The Sewing Sanctuary workshops are held in a brand new purpose built sewing studio. It is ON THE 2nd FLOOR in the new Beulah62 Creative Arts Centre, 11-13 Beulah Street, Harrogate. HG1 1QQ ( Above Costa Coffee).  It can be reached through the RED door next to Costa.


sewing room 3

sewing room 2


Want to learn how to sew? Or improve your skills? OR just give your self some ‘ME’ time? Then come along to fun, friendly and non intimidating workshops for dressmaking, patchwork, quilting and creative embroidery.

CRAFTERNOONS – EVERY MONDAY  2-4 pm. £10 per session

This fun afternoon is open to anybody of all ages to come along and meet other crafty folk and share ideas, skills and techniques as well as meet new people who love crafting like you! Bring along a project to start, continue or complete at your own pace. Machines and equipment are available to use.

Starting from September 7th, the first Monday of every month there will be instruction on a different topic which you can then decide to work with on your own. A small EXTRA charge of £5 will be required for materials at these workshops unless you bring your own.

Here are the topics for the first few months…

Monday Sept.7th – English Patchwork – learn how to do patchwork by hand – a relaxing and therapeutic method you can do any time without needing a sewing machine.

Monday October 5th – Christmas applique- learn how to do applique to make lots of christmas cards/presents etc… a selection of applique shapes will be provided.

Monday November 2nd – Christmas bunting – come and use a bunting template to make different styles of Christmas bunting.

Monday December 7th – Stitched postcards – A lovely way to use up scraps of fabric and embroider to create designs on a postcard ready to send for Christmas..

Refreshment are provided.  

Book a place to avoid disapointment as numbers will be limited

Visiting Tutor

vintage coat hangerI am delicoat hanger2ghted to announce that Theresa McNally will be doing her first workshop at The Sewing Sanctuary on Saturday 26th September 2-4 pm Cost £25. 



Here are the details-

Theresa specialises in sewing vintage designs using recycled fabrics.  You will be asked to bring a selection of your own fabrics to share with the rest of the group.  A variety of hand and machine stitching/embroidery will be used.

Workshop- Make a Decorative Coat Hanger from Recycled Fabrics

Time- 2 hours

Ability- Some basic sewing skills but would suit beginner.

*NEW *FASHION FOCUS -starts 9th September for ages 11+

FASHION FOCUS – NEW FOR SEPTEMBER. Every fortnight. Wednesdays 4.15-6.15 pm. £20 per session.  £90 for 6 sessions.

 Fashion focus will teach young people to design and make their own clothing and accessories in a fun, relaxed environment.

ROMAN BLIND WORKSHOP – Saturday 19th September 10-2 pm.  £55 includes velcro, tape, and cord.  Bring your own fabric.

 Please contact Christine on 07785532353 for more INFORMATION.

Remember you can also book Hen parties, baby shower parties OR children’s parties at The Sewing Sanctuary.


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