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










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.