Made to Sew was created to bring sewing into the now, showing how easy it can be to create fashionable, expertly finished pieces if the right knowledge is applied.

Combining home sewing with chic runway design, Made to Sew teaches professional sewing classes and techniques, improving your sewing skill set to create a polished looking garment.

Founder Aneka Truman, a London College of Fashion graduate, launched Made to Sew in 2013. With a wealth of global fashion brand experience, Aneka has endless knowledge allowing her to thoroughly explain and inform her students, inspiring you all to learn a new skill, professionally. She is now Brand Ambassador for Bernina, a monthly contributor to sewing magazines and has over 300,000 subscribers to the Made to Sew YouTube channel.

Whether you are a beginner just dipping your toes into the delights of dressmaking, or wanting to expand your knowledge and creativity, Made to Sew will have a class suited to you. From beginners sewing to advanced dressmaking and tailoring, we run small classes enabling us to provide personal tuition.

Online sewing courses are available to watch from the comfort of your own home, so if you can’t make the in person classes you can take your sewing to the next level, wherever you are in the world.

For a personal touch join Aneka and the Made to Sew instructors for a private or group sewing lesson, available across the UK, Australia and USA. In the meantime, head-over to our YouTube channel, where Aneka shares her profound knowledge via free tutorials.

The Made to Sew dressmaking pattern range designed by Aneka, is a collection of fashion focused patterns; that help you create garments that are not only the perfect fit but are professionally finished.

Made to Sew will inspire you to be creative, learn professionally, and create garments that are the perfect fit for you.

Make something that doesn’t look homemade, sew fashion!


Hello and welcome to Made to Sew, join Aneka and learn more about our sewing business, what we do and how we can help you achieve your sewing goals.

Browse our YouTube channel for free sewing tutorials.