Beginners Sewing Course Experience GiftRegular price $162.00
Do you have a sewing machine that you’re a little scared of? Do
you need help learning the basics or a refresher on what to do?
This sewing experience is perfect for you. From the simple
sewing machine, sewing in a straight line and then an intro to
dressmaking patterns, you will come away with the sewing bug
and knowing how to sew!
This is a gift experience and is held in Ocean Studios in Plymouth. Once purchased we will email you a PDF for you to print and gift at your leisure. If you would like us to print and post to you we can do this please contact us after purchase.
The PDF will be emailed within 24 hrs of your purchase with its one unique booking number.
Booking for this experience is essential.
Please note if you buy this as a gift and they really don't like the chosen activity this can be transferred to another activity.
We are not able to offer refunds on and gift experiences bought.
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 11 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
Cutting out the fabric according to the pattern
Attaching a facing
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)
Fabric and notions for your bag and top pattern size and length – a detailed tick list will be sent to you once you have booked on the course with full details. We will guide you and give you all the info when you book.
The Top you will be making is the Avid Seamstress drop sleeve top which you can see in the photos, a loose fitting top perfect to introduce you to dressmaking.
Duration: 12 hours