Simply Coralwood - The Sewing Lady Offering Alterations, Repairs and Custom Tailoring

Beautiful Handmade Creations

Alterations and Repairs

An Experienced Sewist


Quirky and Fun

Simply Coralwood - The Sewing Lady has developed a reputation as a skilfull reliable mender and alterations artist as well as a creator of quirky and inspirational crafts and gifts. One of the few craftspeople in Abingdon offering this unique service.  I have been designing and creating high-quality pieces since 1989 and have had the pleasure and privilege of bringing items into reality for a wide assortment of clients.

Take a look through the updated Portfolio to get a good idea of what I have created. Please reach out if you are interested I have an Etsy page and a Quirky website with Square. Or just email or phone me to see if I can make your idea come to life???


“It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”


― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist


1 Hobbyhorse Lane, Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon United Kingdom OX14 4BB



Mend and Make New

Anything is possible


Many clothes can be altered to fit nicer or the cut and design lines to suit the person's character better. Heather can add features, take in or let out seams and make clothes be more useful. Prices from £15


Small seam rips, fabric tears and even moth holes can be quickly and almost invisibly mended. Bag handles repaired. Coat and Jacket buttons, sleeves, cuffs hems lapels and zips can all be fixed. Prices from £15

Total Re-makes

A favourite dress that is no longer in fashion or doesn't fit can be re-designed and a new dress a blouse or skirt created from the 'shell' of the old garment. Curtains, coats and other fabrics can be transformed into bags, cushions wall-hangings anything is possible. Prices from £15