Can you sew simple garments, but often struggle with achieving a good fit on your projects? Maybe you are full or small busted, or have a broad back, narrow shoulders or full thighs…fitting issues can be endless!

Because of their extensive dressmaking and pattern cutting experience, our tutors can help you address and fix any fitting issue you may be struggling with. Just bring one of your sewing projects along with your pattern. This can be either a toile you’ve been working on, a garment you have already cut or a pattern you’d like to make up. During the class you will be shown how to make alterations to your garment/toile and pattern to achieve a perfect fit!

*Please bring a length of calico or extra fabric in case your garment or toile needs to be recut.

This class is not suitable for beginners. You will need to have previously completed some simple sewing and dressmaking projects and have an understanding of garment construction.

*Please arrive 5 minutes early to allow time to settle and ensure prompt start. There will be tea and biscuits to keep you going sweetly though the session!

Anything else you’d like to know? Please read our FAQs page before contacting us!


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Additional Information

  • Once your booking is complete, you will receive an order confirmation and a receipt from us, as well as a receipt from Paypal. Please check your junk or promotional folders if you can’t find them in your main inbox.
  • You will also receive a welcome/further info email a couple of days before the course/class starts. Please check the other folders as mentioned above if it doesn’t reach your inbox.
  • Bookings are non refundable and only transferable subject to availability and to our discretion. Please read our Terms & Conditions  for more information.
  • Please arrive 5 minutes early and wait outside the main entrance. We will come and let you in a few minutes before starting time. If you happen to be late please ring the Yellow Studio buzzer. Unfortunately we won’t be able to let you into the studio if you arrive earlier than 5 minutes before starting time.

Find Us

  • We are located in the Waterloo area, right opposite St Thomas’ Hospital A&E and within close walking distance from Waterloo, Lambeth North and Westminster stations.
  • The Old Paradise Yard can be tricky to find and phone maps directions will send you to the wrong place. Please click here for detailed directions, transport links and our address.