Book a class at the Textile Repair Cafe in Croydon and learn how to mend and upcycle your favourite clothes and textiles. 

Sewing classes in Croydon

The friendly classes are suitable for beginners and will teach you a variety of new skills. 

Based in the Whitgift Centre, the workshops will teach you how to repair and extend the life of your clothes, soft furnishings or other textiles. This can prevent your belongings from going to waste. 

Example beginners courses we can offer include:

  • Basic hand-sewing jeans repair workshop
  • Dart manipulation for better fitting garments
  • Repair your knitwear 
  • Introduction to a sewing machine (level 1)
  • Basic mending skills workshops
  • Crocheting patchwork mats or baskets
  • Hand sewing: patches and badges
  • Lavender bag workshop

Croydon ‘Sewcial’ Club

The cafe is home to a friendly Croydon sewing group where you can spend a couple of hours crafting and chatting in the company of like minded individuals. Bring along some mending or your current project. 

All craft abilities are welcome, but please note that there is no tutor for this group – although you might find that someone else in the group can offer you advice or point you in the right direction.

Tuesdays 13:00-15:00

Small group. Free. Booking essential

See all the scheduled classes at Croydon Textile Repair Cafe

If you can’t find the class you need, please get in touch.

Map of the Whitgift Centre ground floor showing the location of the Textile Repair Cafe
Find us in the Whitgift Centre, opposite M&S