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Sewing Machine Servicing in the Berkshire Area

Mike Brown Sewing Machines

Dressmaking and Alterations.

If you are in the Maidenhead area and need a good seamstress we highly recommend:

A Stitch In Time Dressmaking and Alterations: Louse Halperin : 01628634485 or email

Dress Alteration Service: Sarah Humfryes: 07853910863 or email

JEM Sewing, clothing alterations and repairs: Jo Manley: 07855473601 or email

Designing, alterations and repairs: Joanna Kociuba: 07922393825 or email

A Stitch In Time : Jean Dunstone: 01628665247 or email

Dressmaker: Sarah Wevill: 07969482239 or email

Fashion Designer: Stephanie De Gois: 07817422473 or email


If you want to brush up your sewing skills check out these Berkshire based courses:

GillyMac Designs: Gill 07818551232 or email  Website

Sew County: Sohpia Boucher 07944000636 or email

We Heart Art: Jenny 07957 186984 or email website:

The Crafty Hen: Julie email   website:

Our Local Borough provides adult learning courses details of which can be found on their website.

Knitters might be interested in the Knit and natter and crochet at Maidenhead Library every Wednesday 2-4pm

A bit further a field:

Miss Maker: Claire 07968 063304 or email website

The Makery

Lady Sew and Sew

Other people we like and may be of interest to you if you are local to Berkshire or not:

Something Personal gifts and personalised products.

Head Candy Millinery

Hat Creations

The Trimming Company Millinery supplies

Our other favourite places to shop online and around the UK.

Ray Stitch Japanese linen prints and High end Haberdashery.

Fabric Godmother Fabulous selection of dressmaking fabrics and elegant haberdashery.

The Homemakery Lovely selection of vintage style fabrics, yarns and craft items. Lovely family business. Online.

Minvera Fabrics  Amazing selection, great colour ranges

Ditto Fabrics beautiful selection of European suiting and dress fabrics.

Sew Box Great for Liberty prints and all in one pattern packs

The Makery classes and fun bits and bobs for craft sewing, and a beautiful selection of sewing kits.

The Village Haberdashery fun and bold quilting fabrics, dressmaking fabrics and haberdashery. Also run classes and talks.

The Eternal Maker beautiful quilting fabrics, dressmaking fabrics and haberdashery, also have a button company, and a knitting cafe.

Cloud Craft online only great selection of felt and craft bits for the modern crafter.

My Fabric House online only, an amazing selection of Japanese fabrics, cute and fun.

M is for Make online only, beautiful collection of quilting and dressmaking cotton fabrics.

Guthrie and Ghani A lovely Haberdashery fun by Lauren Guthrie from Season one Of the Great British Sewing Bee.

Cloth Candy online only beautiful modern fabrics.

Barnett and Lawson Trimmings (better in store) fabulous basement full of trimmings, lace, chain, brocade and motifs

Fan: New Trimmings (better in store) astounding amount of on trend trimmings, findings and opulent crystal pieces.

MacCulloch and Wallis decadent trimmings, millinery and lingerie supplies.

The Cloth House beautiful linens and cottons, natural fibres and fabrics from all over the world, also a lot of vintage finding and trims.

Misan Fabrics (better in store) lots of specialist fabrics, unusual textures and lots of beautiful leathers.

The London Fabric shop (better in store) Amazing fabrics and unusual textiles ( high end)

Blogs we love.

Live it. Love it. Make it (obviously)

Fall for DIY




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