Welcome to Make, Do & Mend!

Our speciality? Sewing lessons, dressmaking courses, knitting and crochet classes to any level - beginner, intermediate or advanced - in the Chelmsford Essex area (that's just a 40 minute train ride from London!)

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As seen on TV!

One thing we are super proud of is our very own Hannah Elgie appearing on series 2 & 3 of Channel 4’s Super Scrimpers! Watch us in action on this telly box or visit our YouTube page for more.

Make Do & Mend in the press  

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Sunday 29th November
Make, Do & Mend is closing

It is with great regret that I inform you that Make, Do & Mend will be closing on 24th December. If you have a workshop booked in December then don’t worry, you shall receive our usual quality service. If you have booked a workshop in 2016 we shall be contacting you shortly to arrange refunds.

I started Make, Do & Mend 6 years ago to find friendship, community and creativity and I have done just that. I am so grateful to all the loyal friends and customers that I have made over the past 6 years, I have loved the community we have created together and it is with a very sad and heavy heart that I end my lovely business.


We will be open by appointment only. Please call 01245 267794 if you wish to arrange to come in.

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Friday 2nd OctoberDownload your pattern from The Knitting & Stitching Show!

We had a fabulous time at the Knitting & Stitching show this year! We were situated in the Palm Court, just as you go, running knitting & crochet 'make & takes'. If you joined us to make something why not email us to let us know what else you've been doing? And you can carry on making by clicking the links below to download your free patterns...

Download your Crochet Pattern

Download your Knitting Pattern

Happy making!

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Thursday 11th JuneWe are on the M&S website!

We are so happy to be featured on the M&S website with a tutorial on how to make baby bouquets! Check us out here 

Hannah went to Fashion Street near Brick Lane, and met with some lovely people who work for Marks & Spencer. There she was photographed by a professional photographer, while she did all the steps to making a baby bouquet. It was an exciting day! 

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