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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.

A beginner sewing course - bring your own sewing machine and learn how to set it up, wind a new bobbin, check the thread tension, straight stitch and then hand sew or applique decorations. Only 2 places per date to ensure that everyone gets the attention they need and come away happy that they can continue to sew independently. You will be making a cushion cover and will be guided through the day in a...
In this fun and inspiring workshop you will learn how to really make the most of a sewing machine, using it to create a diverse set of samples and images with a range of visual effects, from 'drawn' to decorative. You can work from your own images (drawings and/or photos) or from some of mine. As the course is run for no more than 2 people at a time, it can be tailored very much...
A fab one I ran last summer... ‘All Stitched Up’ on Tuesday mornings in Warrington A beginner’s* class exploring Free Machine Stitch including applique, collage, transfer paints and producing your own stitched lamp shade. 10 wks from 7th May (*or 11 Wks from 30th April for beginners to free stitch). - Excluding: 28th May/4th June – All classes start at 10.15am and run for 2.5 Hours, with tea on tap! Learn with your own sewing...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 27th July 2019
You need to be confident in the use of a sewing machine. Bring your machine or use one of ours – just let us know first. Special instruction given on zip fitting. Bring your own scissors and sewing kit. The photo is similar to the bag you will be making, and taking home with you, but may be in a different fabric. Students will be contacted prior to the course to choose their fabric from...
Hertfordshire - Next course on 29th June 2019
Learn how to use your sewing machine to its full potential on this one day sewing workshop in Hatfield Heath. Rebecca will show you the different kinds of stitches that you can use on a sewing machine and how to use specialist feet and accessories.
Hertfordshire - Next course on 6th July 2019
Rebecca will show you the different kinds of sewing that can be done on an overlocker and how to achieve the best results on different types of fabric. Learn how to deal with corners and curves.
Essex - Next course on 26th June 2019
4 week introduction to pattern design Part one - Bodice and dress styles On this short course you will learn how to be more creative with your pattern-making and be able to make patterns for new styles that you see: * Move darts to anywhere on the bodice using cut and close and pivot techniques. * Remove darts, using the dart allowance to forming princess seams. * Replace dart shaping with shaped yokes which absorb...
We are currently looking for a new workshop in the local area and are hoping to move into the workshop in the new year in the local area. The course Back to Basics is taught by Hattie, she comes from a textile background and has been a sewer for the last 6 years (nearly everyday). She studied Textiles at a GCSE and A-Level standard, and has run her own business since leaving school creating handmade...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 8th July 2019
This is a half day course where you will learn how to make your own ribbon based dog collar, choose from a selection of our designs. All materials included, basic sewing skills ideal. For courses from July onwards a hot drink is included on arrival, a voucher to use in the cafe for 'elevenses' and a voucher to use towards purchases afterwards in 'Fabric Corner'. We will cut the initial pattern through to the final...
Worcestershire - Next course on 13th July 2019
Learn how to use a sewing machine. Create your own bunting from a selection of fabrics (or bring your own, to match you decor). Learn the basics of how to make lined bunting with a bias binding strip. The workshop is 2 hours long. 4 places available.

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