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£180.00

beginner sewing course

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 and don't know where to begin. Bring your sewing machine to class (please bring your manual, if you have one). If your machine is old please check it is working before bringing it to the class.

 

Class size  - 4 maximum

 

This is a 6 week course - 2 hrs per class

 

Course will cover

  • How to thread  a machine - winding bobbin
  • Basics on how your machine works
  • General maintenance -  basic stitches
  • How to make and follow a pattern
  • How to insert a zip & use Bias's Binding
  • Make a Tote bag and a Cushion cover
  • Make a pair of pyjama bottoms
  • & many more techniques & tutorials

 

 

The course consists of 4 parts over 6 weeks

 

week 1

Intro to sew  This covers all the basics to get your started. All aspects  and parts of the sewing machine explained in detail. The importance of different needles and fabrics . Bring your own 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 a lovely tote bag. It may be simple but you will learn a lot of new techniques.

 

week 3    (fabrics & cushion included)

Make a Cushion We will make a simple cushion pattern. You will learn how to insert a zip and will add pipping detail using bias binding.

 

week 4-6   ( also to finish off previous project)

A pair of Pyjamas

Students will need to supply their own fabrics for this project. Recommended fabrics are Medium weight, Cotton, Polly cotton, Linen of similar type. DO NOT use Stretch or jersey fabrics. Please avoid bold and striped fabrics as they are hard to match go for small pattern design instead.

 

fabric for Pj's  3 meters

 

For Pj's. I will supply the pattern. This is a great insight into understanding commercial patterns.

We will cover different seam & hem finishes.

9th Jan - 13st Feb - 10.00-12.00

20thFeb - 27th Mar - 10.00-12.00

17th Apr- 22nd May - 10.00-12.00

To book a class please email me or phone 07941159461

 

Please note that scheduled classes once booked are non-refundable. However if you can find someone else to take your place this can be arranged.

NEW evening classes

11th Jan - 15th Feb - 7-9

22ndFeb - 29th Mar - 7-9

19th Apr- 22th May - 7-9