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One great thing about sewing – there is always something new to learn!

As a Confident Beginner you’ll have mastered the sewing basics and know your way around an easy pattern. We’ll help you progress your skills to the next level with our collection of patterns, classes and fabrics, all perfect for a confident beginner.

Let’s get sewing…


Take your pick from our selection of classes for a Confident Beginner

person adapting a pattern

How to stop a neckline from gaping

measuring for fitting

Fitting Ultimate Trousers

shift dress and full circle skirt

Intro to Dressmaking

Sew Over It - Whitley Top

Whitley Top Workshop

Dresses, skirts, tops and trousers – sew your way through our collection of timeless classics and learn new skills one pattern at a time.


Once you feel comfortable sewing with cotton lawn and poplin, we recommend trying viscose and cotton knits.  Woven viscose is the ideal first step into using trickier fabrics.

What are PDF Patterns?

All of our patterns come in PDF format – instantly available as digital downloads delivered to your inbox.

To print at home on your regular printer download the A4 or US Letter size depending on the size of paper you use. Print-at-home patterns are easy to assemble, check out this video on how it is done.

Alternatively we can print your pattern onto A0 sheets of 80 to 90gsm paper and post it to you. No cutting and sticking required!

Our VIP Pattern Club is a year-long membership which offers you one FREE PDF pattern download plus lots of exclusive benefits.

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