Behind The Doors Of Motcombe’s Sewing School

Reality television programmes like the Great British Sewing Bee and Interior Design Masters highlights the benefits of being able to sew.

And the move towards sustainable fashion and repurposed pre-loved clothing is also creating demand for Mary-Louise Alban’s sewing studio in Motcombe.

Mary-Louise Alban

Mary-Louise teaches and advises a diverse range of Shaftesbury area residents, from school textile students to a drag artist making his own clothes.

Listen to our report to find out what goes on behind the garage doors in the centre of the village.