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
Cutting out the fabric according to the pattern
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.
Anna or Sheila depending on the day
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.