Beginners Sewing Course Experience Gift

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  • Regular price £100.00

Do you have a sewing machine that you’re a little scared of? Do

you need help learning the basics or a refresher on what to do?

This sewing experience is perfect for you. From the simple

sewing machine, sewing in a straight line and then an intro to

dressmaking patterns, you will come away with the sewing bug 

and knowing how to sew!

This is a gift experience and is held in Ocean Studios in Plymouth. Once purchased we will email you a PDF for you to print and gift at your leisure. If you would like us to print and post to you we can do this please contact us after purchase. 

The PDF will be emailed within 24 hrs of your purchase with its one unique booking number. 

Booking for this expereince is essential. 

Please note if you buy this as a gift and they really don't like the chosen activity this can be transferred to another activity.


We are not able to offer refunds on any gift experiences bought. 

Workshop Description

What you will learn: 

Introduce parts of your machine 

Show how to thread the machine and bobbin

Sew straight stitch and zig zag stitch/Look at thread tension and problems

Look at machine accessories, ie feet, needles, cleaning equipment and oil

Sewing in a straight line

Sewing and finishing seams

The basics of bag making

Measuring and choosing the right size for you

Assembling a pattern

Pattern Marking

Cutting out the fabric according to the pattern

Inserting a dart 

A simple pleat 

Seam techniques

Applying bias binding

What you will need:

Sewing machine threaded and working (if you require to use one of our machines you will to advise us during booking as we have a limited amount of machines available)

Sewing kit

Fabric and notions for your chosen pattern size and length – a detailed tick list will be sent to you once you have booked on the course with full details



Duration: 10 hours