About Sew In Brighton

 Get creative and unwind. Learn fantastic new skills! Friendly and relaxed sewing classes in Brighton and Hove. Options for all sewing machine experience levels including total beginner. Bright, well equipped sewing classroom in central Hove - 10 mins bus from Brighton. Our fun, patient & knowledgeable sewing & clothes making teachers look forward to welcoming you 

Sew In Brighton Sewing School runs 10-12 classes, courses and workshops every week in Brighton & Hove for all levels - from Absolute Beginner to Experienced stitcher. Including making & fitting clothes, learning to sew from scratch, overlocking, knitting & crochet, pattern cutting, designing, alterations, altering patterns and much more. 

Sew In Brighton has been teaching sewing and pattern cutting in Brighton since 2008 and we're so excited about helping students to make great-fitting, original clothes - or to sew anything else! Since its launch Sew In Brighton sewing school's range of courses, workshops and classes have helped hundreds of people go from absolute beginner to confident and creative stitcher - making & altering their own (and family's) clothes and soft furnishings, meeting like-minded locals & finding a wonderful way to relax.

We have a team of friendly and encouraging teachers (including owner Kat Neeser) who have a variety of skills and expertise on a huge variety of subjects.  Read more about our teachers here.

Bring your own sewing machine or use ours. We have new Janome 525s machines and a range of Janome overlockers for use in class.

Kat (on the right) in the 1990's in her fashion design and production studio for Wit & Wisdom

Sew in Brighton Owner Kat Neeser

Sew in Brighton owner and teacher Kat Neeser (above) has 37 years experience of sewing, making clothes, fashion design & illustration, pattern cutting and alterations. She founded her own fashion label, Wit & Wisdom, which she ran for nine years in London - including: a retail shop, clothing design & production unit, 200 high street concessions in Top Shop, Miss Selfridge & Debenhams and an international wholesale business. 

Click here to view all our current classes or scroll down to find out more about us.

The sewing classroom in Hove -  at Sew In Brighton

Our Classroom

What's in our Brighton and Hove sewing classroom:

  • 10 Janome 525s & 725s sewing machines (less than 18 months old)
  • 3 Janome 6234XL overlocker machines
  • Nine 100x60cm sewing tables
  • Pattern cutting table
  • Free sewing patterns & free sewing projects that can be made in any General Sewing and Clothes Making Classes or 1-2-1 lessons
  • 2 ironing boards/irons (plus 2 spares) + other pressing tools for dressmaking
  • Rulers, bobbins, tape measures, fabric scissors & all other sewing tools and paraphernalia
  • Tea station with huge range of teas, coffee and cordials
  • Pattern cutting paper & card to purchase in sewing classes (complimentary on sewing courses & workshops)
  • Industrial eyelet machine - good for corsetry, wall hangings etc
  • Sewing books for sewing project ideas and sewing patterns
  • Vintage dressmaking patterns you can trace off & use

Get directions, parking and transport info for our Hove classroom here

Wondered what are our classes like? Watch Kat's 1.5 min video