You are purchasing a course for you to learn a skill or improve on those you already have. We are based in Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9PP. Gift vouchers and details will be emailed to you once purchase has been confirmed.
Please select the course from the option list above and get in touch with what date you would like to attend ( see full list of dates at the bottom, if there is date you would like to request then please do get in touch)
All of our courses run in parallel, so you may be making something different to other students on the day. Start time is flexible Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided The pictures above are some examples of what you could make, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Course 1: Get to Know your Sewing Machine :
This class is for anyone that would like to be more confident on a sewing machine. You may have had a new machine or have one sitting in the cupboard that you never use. Even if you haven’t got a sewing machine you can come have a go on one of ours. We will start with the basics and send you home with a much better understanding of your machine. 3 hours
Course 2: Alterations Workshop - 3 hours
Learn how to alter your own clothes. Bring along your items that need altering and learn how to take up a hem, resize a pair of trousers, alter or dress - at our Alteration Workshop you will learn the basics and lots of tips to be able to manage all these jobs yourself.
Course 3: Home Furnishings - 3 hours
A great first project for getting to grips with a machine, each student will get to make two cushions covers take home. No sewing experience is needed, you will learn some sewing machine basics and the knowledge to re- create time and time again. Full supervision and all tools are provided.
Course 4: Make up Bags or Wash Bags- 3hours You will get to make one of the six designs of our make up or wash bags. Items can be made from a selection of Harris Tweed, fabric or oilcloth. No sewing experience is needed, you will learn some sewing machine basics, how to insert a zip go home with you own handmade. Full supervision and all tools are provided.
Course 5:Kitting out the Kids - 3 hours
A chance for you to create something for your little ones, all students will choose between a skirt or shirt. You will learn how to create from scratch using a pattern, learn how to assemble together. Basic sewing skills required Full supervision and all tools are provided.
Course 6: Circular Skirt or Circular Top - 3 hours
Make any easy to wear circle skirt or circle top to add to your wardrobe. You will learn the mathematics to create a custom fit circle skirt or top, for you to re-create again. Basic sewing skills are needed Full supervision and all tools are provided.
Course 7: Accessorize Me - 2 hours
A two hour accessories course teaching you how to make and range earrings, bracelets, necklaces, key rings, hair accessories and more. You will get to create at least two items of your choice. No sewing experience is needed go home with your own handmade products and the ability to re-create time and time again. Full supervision and all tools are provided.
Course 8: A Touch of Millinery - 3 hours
Whether you are going to the races, attending a wedding or a party you can come and create your very own hair piece to be worn on the day. It’s so much fun twisting and shaping millinery supplies into different styles! No sewing experience is needed go home with your own handmade product and the ability to re-create time and time again. Full supervision and all tools are provided.
Course 9: Beginners Leather -3 hours
Learn the basics of working with leather, whether you would like to make a coin purse, make up bag or a keyring the choice is yours. No sewing experience is needed and you will learn some sewing machine basics and go home with you own handmade product and the ability to re-create time and time again. Full supervision and all tools are provided.
Course 10: Leather Bags- Full Day
You will get to choose either and tote bag or and tassel bag to make on the day. You will learn how to construct your chosen bag from start to finish in this full day workshop. No experience necessary Full supervision and all tools are provided. All our courses are run in parallel, so you may be making something different to other students on the day. Start time is flexible
Course 11: Evening Bags -4 hours
You will get to choose one of the three styles of evening bags to make on the day. Asymmetrical Bag, Framed Clutch Bag or a Clutch bag
You will learn how to construct your chosen bag from start to finish. No experience necessary Full supervision and all tools are provided.
Course 12: Make your own Sneakers
Learn to design, make and wear your own sneakers in 1 day. Suitable for begginners, so no sewing experience necessary.
Here is what's included.... 1. Choose from super high top, high tops, low tops or super low tops. 2. Design your own sneaker. 3. Choose from fabric, leather or canvas. 4. Prepare your sole. 5. Cut your sneaker top. 6. Add sneaker to sole. 7. Finish. 8. Wear them home.
This is a full day course running from 10-4pm All of our courses run in parallel, so you may be making something different to other students on the day. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided.
Dispatch of the item(s) will be within 3 working days of receipt of payment, for items in stock. For custom orders, please allow 2-3 weeks, delivery time will be confirmed at point of order. I will email you when your order has been sent.
Overseas customers will be liable for any additional duties and taxes which my be incurred.
We accept payment via PayPal and credit or debit card.
Credit cards are accepted through paypal and you do not need to have a paypal account to pay. When you checkout, choose Paypal, select the option "I do not have a paypal account", then click continue and follow the instructions.
Items can only be shipped once payment has been received. If payment is not received within 48 hours of the order, I will remove the order and relist the item in my shop. Made-to-order items must be paid for at the time of order via paypal and making of the item will not start until payment has been received.
Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Custom or personalized orders
Perishable products (like food or flowers)
Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Additional return information
Please let us know if you are not satisfied with your purchase for any reason - We want you to love what you order and we will try to make things right.
We do not accept returns on custom personalised orders unless there is a fault with the item.
Be aware that computer monitors differ slightly in colour representation, and the colours you see could be slightly different in person. As my work is hand crafted, please expect small differences between what is pictured and what you may receive.
We do check each order thoroughly before I dispatch.
We will exchange or refund any ready made item with which you are not happy, as long as both the packaging and the goods themselves remain intact. We can not refund or exchange items that have been worn.
We recommend to send returns by recorded delivery and keep proof of postage. Returns are sent at your expense.
You can return any part of any order, at any time within days of receipt of your goods for a refund or exchange.
All items are hand crafted and therefore all sizes quoted are approximate. When placing an order with Sharon Priscilla, you are accepting all of the terms and policies stated above. Patterns//photos/images/text and artistic expression of works copyright of Sharon Priscilla All Rights Reserved. Sale of work does not include transfer copyrights of any kind. My patterns/ designs are not available for sale/reproduction.