We ❤ Sewing.

Dressmaking classes, repairs & alterations.

Welcome to Stitching Time. On this site you’ll find details about:

  • Beginners - Learn to use your sewing machine. Classes in small friendly groups
  • Improvers - Dressmaking workshops using patterns, to make clothes that fit.
  • Advanced - Dressmaking workshops to expand and stretch your abilities.
  • Overlocking -  4 week courses to fully understand and use your overlocker.
  • One-to-one sewing tuition - Customised lessons just for you in your own home
  • Pattern-making - Short bite-size courses to design and make your own patterns
  • Bespoke  - Made to measure costume, bridal and alteration services

If you're hoping to learn a specific skill that's not yet featured here, let me know as I may be able to develop a new class more in line with your requirements.

Check in from time to time to see what changes have been made or sign up for the Stitching Time newsletter as I create new classes on a regular basis.



Billericay & surrounding towns in Essex.


07538 132454


  • Beginners - learn to use your machine
  • Improvers - make clothes using patterns
  • Advanced - Skills for couture sewing
  • Pattern-making - drafting and designing
  • Overlocking - everything its capable of

Workshops are every Monday from 9.30 to 12.30 and 1.30 to 4.30 at Ramsden Bellhouse and every Wednesday from 9.30 to 12.30 at Little Baddow

Workshops are £20 per 3 hour session. A place to work at your own pace with tuition and advice available throughout your project.  

bespoke dressmaking & COSTUME

Have you always dreamt of wearing a custom made outfit for your wedding, prom or special occasion.

  • Wedding (Bride, Mother, Bridesmaid)
  • Prom, Baptism, Communion
  • Theatre and Film
  • Costume - Cosplay Steam-punk etc. 

Whatever you have in mind feel free to get in touch to discuss your idea. I can make your dreams into a reality.

repairs & alterations

Most garments can be altered or repaired. 

Call to arrange a home visit for your fitting and quote

Expert fitting service with invisible alterations to your special occasion outfits.

30 years experience in bridal and couture sewing


Let's Talk.

Use the form below to contact me with any questions about classes or for a quote on bespoke dressmaking & alterations. 

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