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About Us

Workshops

Claire has been a seamstress and dressmaking tutor for many years and as well as taking commissions and teaching at Knitting and Stitching shows around the country also contributes features to sewing magzines and designed and made garments for the last Great British Sewing Bee book - which accompanied the series.   Claire now teaches Dressmaking Workshops at 

The Midhurst Sewing Room

First Floor, The Area Office

North Street

Midhurst

West Sussex GU29 9DJ

Workshops are for beginners and those wishing to improve their skills.  The beautiful sewing room has everything you need to create your garment.  Scissors, pins and all other haberdashery is there for you to use as well as Overlockers for neatening seams and hems.  

Workshops are for a maximum of 6, for 1 day workshops bring a pack lunch or you can go ou at lunchtime and purchase from one of the many cafes nearby.  There will be lots of tea coffee and biscuits provided throughout the day

The Sewing Room is fully equipped with Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers as well as all the tools you need to complete your project.  You are very welcome to bring your own machine and sewing box if you wish.,

 Directions

Map

Arriving by car

From M25 take the A3 south towards Guildford and Portsmouth.

Exit the A3 at Milford and take the A286 to Midhurst.

As you come into Midhurst there is a mini roundabout, turn left into the car park.  There is plenty of parking at a cost of £1.80 per day - the meters take cash or there is an app.

Arriving by train

From London Waterloo to Haslemere takes around 50 minutes with a further 15 minute
taxi ride to the sewing room

Gatwick: 35 miles
Heathrow: 46 miles
Central London: 53 miles
Main Line Station: 7 miles (Haslemere)

PLACES TO STAY

There are lots of places to stay locally from hotels to b&b's - here are just a few :

The Church House B&B, Church Hill, , Midhurst, https://www.churchhousemidhurst.com/ 01730 812990 

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Bridge Cottage B&B, Heyshott, mirandatwiss@hotmail.com, 01730 816017

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Amberfold Self Catering & Accommodation, Heyshott, www.amberfold.com, amberfolduk@gmail.com, 01730 601101

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The Angel Inn, Midhurst, www.theangelmidhurst.co.uk, 01730 812421

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The Spread Eagle, Midhurst, https://www.hshotels.co.uk/spread-eagle, 01730 816911

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Leggs Cottage B&B, Heyshott, Midhurst, leggscottagebandb@outlook.com, 01730814181, 07703356297

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2 Rose Cottages, Midhurst, 01730 859862

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Sunnyside b&b, Cocking Causeway, https://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/sunnyside-midhurst.en-gb.html

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Our aim now with our new online store as it was with our physical shop has always been to Inspire you to be Creative