ALL THINGS DOLLY
We believe that sewing is a fundamental skill and a total workout for your creativity, and at times, stickability!
Whether you’re a total beginner or fully fledged seamster our kits are designed to guide you seamlessly towards a finished garment and all the satisfaction and pride that comes with it.
We use deadstock, or I prefer ‘rescued’, fabric to custom make your pattern-free kit.
The styles are versatile for longevity and easy-fit for total making satisfaction.
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We are a Sustainable Clothing Hub which means we like to get together. So all our kits are classes as well.
Come and join us and we’ll help you on your sewing journey. Whether you're a complete beginner, would love to make a kit but need some hand-holding or simply want to hang out with others after all this time.
I’ll also show you how to tinker, adapt and put your personal touch on your DOLLY Kit.
You make it I make it We make it together
Diana Uprichard is the founder of Dolly Clothing. An experienced designer, seamstress and teacher, Diana believes that sewing is nourishment for the soul.
From the Dolly studio in central Lewes, Diana designs and sells her own sustainable cut-out and ready-to-sew clothing kits and ready-made collection. She also runs sewing classes and provides a bespoke alteration service.
A dedicated campaigner for sustainable fashion, Diana leads the Dolly team in awareness-raising campaigns and events. Designed to inform and inspire, Dolly’s events explore why our clothes are costing the earth and what we can each do to be the change.
Diana’s vision for a sustainable fashion future is built on her belief that there’s a wealth of power in a tiny needle and thread.
WHAT'S COMING UP?
The Great DOLLY Clothes Swap
at Tigermoth Roastery
Saturday 4th March
Davey's Lane Lewes BN7 2BF
If your wardrobe is ready for a totally sustainable spring refresh, join us at Tigermoth Roastery for clothes swapping (instead of shopping), fresh small-batch coffee (the best in town) and great company (that's you, that is!).
You know the drill by now:
• Drop off your swaps at DOLLY (3 North Court, Lewes, BN7 2AR) beforehand or bring them with you on the day
• Come to Tigermoth Roastery on Saturday 4th March at 2pm, grab a coffee and browse the collection of good quality clothes looking for a new life
• Take home anything you promise to keep in circulation, wear and love
Tigermoth will be serving their ethically sourced, freshly roasted coffees and homemade cakes to sustain us while we swap till we drop. So grab yourself a ticket, we can't wait to see you!
Diana & Mica xx
DOLLY SEW FOR GOOD
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DOLLY ALTERATIONS, KITS AND SEWING CLASSES
3 North Court, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2AR
Our studio is in the bustling old quarter of Lewes, just off Cliffe High Street. Nestled amongst the antiques shops, cafes and quirky independent stores, our location is right next to super convenient parking on Phoenix Causeway.
Drop in and see Diana as usual with your mending and alterations: