Visit us from Bristol

Our spiritual home! Why The Make Spot is ideal for Bristol residents and how to find us!

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Visit us from Bristol

Welcome to The Make Spot: Your Sewing Destination Near Bristol for Sewing Lessons, Courses and Workshops!

Embark on Your Creative Journey at The Make Spot, Just a Stone’s Throw from Bristol.

Nestled in the serene village of Portskewett, near Chepstow, The Make Spot stands as a testament to the timeless craft of sewing. Our studio, a short drive from Bristol, is not just about learning a skill; it's a place where creativity and community intertwine. As former residents of Bristol for 15 years, we understand the vibrant spirit of the city and are excited to extend our warm, sewing community to our Bristol neighbours.

Why The Make Spot is a Bristol Sewer's Dream

  1. Close to Home: Conveniently located for Bristol residents, our studio offers a peaceful retreat from the city buzz, perfect for immersing yourself in sewing.
  2. A Familiar Touch: Having been part of the Bristol community for over a decade, we bring a sense of familiarity and understanding that resonates with Bristolians.
  3. Top-Class Facilities: Our studio in Portskewett boasts modern sewing equipment and a spacious, inviting atmosphere, ideal for both beginners and seasoned sewers.
  4. Inspirational Setting: Situated in the picturesque countryside, our studio offers a tranquil environment that stimulates creativity and focus.
  5. Community and Connection: We pride ourselves on creating a welcoming space where individuals from Bristol and beyond can connect, share, and learn together.

Our Courses – Tailored for All Levels

  • Beginner’s Sewing: Especially welcoming for Bristol newcomers to sewing, offering a comprehensive start in our fully-equipped studio.
  • Intermediate Sewing: Perfect for Bristolians looking to enhance their skills in a supportive, inspiring environment.
  • Children's Sewing Classes: A short drive for a fun and educational experience for your little ones.
  • Specialty Workshops: Unique sessions that make the trip from Bristol worthwhile, featuring special projects and advanced techniques.

Join Our Sewing Community

For our friends from Bristol and beyond, The Make Spot offers more than just sewing classes; it’s a place to grow, create, and belong. With our roots in Bristol and our hearts in sewing, we invite you to join us in this beautiful journey of creativity and community.

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Main Road, Portskewett, Monmouthshire NP26 5SA

Telephone 01291343133

Studio Hours
When you book your sewing course, event or workshop which will contain the hours each individual session is running. If you wish to collect an order of fabric or other goods, please contact us to arrange pickup at a convenient time.

Please note: We do not offer a drop in service.