Open Studio @ The Deep End

Make use of our sewing machines in our community textiles studio!

As a part of our offering here at Rags to Riches provide a weekly open studio for our community to make use of our workshop space and sewing machine bank.

When using the studio you’ll have use of our sewing machines, sewing scissors, threads and materials. Some materials will be available by suggested donation.

You’ll also have access to our onsite facilitator’s wealth of knowledge who can support you in your projects.

Open Studio Available Dates 2024

May: Sunday 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
June: Sunday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd

Tuesday day times, evenings. or alternative dates may be available by request.

How it works

  1. Check our upcoming Open Studio Available Dates (above) on this page
    Just check the available dates on this page then drop us an email and we’ll confirm availability of each session.
  2. Book a single session, or a block of sessions to us any time
    You can book a single session to come in and use the studio between 1-3pm on a Sunday for £20.
  3. Book in blocks to save
    Save money by booking a block of sessions here. These sessions are banked and can be used any time. They don’t need to be used in concurrent weeks. Just let us know when you want to use them and we’ll book you in.
  4. Join us in the studio
    And work independently on your own projects, or ask for help!

If you have any questions, or would like to book a visit the studio prior to signing up, please contact

What to expect

Our textiles studio consists of 8 hireable sewing studios and a wide range of tools you are welcome to use on your own projects.

What we can provide;

  • A friendly atmosphere
  • Use of sewing machines
  • Material & threads, or bring your own
  • Work table for larger projects
  • Facilitator support
  • Tea & coffee