Welcome to the premier Sewing School in the UK. Workshops on Dressmaking, Fitting, Tailoring and Modern Couture Techniques.

Established in 1992 the School of Sewing offers workshops suitable for sewers of all abilities, that will help you achieve the very best from your sewing, whether it is a fitting problem or how to construct that tricky pocket. From pattern drafting to couture corselettes, bridal techniques to stretch knits.

Alison also teaches on Craftsy and is the author of the best selling ‘The Sewing Book’.


Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Fashion and Tailoring for the Complete Wardrobe

For 2019 The School of Sewing will be running an Advance Diploma in Fashion and Tailoring for the Complete Wardrobe to run along side the main diploma.


For full details of these courses please view the following course links:


Diploma in Fashion and Tailoring for the Complete Wardrobe


Advanced Diploma in Fashion and Tailoring for the Complete Wardrobe




The 2019 Courses and dates will be released on 20th October 2018

Alison Smith
Sewing Corsets Promotion

Sew any type of lace with finesse to create stunning projects. Learn speciality skills that highlight openwork lace fabrics, borders, motifs and more.

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