School of Sewing

Sewing is a joy and we want to spread it...

Mondays 7:00pm -9:00pm

Whether you have a special project you need help to achieve, want to learn a new skill, improve on an old skill or simply take some relaxing ’you’ time out in the weekly madness, school of sewing, set the tranquil surroundings of the Rookery, with our positive ethos can be your oasis.

Button Bicycle School of Sewing Long Term

Button Bicycle School of Sewing Long Term

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Button Bicycle School of Sewing Single session

Button Bicycle School of Sewing Single session

Button Bicycle School of Sewing Term

Button Bicycle School of Sewing Term

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In a nutshell...

  • Our next term starts on 22nd January and will run every Monday for 6 weeks until 26th February.

  • Classes are between 7:00pm and 9:00pm   

  • Individual Sessions are £10 each or you can book the whole 6 session term for £50.

  • Classes will be held in the beautiful and tranquil surrounding of The Rookery, Faringdon.  

The Button Bicycle School of Sewing is a friendly and relaxed weekly sewing class. Students bring along their own projects to complete under the expert guidance of a qualified textiles teacher. 


Students will be offered advice in how to select a pattern, fabric and notions as well as in construction and finishing techniques. 


Qualified teacher Lottie has been sewing for as long as she can remember, she completed a textiles degree before training as a textiles teacher and working as a textiles designer and seamstress. Students will be able to draw on her  20+ years of experience learning tips and tricks to completing a high quality finish for both furnishing and dressmaking projects.


Lottie's main aim of the School of Sewing is to pass on her enjoyment and love of sewing. The classes therefore aim to be above all relaxed and enjoyable. Refreshments including tea, coffee and biscuits are served but students are welcome to bring along other drinks, for example a sneaky glass of wine (as long as it is drunk responsibly!)


The Results 

What's Included

If you attend the School of Sewing you will be provided with...

  • Guidance and tuition to complete your project.

  • The use of our equipment, e.g. scissors, pins, tape measures,

  • Refreshments, including; tea, coffee and biscuits. 

  • You can choose whether to bring along your sewing machine or borrow one of ours. We ask that if you do wish to borrow a machine you tell us in advance so we can reserve one for you.

You will need to provide your pattern and any materials. We have a small selection of haberdashery available to purchase.

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"Amazing, fantastic brilliant"


"So relaxed and easy going, my sanctuary in the week"


"Knowledgeable tuition delivered in a friendly and kind manner"


"I have learnt so much sewing is no longer a mystery, Thank you"


"It's wonderful having time to myself

and even better doing something useful"