"I initially went to Becky for some alterations and ended up joining her evening class. It’s a great way to spend an evening. Her expert guidance helps you achieve making garments you never thought you could make. Becky’s enthusiasm is contagious! I now want to try making something more ambitious."

Paula Geear, Heathfield

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Becky Drinan

About Becky

As a child I used to watch my Mum at her sewing machine, creating wonderful clothes for my brother and I from jumble sale bargains. At seven, I had my own hand – powered Singer and became initiated into the world of dressmakers when I sewed through my own finger, ouch!! But this would not put me off and over 20 years later, I still sew everyday.

After studying Costume at Wimbledon School of Art, I worked in film and theatre as a costume maker, then started my own Bespoke Bridal and Occasionwear business.

I started teaching classes in 2009 after noticing that sewing (especially dressmaking) seemed to be a dying art, yet more and more people wanted to learn this brilliant skill.

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When you accidentally tear the last tea bag... #emergencysewing
Insides and outsides.
 #bramaking #dottodotstudio #handmadelingerie #makeyourownclothes #memade #mayabra #learntosew
This scissor print is the perfect scale for a delicate bra. #bramaking #mayabra #memade #makeyourownclothes #handmadelingerie #dottodotstudio
Next up on the cutting table... #dressmaker #dressmaking #handmadelingerie #makeyourownclothes #memade #sewing #saturdaysewing #crafternoon
Making up a few samples for my bra workshop at the end of the month. 
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Happy Fri-yay! What are your sewing plans for the weekend? 
#dressmaker #dressmaking #instasew #sewing #sewingplans
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A very happy little person. Jema has just been to her first sewing class at the studio and has made a purse for her Nan
Using up the ends of rolls of thread. #wastenot #wastenotwantnot #dressmaking #frugal #thrifty
A weekend well spent. It started life as #turiadungarees pattern, but after much hacking I have reached my own version. I don
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Layering the seams of my #dungareedress... getting close to completion now! #sewing #sundaysewing #makeyourownclothes #imakemyclothes #selfishsewing #instasew
Thank you @dizzarella for my surprise Birthday picnic! We nearly used the ironing board as a makeshift table but thought better of it. #bestestever #champagneatwork
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