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 6hr workshop making 2 different style cushion covers
You will make an envelope cover with buttonhole and covered buttons, from a template which you get to keep with instructions and the second one with lovely professional looking piping which you will make and a zip opening. We will discuss pattern matching and you will gain from lots of tips throughout the day Fabrics, tea and bisuits provided and sewing machines too (for a small...
First course 2018:
9 Jan, 16 Jan, 23 Jan, 6 Feb, 13 Feb
2nd course 2018:
11 Sept, 25 Sept, 2 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct
Each day is run from 10-4pm with a max of 7 students so you get lots of hands on teaching from the tutor. You can either choose to make something from a commercial pattern over the 5 wk period or choose to copy a favorite shirt, skirt or dress...
Learn how to get a good fit from commercial patterns, learn new skills including lots of tips on how to obtain good finish techniques when making your own garments.
Learn how to use a walking foot on your machine and lots more.
You will also have access to the overlocking machines for make a professional finish to your garments.
10 week course
Monday evening 7 - 9pm
Have you an overlocker and would love to advance your dressmaking skills by using one. Then why not join our four week long dressmaking course.For beginners you can use either stretch or woven fabrics making a top and either a skirt or pair or trousers. Or even a wrap dress if you are confident using a sewing machine but not using an overlocker. You will be taught over four 2.5 hour long classes how to...
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...
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...
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.
Join us fortnightly on a Tuesday evening for our sewing school with our guest tutor Rachael who will guide you with any project you are wanting to make. Please make sure your machine is in good working order and you have all the necessary accessories. We do have some machines and these can be rented for £2.50 an hour.
Rachael will provide the expert tuition and she will also bring along some project packs(small cost)...
If you have heard of the very addictive technique of free motion machine embroidery ( where you draw with your sewing machine needle ) and have always fancied having a go, then this one day workshop will introduce you to the basics of the technique.
You will learn how to set up and control your sewing machine for free motion sewing. Then you will have plenty of opportunity to practice the technique producing an abstract...