Beginners Sewing Course

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  • Regular price £100.00


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.

 

 

 

Skills 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

 

 

Assembling a pattern

 

 

Applying the pattern

 

 

Pattern Marking

 

 

Cutting out the fabric according to the pattern

 

 

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)

 

 

A sewing kit if you have one

 

 

For the Tote Bag - .75 cm of fabric

For the top - we will advise on booking how much fabric you will need for the top. 

Course leader

 

 

Anna or Sheila depending on the day

 Level

 

 

Beginner

 

 

Duration

 

 

10 hours 

 

 

 

Please note we try to calculate how long a workshop will be but these times are only a guide and your workshop may run over.