5 Part Beginner Sewing Course

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Description

Who is this suitable for: Any over 16- this doesn't require any previous experience just a little enthusiasm!!

Week 1: Introduction to Sewing Workshop:

What you'll learn & make: Learn the basic functions of a sewing machine, become confident in how to thread & use the machine to create a cushion cover. Learn basic techniques such as creating hems & seams that are ideal skills to transfer to everyday sewing jobs. You will also create a stitch sampler.

Week 2: Bunting

What you'll learn & make: Increase your confidence in using the basic functions of the sewing machine, creating seams, negotiating corners, clipping & turning & attaching bias binding to produce a beautiful 2.5m length of bunting in our pretty printed cottons.

Week 3: Coated Cotton Zipper Bags

What you'll Learn & Make: Learn how to handle a new but practical water resistant fabric, change your machines presser foot to insert a zip, create volume with 'box corners' to make a set of wash bags.

Week 4: Applique Tote Bag

What you'll Learn & Make: Increase your confidence in using the basic functions of the sewing machine; Learn how to perfect the decorative technique of applique, lots of tips & tricks including using ‘bondaweb’ to produce a personalised design.

Week 5: Jersey Infinity Scarf

What you will learn & make: Learn about ‘What is jersey fabric’, how to stitch jersey/stretch fabrics to create seams on a regular sewing machine, understand stretch percentages...put it into practice & make an infinity scarf. This is a perfect workshop to prepare you to progress onto dressmaking projects with stretch fabric.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

Contact

lucy plumbley at the vintage sewing bunny
lower ground floor, ansdell institute
woodland road
lytham st.annes
lancashire
FY84BX

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners

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