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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.

West Sussex
Learn how to create art using your sewing machine. After practicing and you are happy, you will design and create a piece of sewing art. Upon booking your class we will discuss what you would like to make. This can be either a cushion cover, a small fabric bin or a tote bag, classes can also be applique bunting, 3D pictures and lampshades. These classes can be 1:1 or up to 3:1. Please contact me...
A week in the beautiful French countryside doodling on fabric and then painting it, what could be more fun? If you enjoy doodling on paper and like machine quilting you are going to love this course. We are going to stitch and paint two small pieces, one with Inktense and one with metallic fabric paint. These can then be kept as reference samples and made into a phone, glasses or needle case, a small book...
Over the two days I will guide you through the creative process, beginning with your chosen subject we will explore your individual development of ideas through gathering resources and sketching (don't worry, no-one has to be Picasso) With the application of free-machine stitching, painting, applique and hand stitching you will gradually develop your artwork into a piece of original and unique textile art. These 2-day workshops take place in Joanne's studio at her home in...
Have you ever wanted to try free-motion embroidery on your sewing machine but didn’t know where to start? I run workshops to help get you started using your machine for free-motion embroidery. During the day we will be learning the art of free-motion machine embroidery to create a fun and contemporary appliquéd panel. Ideas will be provided but you may work on any subject you like and you will end the day with a finished...
At venues across Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire, create free motion drawings and pictures with Paper and Textile artist Lucy Dorothy Nichols. Suitable for those with a basic knowledge of machine sewing, this is a wonderful opportunity to find out just how easy it is to use your machine for drawing and doodling! In this three hour workshop you will be shown how to setup your machine for free motion sewing as well as various techniques...
Worcestershire - Next course on 1st December 2018
The Golden Rule is a dress making system that uses only your Bust and Hip measurements to get the perfect fit every time. Within this workshop, you will learn how to use this astonishingly simple system by: * Showing you how to use the system. * Plotting out the pattern design to paper correctly. * Checking your drafted pattern by constructing a toile (please bring 3 mtrs of fabric or a bed sheet to do...
Online & Dorset
A 1 day course on how to use an industrial sewing machine. You will learn everything to give you confidence to tackle your project. We show you everything from setting your machine up, threading, tension, bobbins, common problems and how to put them right. A brilliant course for anyone who hasnt been on a machine before and a brilliant course if you have and just cant master the one you have.
Would you like to learn how to machine embroider or needle felt? Or just pick my brains on a project that you are working on? You can book up too 4 hrs with me in the studio for £45.00 per hour. General timings are 10am-2pm weekdays, during term times with weekends by arrangement. Do get in touch if you would like more information or to discuss an idea. Groups are also welcome.
During this 3 hour workshop, local lingerie designer Hazel Lethaby of Mischke Lingerie will introduce you to working with stretch material by sewing a pair of knickers that will fit and flatter your curves. The workshop is suitable for beginners, and those with previous sewing experience, and is a great introduction to the world of making your own lingerie. You will leave with a new pair of knickers! Access to a sewing machine is provided,...
Greater London
Wanted to sew but have absolutely no idea where to start? Well fear no more - we have the perfect solution! You can now extend your thread of knowledge with this sewing workshop for beginners. Join Craig and the rest of the Fashion Box team for this three-hour class offering an introduction to domestic sewing machines and overlockers. You're also welcome to bring your own machine or use the one provided! After getting to grips...