Love What You Create

"I just love Jo's lessons - she explains everything so clearly and inspires me to make things I never thought I could"

Customer over Zoom, May 2020

November 28, 2017

I can't promise a new class every day - but I have added quite a few sessions into December to help you get into the festive zone. I love Christmas time - but don't enjoy all of the shopping madness. I am much happi...

November 13, 2017

I've had quite a few enquiries from people who would like to make their own clothes  - so I have designed a 5 week beginners dressmaking course that I hope will appeal. I am also delighted to announce that I am work...

November 8, 2017

Last week I spent a lovely morning meeting with Kirsty and Lee of The Fabric Fox. It is so wonderful to spend time in the company of other sewing and fabric enthusiasts. The Fabric Fox ethos is to provide good quali...

October 30, 2017

I went to the Great British Sewing Bee Live a few weeks ago - and had a wonderful time looking at lots of lovely fabric and patterns. But the real bonus for me was a chance to see many of the patterns made up into g...

October 23, 2017

I had a wonderful day out on Friday, fabric shopping for forthcoming classes at SewJoBaker and a little personal fabric shopping too (but don't tell anyone!). There are quite a few places I like to go fabric shoppin...

October 19, 2017

I am running 'Sew with Jo'  classes all of next week for the half term holidays. One of my favourite sessions is the customisation workshop on Friday 27th October. I love the possibilities in updating something plai...

October 1, 2017

Mark a special occasion with an intimate sewing party in my beautiful sewing studio. I can cater for up to 6 people, so please do call or email me to discuss ideas. 

Some party ideas:

Children's birthday party - group...

September 30, 2017

An exciting week of children's classes is coming up for the October half-term holidays. 

Monday - Design and make your own bunting. A fun decoration for your bedroom or maybe for Christmas?

Tuesday - Tote Bag / Book B...

September 30, 2017

I run a wide variety of adult learn to sew classes from my beautiful and bright sewing room in Chelmsford.

You can make a simple tote bag or some stylish bunting for your home. If you fancy more of a challenge, how a...

September 30, 2017

It was a busy weekend in the Baker household - Friday night the decision was made to convert our 'chill out room' into a sewing studio. It may have been over a glass of wine - I can't recall!

Saturday morning up earl...

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