ArtisanHandmades © Christine Hopwood  Tele: 07872 496734 |   

          Handcrafted  fashion and design.

Blurring the boundary between art and craft.

                  Individual  and unique.



Here are some recently completed projects:-

Hello and welcome to ArtisanHandmades

To create a thing of lasting beauty takes time and skill.  Here at ArtisanHandmades we believe that craftsmanship and artistry are paramount.  All our items are lovingly handcrafted and made from specially chosen materials from quality sources.  Each project is unique in style and/or materials.

Dressmaking & Alterations

Handmades - Bags & Hats etc



Room 212

The School Creative Centre,

New Road,

Rye,  East Sussex

TN31 7LS

Sew Easy - Beginner class

Sew Now   -  Upcycling 1 day Workshop

Prom Dress Special  - 2 day workshop (Mums welcome to help!)

Sew Fitting - Intermediate class

What do we do?

Aside from individual handmade items we offer dressmaking and tailoring for all occasions day or evening; and, pattern making to precise fit and alterations.   For something really special we also offer a personal design service to create a unique garment to your specification.   We also offer a range of workshops and courses (see bellow) at The School Creative Centre, please check the website for current and upcoming events at   These are small  classes and spaces are limited,alternative days/dates may be arranged  - please call Chris for advice.

We use Chrysallis Fabric’s swatch service to source

  the latest trending fashion fabrics…why not check out what’s available on their website.

ArtisanHandmades is based in Rye, East Sussex.  
Chrysalis Fabrics

Sew Elegant - Advanced class

Sew What?  -  1 day Beginners Taster Workshop