Especially for our international customers we offer sewing class in English and/or Spanish. New at your sewing machine or rather sewing with guidance and good company? In our sewing class you have a weekly moment of creativity and get-together in an inspiring environment at the Meelfabriek in Leiden. During class you can work on sewing clothes/accessories you choose yourself: make what makes you happy!

In this sewing class you will work at your own level and your own pace: from beginner to advanced. For the beginner level you learn to work with patterns, fabric and sewing machine. For the advanced level you can dive into different techniques that you apply in garment you want to sew.

The class is organized weekly in a small group: 8 persons is our maximum.

Price: € 125 for 6 classes of 2 hours

After the first class you receive a bill for your lesson-card of 6 lessons that can be used in 7 lesson-weeks.

Aren’t you sure if this is what you are looking for? Join us for a try-out lesson to find out yourself. You pay the regular price for one lesson: € 21,00. After that lesson you do want more for sure!

Included in the price

All you need for a good sewing-class is available at Atelier Kleurstof: inspiring spacious workspace, sewing machines, coverlock & lock machine, steam-iron, comfortable cutting tables, sewing-patterns, pattern-paper, scissors, fabric-scraps, measurement tools, drawing tools and a cosy home-table with coffee/tea and sweets.

At the shop-in-shop in our atelier, we have fabrics from Holland Stoffenhuis and thread for sale.

PS: Best you bring your own sewing machine to learn how to sew at home too. We always have our sewing-machines at your availability during the class.


The class is an adult class, for beginner and advanced level as well! These classes are especially for English/Spanish speaking people.


The following classes are available:

The classes are planned in consultation with the group: holidays are being factored in. We expect you to be present, cancellation is possible before 15:00 on the day of the evening-class and before 18:00 on the day before the morning-class.


Sewing classes are organized in the Poortgebouw of the Meelfabriek in Leiden: Meelfabriekplein 1. See our contactpage for more information.


For the first lesson it is always good to have a plan of what you would like to sew. If you want to make something for your children, please bring the measurements of your children (hip, waist and length).

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Every first class of your lesson-card you receive a bill. We keep your spot available for you until you confirm you want to quit the sewing class. Sewing classes are canceled if less than 4 participants are available (this class is not deducted from the lesson-card).

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