Sew Simple - Beginners
Full Class: 3 hours (Price: £45)
Mini Class: 2 hours (Price: £35)
Class materials: included
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.
A few important T&Cs
Please take a moment to read the not so fun BUT nevertheless important terms and conditions regarding the sewing classes we run.
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