Workshops

Whether you’re a complete beginner or looking to expand your skills I aim to have a class that will suit you. 

With years of experience and knowledge I’m keen to pass on the tricks of the trade that give you a better fit and finish. Learning should be fun and I’ve covered all kinds of projects and age groups in my sewing journey. Happily fuelled with tea and biscuits!

Based in Edinburgh, my studio is an explosion of colour and creativity.
If you are interested in 1 to 1 tuition my hourly rate is £30. Times can be arranged to suit so contact me to discuss further.

Upcoming Workshops

2021
 
August
25th Wednesday - Dressmaking from Scratch 7-9pm (4 week block)
26th Thursday - Pattern Cutting 7-9pm (4 week block)
28th Saturday - Beginners Sewing 10.30am-12.30pm
28th Saturday - Dressmaking from Scratch (day1) 1.30-5pm
                                                  (day2 on 4th September)

September
1st Wednesday - Dressmaking from Scratch 7-9pm (4 week block)
2nd Thursday - Dressmaking from Scratch 7-9pm (4 week block)
5th Sunday - Pattern Cutting (the Skirt) 10.30am-4.30pm

Corsetry Workshops

Make your own set of stays or a corset. 
We look at patterns, boning techniques and construction. .
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Pattern Cutting Workshops

Learn metric cutting techniques, with your measurements to draft a block and make adjustments to create various designs.
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Embroidery and Dressmaking

Classes for beginners, or for those who just want to improve their dressmaking skills.
Learn free motion embroidery and be more creative with the technique.
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"Mairi is a gifted artist and teacher. She is able to adapt her classes to accommodate the needs of each student. I was delighted to be expertly guided in to making my own shirt that was in my own style. She took the rambling ideas from my head and helped me create a pattern that allowed me to see it come to life."


Karl
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