-book your place here. Bring along your sewing projects for advice, chat and free use of a sewing machine. Tea and coffee is included and you can leave a voluntary donation which is given to various charities. our last collection was donated the Alzheimers Society.

All classes must be pre-booked and group classes have a maximum

of 4 students. 1:1 classes can be booked at a time to suit you

Children get a discount off the 1:1 classes listed on my website.

Email me for a discount code if you are doing a class with friends or family! Tutoring can be done per hour, or there are 1:1 classes listed on the Sewing and Pattern pages in the top menu. You can see the schedule or book regular classes in each separate class page.

Classes are held in Orpington BR5 (address given upon booking).

Please check out my other pages! I have a shop, reviews, gallery and

"about me" information. Click the "more" icon in the top menu

Have a wonderful Summer... x Caroline

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