Classes at Really Maria

If you have missed the start of the 5 week course at The Green, then you can still catch individual classes over the next couple of months, plus some added extras.
The following classes will be held at Really Maria haberdashery, Lordship Lane, East Dulwich and include use of her Janome sewing machines. You will need to provide your own fabrics and notions.

Each class is a stand alone class, so you can pick and choose the one that suits you and your ability:


How to use a sewing machine
Tues 21st Nov – 10am-12midday
Learn the basics of the sewing machine, from threading up to making button holes. You’ll use nearly every setting on the Janome machine, plus gain some handy tips for the starter for new project ideas you can try at home..

Sew Christmas Decorations £35
Sat 2nd Dec 10am-12midday
Make a variety of Christmas decoration whilst using the basic settings of the sewing machine, and some hand finishing techniques.

You will need to know the basics of the sewing machine for these classes
Make Pyjama trousers
Tues Oct 10th – 10am-2.30pm (with 30min break for lunch)
Learn how to read a commercial pattern, cut and make a pair of pyjama trousers, with other garment making tips and hints.

Make a childs dress
Tues 7th Nov 10am-12.30  or  Mon 20th Nov – 7.30-10pm
Using the chest and height measurements for a child, you will create a basic pattern and start a simple childs dress suitable for ages 2-10.

Make a tunic top
Tuesday 28th Nov 10am
Using your own measurements you will create a personal pattern and then make a basic tunic top, leaning the basics of garment making and how to ‘pattern-hack’ to make more garments from the same basic pattern.

To book, visit the Really Maria shop or head to her website

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