T&C's and Class Information

Bookings:
All bookings must be paid in advance of the start date. If you wish to join a class less than 24 hours before the start please contact us first by sending an email to bookings@sewpretty.me.uk and we will do our best to fit you in subject to availability.Your place on the course cannot be guaranteed until full payment is received. All fees stated on our website are inclusive of VAT.

Payments:
We prefer you to make a booking and pay using our online booking system which takes payments via PayPal (cards as well as account holders). Please note that all bookings will be pending until funds have cleared. We accept the following payments:

Changes or cancellations by you:

Group lessons
If you find yourself unable to attend your class and you inform us more than 10 days in advance, we can offer a refund minus 50% of your course fee for administration. Alternatively, you can keep the payment as a credit to book against any other Sew Pretty class/course or you can transfer to a future workshop free of charge. If cancellation is made within 10 days of your workshop, we are unable to offer a refund or move you to another class. However, you can always send a friend to take your place - just let us know of the name change please.

Private lessons
All private lessons can be rescheduled if cancellation is made at least 48hours prior to your class. If you cancel within 24 hours from your scheduled lesson, no changes or rescheduling will be offered. Please contact us at bookings@sewpretty.me.uk to inform us for any changes you may wish to make.

Non-attendance
Non-attendance of classes due to illness or for personal or professional reasons does not provide the right to refunds, extra tuition or a transfer. However, in such an event we will consider all the circumstances and take such action that we consider to be fair and reasonable.

If you are signed up on a weekly course, where all classes are connected to make the one project and you miss a class, Sew Pretty will try offer you a replacement group lesson, if one is available before your next lesson. This is subject to space availability in the replacement class. However, if we are not running the same lessons, you may wish to take a private lesson, in addition to your course fee to catch up with your original group course.

Due to the special nature of our workshops and the very limited enrollment, we would advise you to check your diary carefully before you signing up for a class.

Running late
If you are running late for your lesson, you must inform us by phone before your lesson is due to begin. If you are more than 30 min late for your lesson, we reserve the right to cancel your attendance. As with the nature of a group classes, late arrivals will impact the progress of the rest in the class, so please aim to be on time.

Our studio’s doors will open for your class, 15 minutes prior to your lesson, so please don’t arrive too early as you may interrupt another class..

Minimum class numbers
We require a minimum of 4 students to be booked for any class in order to proceed with this class/workshop. We may choose to run a class with less than 4 bookings, but we reserve the right to reschedule undersubscribed classes.

Cancellations by us
In the unlikely event when a class/workshop must be cancelled or postponed due to unavoidable circumstances or if a class is undersubscribed, we will give you a minimum of 24 hours’ notice. You will be offered an alternative date or credit for the same amount of money or refunds your payment. We will not be liable for any other costs, wasted travel or expenses that you may incur.

Class postponement
If a class is postponed for reasons which we are responsible, including tutor illness or shop closure due to other reasons out of our control, we will make every reasonable effort to reschedule the class or to add the missed hours onto the remaining course.

Student conduct
If a class is postponed for reasons which we are responsible, including tutor illness or shop closure due to other reasons out of our control, we will make every reasonable effort to reschedule the class or to add the missed hours onto the remaining course.

Health & Safety
Students are asked to wear appropriate clothing and footwear to practical classes and use sharp tools in a safe and careful manner. Students who fail to comply with health and safety rules will be unable to participate in practical classes.