3 Day Beginners course

This course is aimed at the complete beginner, from day one it will teach you how to thread the machine, sew straight lines, learn how to neaten edges using the zigzag stitch and how to select different stitches. You will go away feeling confident and be able to progress to the next level.
During the sessions, you will build up your confidence by practicing using the sewing machine and build up your basic techniques.

For this course, you will need to bring your sewing machine with you but fabrics will be provided for the cushion.

What you will do:

Session 1: Learn the basis of the machine and make a fold over cushion cover (16” x 16” 40cm x 40cm) – learn how to turn corners.

Session 2: Make a tote bag, you will learn how to measure and cut the fabric from a basic pattern, how to make and attach handles and customise the bag to your own style.

Session 3: This session you will make an apron, increasing your skills you will cut out the pattern, attach a patch pocket, learn how to fold and sew a hem and attach ties.
You will need to bring 1 metre of fabric for the apron 
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available throughout the day.

£90 for 3 or 4 sessions each session is 3 hours approximately

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