• POSTPONED Make Your Own Breton Top

After the recent Government announcement this event has been postponed, and we are currently in the process of rescheduling a new date. If you have purchased a ticket for this event, a member of our team will be in touch via email.

Learn to sew your very own Breton top!

In this workshop you will cut, sew and complete a handmade garment in one session. Guided by Rebecca Coyle of Love and Squalor you will learn the basics of working with stretch fabric, get to grips with an overlocker machine, and master the art of stripe matching.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and sewers with a bit of experience, and is the perfect opportunity to learn a new skill and to add a classic piece to your wardrobe!

Tickets £65 with all materials included.
Workshop suitable for 16 years +

About Love and Squalor
Founded in 2017 by Rebecca Coyle, Love & Squalor strives to create long-lasting, timeless pieces which suit women of all ages. Their aim is to make honest clothing that works hard and stands the test of time.

Various safety measures are in place for this workshop including socially-distanced workstations, sanitised equipment, and adhering to Track and Trace. If you have any questions please contact us at info@dovecotstudios.com


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