About Us

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Classes, courses and workshops

Sharing the love of sewing, one stitch at a time! 

We are keen to provide positive, comfortable learning experiences, paced to suit all individuals. We offer a variety of courses and classes, from basic skills to more advanced techniques. We offer structured workshops, and also supported social sessions. 

One-to-one tuition sessions can also be arranged.

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Helen McDermott

Our tutor, Helen, has been sewing for as long as she can remember, and grew up receiving expert tuition from her mother and both grandmothers, who were all highly skilled seamstresses. Helen holds a B.A. in Fashion & Textiles and has worked in industry in a variety of roles. She is a very experienced teacher and has worked with all age groups. Helen has also worked as a consultant to the Scottish Qualifications Authority and holds an M.Ed in Inclusive Education.

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Roberts & Rose Bespoke

Our bespoke work celebrates our Scottish heritage, we love to create beautiful yet practical items, made with luxurious tartans and tweeds, complemented with stunning silks, velvets, embroidery and lace. Every item we produce is made from the highest quality cloths and trimmings, the majority of which are sourced in the UK.