Dressmaking Retreats

Our UK dressmaking retreats are your chance to finally get that outfit made.

You’ll enjoy two interruption-free days in our dedicated sewing room, with tutors to help you get fantastic results.

Our retreats all happen at a gorgeous hotel, and you’ll be with a lovely bunch of fellow sewers. Joining others who share your passion is half the fun!

Book your 2024 retreat today and get ready to relaaaaaaaaax.

Upcoming Dressmaking Retreats...

Thurs 18th – Fri 19th April 2024
The Spa Hotel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK

No set projects

These dressmaking retreats weekends are all about whatever you want to make. We won’t be telling you what to do. There’s a relaxed and informal feel, and no busy timetable to follow. Just a chance to chat and share dressmaking ideas, tips and challenges.

You don’t need to be an expert seamstress

Our dressmaking retreats are designed for people who can work independently. So long as you know the basics, perhaps having attended a beginner’s course, you’ll get loads from it. Learning from others is a key part of coming on a retreat.

And our team of tutors will be there to help with the fiddly bits.

Pretend you’re on the Sewing Bee!

A room full of sewers pushing their dressmaking skills to new levels and forming friendships along the way. Sound familiar? But you’ll be glad to know our retreats are definitely not a race against the clock. Instead, they’re all about slowing down and enjoying the process.

Why choose a Sarah Brangwyn Retreat?
  • Rated an average of 9.6/10, with lots of repeat bookings
  • Warm, friendly and inclusive 
  • Seamless organisation
  • A focus on relaxation – no packed schedules
  • A wide range of abilities
  • Helpful tutors 
  • Fabulous accommodation and delicious meals in a 4* hotel
Meet Sarah

Find out bit more about Sarah Brangwyn Retreats and the passionate crafter behind them.

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