About The Make Spot

Who we are

The Make Spot is the dream business of Lucy Adams. After over 20 years as a teacher of textiles and art, and many years creating works of textile art based on children's creative works, she decided to open a studio to teach people to sew in a new way. The Make Spot studio in Chepstow was opened in 2019. After a few years, the decision was made to relocate to the village of Portskewett just outside Chepstow into a custom-built studio space. While the focus is always on teaching sewing skills and developing customers' technical and artistic abilities and 

The Studio

The Make Spot is a custom-built sewing studio and creative space. Located in beautiful and historic Portskewett, near Chepstow, the gateway to Wales, our modern and fresh studio has a community spirit and friendly vibe where anyone is welcome to sew and make. We run special workshops and courses, seasonal events and more.


Facilities at The Make Spot


We have a custom-built kitchenette with tea and coffee making facilities which are complimentary for the entire duration of your classes and workshops.


We have a beautiful wc continuing our japandi decor theme including natural woods and beautiful porcelain


There is plenty of parking nearby, within a hundred metres of the studio


Our studio seats up to 12 people around a single table for hand sewing and other craft events. We tend to limit our machine sewing to six as this gives a great amount of useable space around each machine for you to spread out fabrics without getting in each others’ way. Our custom-built table can split into a smaller separate cutting table when needed too which our customers love.


There’s plenty of space to hang coats and bags safely out of the way. The custom-designed building is fully insulated with modern building techniques and underfloor heating to give a comfortable temperature all year round.


Fabrics and threads

We have a beautiful range of curated fabrics and threads available to buy


Fabrics, Patterns, Threads and Accessories

In our Studio we stock a closely curated range of quality fabrics and threads, and are the exclusive stockist of Liberty fabric in the area. We are proud suppliers of Dashwood Studios fabrics, Mettler threads, Nina Lee, Janet Clare and Sew Over It patterns, as well as a range of quality sewing accessories.



We aim to offer courses, classes and workshops for sewing enthusiasts of all ability levels. We clearly state all expected ability levels in our products so you know what to expect before booking.