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DRESSMAKING with Ruth Alexander


Ruth Alexander studied Fashion and Clothing in Glasgow and has worked in costume design and to private commission from home until opening her Newport on Tay shop, ‘You Reap What I Sew’. She teaches both adults and children at all levels from beginners to avid sewers.


Ruth will be leading a class for all levels from beginners to avid sewers. Whether you are just starting out without a clue where to begin or a regular stitcher looking to pick up some advanced techniques, or maybe even a cosplay fan wanting to run up your own costumes! All are welcome to join the class. If you have an enquiry about class projects, please get in touch and we shall direct you to Ruth for advice.




For beginners and those who already know how to sew by hand and machine. Come and learn how to sew, working on mini projects and designs with Ruth. This class is led by the tutor. Materials are provided at the Centre.


Start time is flexible for people getting here after school, especially those arriving from high school. Suitable for aged 8+.




Sewing Bee is a social gathering of people who like to sew, drink tea and blether!

New members are welcomed, it’s a great way to pick up new tips, share ideas, and spend an afternoon.










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