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Welcome to Shelbee Sewing

Learn to sew in a relaxing and encouraging environment


NEWS - Well the year has certainly got off to a great start with lots of sewing happening by adults and children alike , there are many great items to be seen via the Facebook page. Myself with Shirley and Maria have been offering a range of items, some crafty and lots of sewing to suit all skill levels. If you are a beginner it is never too late to start learning. Keep watching for news of more workshops and classes to come in the coming months


COVID - Its still with us , therefore classes in most cases will stay restricted to 6 and the T&Cs on the subject have been updated. Please note these.


Children's summer school holiday sewing classes

Age range 9 to 15 yrs old

There will be a full programme of lessons for the children to be held in the summer school holidays - The released of what will be on offer will be made at the start of June

So if your a child would like to learn to sew or may be expand on some sewing skills they may already have, then one of these sewing workshops

may be just the answer. Each offers them the chance to learn how to use a sewing machine while making a range of fun projects. Fabric and notions for each project will be provided and is included in the cost, there are sewing machine which can be used if your child does not have one of their own to bring along to class.

All classes are small and limited to four children to give each the attention and support they may require while learning to sew .

Awards news


Following the great news that Shelbee Sewing received the award for the 'Best All Age Sewing School for Oxfordshire' , Jennings who manage the Boundary site have kindly placed this write up in their news sheet, which i thought all may wish to read as it shows how we all have contributed to making Shelbee Sewing a lovely place to sew.


A sewing sanctuary where everyone’s welcome!

Step into Shelbee Sewing, a lovely studio space at The Boundary in Garsington. Here you’ll discover a peaceful, relaxing environment, where you can lose yourself in a creative sewing haven.

Surrounded by beautiful material, thread, and patterns galore; founder and tutor Caroline King, will support and guide you as much or as little as you need. And the great thing is, everyone gets to make exactly what they like – tote bags, patchwork pieces, clothing or even zero-waste sewing with leftover pieces – the choices are yours and limitless.

You can start your creative journey under Caroline’s expert tuition with various day and evening classes for ages 8 to 98. And for the more experienced needleworkers, Caroline runs social sewing get-togethers, providing help, advice, and encouragement, along with plenty of chatter and even WhatsApp groups!

It’s no surprise to hear how cherished and appreciated Caroline is by some of her regular attendees. One highlighted “I just love it – we support each other and not just in sewing”. Caroline has also recently received further recognition for Shelbee Sewing, winning an award for ‘Best All Age Sewing School for Oxfordshire 2023’.

Caroline says people visit from miles around, not only because the location is good, but the size of the space makes it so personal. Inspired by her mum at a young age, she created a business from her passion and skill for the craft and hence why Shelbee Sewing has been at The Boundary for 10 wonderful years.



Course Bonuses – Book a second workshop within 6 months of the date of your first and save  10%.


Vouchers  available  , why not treat a friend or relative to a workshop in the New year



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