Welcome to Cotton onto Sewing!
My name is Amanda Brown – I'm a seamstress with over 30 years' industry experience. I run sewing classes and workshops in Dorset. 



Get to know your sewing machine


Whether you're a novice or simply want to learn how to work your overlocker, Cotton Onto Sewing is here to help! Book a 1-to-1 session or small group class.

Classes and workshops


From dressmaking and alterations to quirky craft workshops, there's loads of classes and workshops to choose from. Check out our events calendar for more.

Sewing trips and retreats


Sign up for a crafty getaway! Join us for a fun-filled fabric-shopping day trip or escape for a few days on one of Cotton onto Sewing's relaxing retreats. 


"Amanda is fantastic! I took a beginners class a couple of months back and learnt a lot. I knew very little about my sewing machine, but I left feeling confident and excited about what beautiful things I could create…" – Hannah