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Sew Simple - Beginners

Full Class: 3 hours (Price: £45)

Mini Class: 2 hours (Price: £35)

Class materials: included

Course Description

If you are a complete beginner or feeling very rusty, this "how to use a sewing machine" class is the one for you. Learn how to set up, thread and use a sewing machine, load the bobbin, then learn how to sew straight lines. You will have plenty of opportunity to practice these skills. Areas we cover include:

- Functions of the machine
- Threading the machine
- Winding a bobbin
- Changing a needle
- Sewing seams
- Sewing straight lines, curves and corners
- Finishing seams
- Reverse stitching
- Machine hemming
- Fabrics, grain lines and seam allowances
- Decorative stitching

In the class you will develop a sound set of sewing machine skills and knowledge. This will give you the confidence to use a sewing machine on your own and to attempt more ambitious projects, clothes making and alterations.

Please note: that out mini 2 hour class will cover all the basics, but will give you less practising time.

What do I need to bring?

Nothing! All the sewing machines and equipment are provided, as well as all the fabric and materials required for this class. Refreshments and biscuits are included and a glass of wine for all evening classes to help create a seamless atmosphere.

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