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beginner sewing

£190.00

6 week 2hr class

 

maximum 4 students

Not suitable for beginner

 

A great sewing course suitable for a complete beginner. Introduction on how to use a sewing machine. Also great if you have a new machine & don't know where to begin. Bring your machine to class ( please bring your manual if you have one). If your machine is old please check it is working before bringing to class. If you do not have a sewing machine I have machines to use.

 

Course will cover

  • How to thread a machine - wind the bobbin
  • Feet and tools explained
  • Basics on how your machine works
  • General maintenance - basic stitches
  • How to insert a zip & use bias tape
  • Hem, seam finishes & buttonholes
  • Make a Tote bag & Cushion cover
  • Make a pair of pyjama bottoms
  • & many more techniques & tutorials

 

The course consists of 4 parts over 6 weeks

 

week 1

Intro 2 sew This covers all the basics to get you started. All aspects and parts of the sewing machine explained in details. The importance of different needles and fabrics. Bring in your machine and I will tell you what all those extra feet and parts do.

 

week 2 ( fabrics included)

Make a Tote bag using a simple pattern you will make lovely tote bag. It may be simple but you will learn many different techniques.

 

week 3 (fabrics & cushion included)

Make a a Cushion We will make a simple cushion using a pattern. You will learn how to insert a zip and how to make piping.

 

week 4-6 ( student need to supply fabrics & thread)

A pair of long pyjama bottoms

Students will. Recommended fabrics are a medium weight  Cotton, Poly  Cotton or Linen. DO NOT use stretch or jersey fabrics. Please avoid bold or striped fabrics as they are difficult to pattern match use a small pattern design.

 

I will show you how to use a pattern for the Pj's and you will be shown more sewing techniques.

 

Fabric amounts required

3 meters for adult, 2 meter for a child, if making shorts 1.5 meters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

dates to be confirmed