Beginners Sewing Course

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Do you have a sewing machine hidden in a cupboard that you want to learn all about? Or do you have a need to learn to sew but don’t even have a sewing machine yet? We can help.

 

Our beginners sewing course is designed for people who have never used a sewing machine before or for those who need a good refresher after having been away from it for a long time.

 

From the first steps of threading your machine to sewing your first garment. Over the 10 hour course you will be given step by step tuition learning all about your sewing machine, sewing a tote bag and finally sewing your own top.

 

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

 

Level:

Beginner

Duration: 10 hours

Please note we try to calculate how long a workshop will be and plan to finish each garment in the allocated time but this isn’t always possible, If you are unable to finish in the workshop time we will make sure you are confident with your garment to be finished at home.

 

Please note this workshop will held at our new pop up workshop space at Ocean Studios in Royal William Yard. Take a look at our about us page for more info. We will email you details of best places to park and where to go with your confirmation email once you are booked on.

 

We need a minimum of 5 people for this workshop go ahead, if this number isn’t achieved by one week before we will be contacting you with an alterative date, if you are unable to re-schedule we offer a full refund. Why not see if a friend wants to join you and get 10% off both your workshops when booked together.