Free motion stitching is like drawing with the sewing machine using a darning foot attached. Even if you are not very artistic, it is possible to make a successful and unique piece for yourself or your home. In this workshop you will be shown some of the skills involved in using your machine.
You will then be able to use, build upon and embellish the skills taught in order to create a piece of work of your own design. You are welcome to bring along pictures and or drawings to take inspiration from.
This is a full day course giving you the time and freedom combined with the free motion skills to give you a really lovely workshop.
Skills you will learn:
Free motion stitching onto fabric
What you will need:
Sewing machine threaded and working. If you require to use one of our machines, please advise us when booking as we have a limited number of machines available at this time.
A sewing kit if you have one
Most sewing machines do not come with a darning foot included in the accessory pack. We will have some available in class which may fit your machine and we have some which will be fitted to the machines available in the shop on the day. However, you can do free motion stitching by removing the presser foot and sewing without a foot and we will be using this technique too. If you would like to purchase a darning foot for your machine, these are available on line. I prefer the plastic open toe type but there are others available.
You can come with a specific design, picture or creation in mind or just come and create. If you are coming with a specific creation in mind with specific colours and fabrics then you will need to bring these with you. We will have a selection of fabrics to use for embellishing and using.
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 to finish your garment at home.
We need a minimum of 5 people for this workshop to go ahead. If this number isn’t reached by one week before the class, we will be contacting you with an alternative 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? Use the code TwoTogether at the checkout