welcome to northern ireland’s sewing hq!

Based in Bangor, Northern Ireland, Threadquarters is a sewing school & online fabric shop offering beginner sewing and dressmaking courses & workshops and a collection of beautiful fabrics perfect for dressmaking. Gorgeous organic and OEKO-tex jersey and sweatshirting; stunning high-quality cotton lawns and luxurious viscose; fantastic denim and corduroy in a lovely range of on-trend shades; spectacular deadstock Irish Linen and waxed cotton. Keep checking back as our range in constantly growing.

sewing classes

Take your first steps into the wonderful world of sewing! Complete beginner, but curious to find out if sewing is for you? Come along to one of the Sewing Taster Workshops, get a full introduction to using a sewing machine and go away with a fabulous tote bag, made completely by yourself!

Continue your sewing journey with the 5 week Beginners Sewing Course, Beginners Dressmaking course, Patchwork Quilt course and so much more!

Plus lots of needlecraft classes too.

Check out the latest classes on offer at Threadquarters:

The beautiful Threadquarters studio

upcoming Classes & Workshops

Give the gift that keeps on giving!

The perfect gift for the creative person in your life. Gift vouchers are available which can be redeemed against anything at Threadquarters.

Learn how to sew, try dressmaking or honing their skills, there’s lots for your lucky recipient to choose from!

Or perhaps a big stack of gorgeous fabric is just what they want.

With gift vouchers, the choice is theirs!

browse dressmaking fabrics

gorgeous new fabrics:

sale & remnants:

deadstock fabric

From time to time I am able to source beautiful deadstock fabric direct from mills in Northern Ireland.

Deadstock fabric is surplus fabric originally woven for the garment industry. It may have writing on the selvedge or occasionally small flaws. These will always been brought to your attention in any listings. In most occasions it is in perfect condition.

Gorgeous high quality Irish linens made for designers world wide and superb waxed cottons made for a rather famous British designer of outdoor wear…

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