Cambridge Art Makers logo Patchwork & Quilting

We have a whole range of sewing courses from beginner introduction to sewing machine style courses to patchwork & quilting, pattern cutting, dress making and advanced sewing techniques.

We have a selection of one-off short courses as well as longer courses with classes that happen once a week over a number of weeks.

Current tutors include Gill Collinson, Niki Chandler and Jacqueline Bounsall, see our tutor page for more info.

Not seeing what you expect? We also have a range of Textiles courses which are more about creating beautiful fabrics and cloth.

Please note that these classes are held on the first floor up one flight of stairs.

Sewing | Short Courses

Sewing for the Scared! – February 2020

Sat 8th February 2020 @ 10:00 - 16:00

Sewing | Weekly Classes

Creative Pattern Cutting – Jan-March 2020

Tue 14th January 2020 @ 14:00 - Tue 24th March 2020 @ 17:00

Testimonials from courses at Cambridge Art Makers

“The course was everything you could ask for. I love coming here!”

The Bespoke Dress: Pattern Cutting Course, Spring 2019

“I have looked for a pattern making course for many years and was delighted to find this one. The venue, teacher and facilities were all excellent.”

The Bespoke Dress: Pattern Cutting Course, Spring Term 2019

“I learnt skills I have wanted to learn for years. Jacqui was brilliant and it was a lovely, friendly atmosphere in a well equipped space.”

The Bespoke Dress: Pattern Cutting Cousre, Spring Term 2019

Were you happy with the facilities and equipment provided for the course? “Yes, we had everything we might need, and more!”

The Bespoke Dress: Pattern Cutting Course, Spring Term 2019

Are you confident that you have achieved the intended outcomes of the course? “Yes – I have an adaptable pattern block and the ability to make variations to it.”

Were you happy with the quality of the teaching you received? “Yes, the tutor was very experienced and confidently assisted each individual with their varied requests.

Were you happy with the facilities and equipment provided for the course? “Yes, the materials required were all provided and all the necessary tools were provided and of good quality.”

The Bespoke Dress: Pattern Cutting Course, Spring Term 2019

“This course was really useful in developing my dressmakers ability and giving me the confidence to adapt patterns as well as create my own. I had a lot of fun and met some very interesting people.”

The Bespoke Dress: Pattern Cutting Course, Spring Term 2019

Photos from sewing courses at Cambridge Art Makers