Bettys Sewing Box Workshops

Come and learn something new or spend time doing the craft you love in our workshop.


In our workshop we have 6 sewing machines, an overlocker and a large cutting table which can be hired out either hourly or you can come a long to one of our classes.

Our classes vary each month and usually take place on a monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

To keep up dated with our latest workshop lists you can join our mailing list by emailing us at     bettyssewingbox@hotmail.com or check the news tab on the website. 

To book a workshop...

Pop in or call us on 01335 347241



01335 347241

Weekly Workshops


Knit and natter every Monday, 10am -12pm

£1 We have needles, wool and patterns or bring your own project

We can offer private parties for children and adults. Minimum age 7. Minimum group number 4. Please call us or pop in to discuss the craft options.

We can offer learn to use a sewing machine on a one to one basis. Advance booking is required. £25 for 2 hours tuition, materials and refreshments.  

We have the machines set up in the workshop along with an overlocker and cutting table. these are available to hire at £5 per hour. Most days there is somebody around to help. Please call in advance to book a machine.

Crochet Clinic - every 1st Wednesday of the month , 6pm - 9pm.            £15

Our Crochet teacher Sophia will be here to give help, advice, one to one guidance, pattern reading etc. Please bring along your own materials. - booking required.

Quilting - Block of the month - 1st Monday of every month 6pm - 9pm                £15

Learn a different patchwork technique, beginners welcome. Each month is stand alone you only need very basic skills. Friendly group, excellent teacher, perfect opportunity to try out patchwork! Other quilting projects may be added - please see facebook.

Upcoming Workshops…

Liberty round cushion Workshop, Monday 19th  March, 6pm – 8.30pm £35.

Price includes all fabric, cushion pad, button to finish and refreshments

Liberty bunting workshop, Wednesday 21st March, 10am – 1pm £25.

Make some beautiful bunting using a range of our Liberty fabrics.

Price includes all materials, tuition and refreshments. 

Liberty infinity scarf workshop, Thursday 5th April, 10am – 1pm £30

Price includes all materials, tuition and refreshments.


Beginners crochet (2 week course), Monday 16th April and Monday 23rd April, 6pm – 9pm £40 Join Sophia on this 2 week workshop where you will learn all the basics of crochet, from holding the hook and creating a chain to making a granny square. The price includes all materials, tuition, and refreshments for both weeks. 


Freehand machine embroidery workshop, Thursday 19th April, 10am – 1pm £20

Join Lucy and learn the fascinating technique of freehand machine embroidery. Come along with a design in mind or use one of Lucy’s many patterns.

Price includes all materials, tuition and refreshments. 

Appliqué badger panel, Thursday 19th April, 6pm – 9pm £20

Join Kath and create your own appliqué badger panel.

Price includes all materials, tuition and refreshments. 

Freehand machine embroidery workshop, Thursday 3rd May, 6pm – 9pm £20

Join Kath and learn the technique of freehand machine embroidery and appliqué. Come along with a design in mind, ready to create…

Price includes all materials, tuition and refreshments



Print and hand embroidery workshop with Rosie Brotherton-Cottrell, Monday 14th May, 10.30am – 2.30 pm £30

More details to follow


Landscape picture workshop (2 week workshop), Thursday 10th May and Thursday 24th May, 6pm – 9pm £40

Join Kath and create a unique landscape scene using a combination of appliqué, machine and hand embroidery techniques. Pictures are for examples only, you can use one of these designs or bring along your own ideas.

Price includes all materials, tuition and refreshments



Freehand machine embroidered note book workshop, Thursday 10th May, 10am – 1pm £25

On this 3 hour workshop you will create a cover for your notebook using a freehand machine embroidery and appliqué technique before creating a padded note book cover.

Price includes all materials to create both the picture and the notebook cover, tuition and refreshments. 


To book onto any of our courses or for more information please call us on 01335 347241