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Sewing machine courses and workshops. All across the UK, sewing machines are gathering dust... want to learn how to use your sewing machine? Or perhaps just get to know it? Browse sewing machine courses across the UK and learn from sewing experts.

£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 22nd September 2018
Machine Embroidery is now such a popular art form and can be done in so many different ways. You will learn several techniques and use fabric, paper and paint during the day. Julie aims to show you many ways that machine embroidery can be used with plenty of examples to inspire you. Suitable for beginners, sometimes even easier, as you have to forget everything you’ve previously learned about precision and just go with the flow....
£45
Wiltshire
In this fab workshop you will learn how to hoop up your fabric and set your machine up ready to create wonderfully wobbly lines. You’ll then get to grips with using your machine without feed dogs, ‘drawing’ with your machine and adding splashes of colour with fabrics. By the end of the class you’ll have a selection of sample pieces and have created your very own framed card to take away. You will learn how...
£75
Worcestershire - Next course on 21st October 2018
This is an exciting workshop and just takes you one step further into that addictive world of machine embroidery. All materials and the lampshade kit for a 20cm drum shade will be provided, just bring your own machine. You will be using machine embroidery so make sure that you can drop the dog teeth and have the appropriate embroidery foot. Once booked, more details will be sent to you. (If you prefer to use your...
£95
Greater Manchester
I am City & Guilds trained and qualified in soft furnishing making and hold Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I will teach you how to make soft furnishings to a professional standard. These 2 workshops are suitable for students with minimal sewing experience. You can find further information on my website via the link above. Machine made lined curtains I will teach you all the skills necessary to construct lined curtains to a...
£30
Tayside
Join Sandie for a 3 hour morning class to get you using your sewing machine with confidence! With 30 years experience of sewing and bespoke dressmaking Sandie’s Sewing Bee was established in 2016 to share her knowledge with those of all ages. This class is for anyone that would like to be more confident on a sewing machine. You may have had a new machine or have one sitting in the cupboard that you never...
£35
Worcestershire - Next course on 25th September 2018
Learn to make an envelope cushion cover, with buttonhole and covered button. You will have the template to keep to make lots more at home. This is a beginners workshop, you only need to be able to thread a machine and wind a bobbin. If you have attended my "Get to Know your Sewing Machine" workshop, then this is perfect for you You will leave with a lovely cushion cover with an envelope back and...
£35
Worcestershire - Next course on 20th October 2018
In this 3 hour workshop you will learn how to make a lovely canvas tote bag with contrast handles and pocket. Workshop is for beginners taking up a new hobby or those returning to sewing. If you have a machine sitting idle at home why not use it, its great fun! Encourage your friends to not use plastic bags - gift them a handmade canvas tote In a small group, you will learn how to:...
£50
Hertfordshire - Next course on 21st September 2018
If you've thought about having a go at Free Motion Machine Embroidery but not known where to start, this is the class for you. During this 3 and a half hour class I'll guide you through some basic skills that will get you started on this absorbing technique. At the end of the session you will have a good basic knowledge of the process and something decorative to take home with you. My teaching style...
£50
Hertfordshire - Next course on 22nd September 2018
During this 3 and a half hour class you will be making your own Hoop Embroidery Picture featuring your choice of bird, animal or flower design. The workshop focusses on using free-motion machine embroidery but you will also have the opportunity to use hand embroidery, appliqué and mixed media techniques to create your picture. You are free to bring your own design ideas to develop on the day, or use templates and design ideas that...
£120
Greater London - Next course on 22nd September 2018
This 4 week course is perfect if you are interested in learning to make your own clothes. Starting with a 'get to know your machine' workshop, we will cover all the basics of the sewing machine, from threading to maintenance with lots of top tips. During this first session you will sew a reusable shopping bag and really build your confidence on the sewing machine. From week 2 we look at using and altering commercial...