Location
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My studio is located at my home,  3401 Tilden St, Brentwood, MD 20722. Because this is also my residence I ask that visitors have an appointment or be registered for a class prior to arrival. PARKING There is plenty of … Read More

Home
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Welcome to Tilden House Studio, the private workshop of sewing instructor Allison Lince-Bentley. At my home in Brentwood, Maryland (on the border of Washington, DC) I offer small group sewing classes and private lessons for children and adults, with a … Read More

FAQ
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I’ve made a list of some of the most common questions I get at the studio. Click the links below for more info:    

See the Studio
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The studio is a separate building located in the backyard of my home. It is climate controlled and fully equipped with four sewing stations and cutting height (36″) tables that I pop up or down depending on the class. All … Read More

Kids Classes
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I have been teaching children for over a decade in many settings — schools, community centers, youth employment programs, camps and one on one — and have found that sewing is a craft that offers meaningful learning to young people … Read More

Adult Classes
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Classes at my studio are all small groups (usually no more than four students), which makes it possible for me to dedicate personalized attention to each individual. Whether you are coming for some weekly creative “me-time” or just want to … Read More

Contact
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If you’d like to ask questions or schedule a brief call with me before booking lessons, please feel free to email me. I am not always able to get through all my emails each day, but I do my best … Read More

Policies
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POLICIES Please keep in mind that this is how I make my living and support my family. When you book a lesson time or class, that slot is given to you and only you. Unlike a hair salon or doctor’s … Read More

Private Lessons
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Private and semi-private lessons give you personalized assistance on topics and projects you choose. We discuss your interests and goals and I work with you to design a lesson (or series of lessons) that help you build your skills or … Read More