Welcome to Dyane's Stitch in Time

Welcome to Dyane's Stitch in Time. Offering three key services;

Clothing Alteration, Sewing Tuition / Clubs and Textile Art

Dyane's Stitch In Time
Up-cycling, Corset made from skirt

Award Winning Business -

Best in Bishop Auckland Business 2019


Clothing Repairs & Alterations

Tuition; Sewing Skills and Textile Art


Clothing Alterations and Repairs
Shortening Jeans

I can make your clothes fit you better and make them wearable for longer.

For simple alterations such as trouser shortening or zips replacing either pop in here in Bishop Auckland, The General Store in Cockfield, Domestic Bliss at Langley Moor, near Durham or if you live further afield via post to me.

For more detailed alterations such as re-shaping alterations especially for tailored garments, evening, bridesmaid and wedding dresses please book an appointment, appointments are available on Saturdays and evenings (last appointment 6.45 pm).

For a price guide for common repairs and alterations please click on Information tab and choose the alterations price guide.

If you are local please feel free to drop in, if you are coming from further afield please phone or message Dyane Turner or text on 07977719782 first to check I am in.

Your garments are insured whilst at Dyane's Stitch in Time.


Textiles Tuition

Dyane is a qualified teacher in the Lifelong Learning Sector and offers a variety of flexible ways of learning Textile skills, including; Hand Sewing, Machine Sewing, Dressmaking, Applique (Sewing Skills) Free style Embroidery and Batik or Silk Painting (Textile Art)

1) Personalised one to one tuition in my home sewing room environment, whether you are a complete beginner, wanting support with a project or a fashion student needing extra sewing skills I can help you; check out the Gallery page: Individual Sewing Tuition for images. Working intensively one to one, your specific learning wishes will be met.

2) Sewing Skills Workshops for adults in small groups, Two courses / individual workshops are run each year in January - March plus September - November. You can attend the whole course or just come to one or two as individual workshops. Occasionally other sewing workshops will be held. For further details visit the Information page; Sewing clubs & Workshops

3) Stitch Kidz - drop in after school sewing club in Bishop Auckland for 8 - 14 year olds, for further details visit the Information page; Sewing clubs and Workshops

4) Sew Social - Tuesday Mornings in Bishop Auckland, drop in between 10.30 am - 12.30 pm for folk who already sew and enjoy getting togther with like minded sewers with a tutor on hand to help with tricky bits. Details on the information page; Sewing Clubs and Workshops

Textile Art Workshops, offered in Batik Fabric Art, Silk Painting, Free Style & layered Embroidery are held at my home Studio.  Alternatively I can bring a workshop to your group / venue. For more info please click on the Information tab and choose Textile Art Workshops

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