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Beginners sewing at Hobbycraft Hedge End Southampton

Sewing machine cover for a competition

Duration: 2 hours 9.30 to 11.30 July how to read a pattern

Price: £15

Book with: Bridget Kimber
at Sew-b-It

Mansbridge Road
West End
SO18 3HW

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About the Course

Beginners sewing workshops every 2nd Saturday of the month. Bring your own sewing machine [we can loan at additional cost].

Contact us for material required as sometimes we need you to cut out the fabric to save on time.

Pupils can pop in on any lesson.

Each month we have a 2 hour project all designed for beginners. We try to learn new techniques each month.

Please contact me on the details above. We are a well established friendly group.

Please see our weblink above for more details on which project we will make each month.

Please get in touch for more details and upcoming dates.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Our beginner's workshops are two hours of tuition with two tutors available to help.

We also bring along extras like buttons ribbon etc. We can loan machines if required at an additional cost of £3.00

Fabric and lining for sample curtain will be supplied and day includes tea/coffee and course notes. Book early to avoid disappointment. All workshops paid in advance please contact sew-b-it for payment method.

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Thank you for my 1:1 tutoring Bridget. I have been showing off my draw string bag to everyone.

- - #24164

Really good class. Lots of advice from Karen & Bridget and really enjoyed the project they picked. Atmosphere was really good, everyone was friendly and welcoming. I don't have much sewing experience, so I was worried it would be too complicated but with help I managed to make a top within one session (just had to finish the hemming at home). The skills learned will come in very useful for other projects, I'm looking forward to the next session!

- - #23544

I made a bag organiser and 8 couldn't believe how great it turned out Bridget was really helpful and kind, can't wait to learn more

- - #17127

I am a complete novice to this course. Bridget and Karen are brilliant, there patience is amazing alongside their talent. It is a fun class with the added benefit of creating something new each time.

- - #15893

Prior to attending a group course I had a 121 session with Bridget and I'm so pleased I did! Not only is she an inspiring lady but I learnt so many tips that otherwise would have taken me a lot of trial and error. Very much looking forward to the group sessions and would highly recommend a 121 with Bridget for any level

- - #14152

I was nervous before going but I loved the atmosphere of the course. I felt it was just right for me who is not very advanced. We made a lovely purse bag and everybody was easy to chat to. I would definitively recommend and I will be going regularly. Thank you to Bridget and Karen for sharing their knowledge !

- - #12882

Excellent tutor and has been teaching me sewing for the last three years. I started with very basic sewing and have now progressed to intermediate and make lots of gifts for my friends and for the Macmillan Cancer Support annual coffee morning. Thank you Bridget would recommend you for beginners great patience5

- - #11229

I had a great experience with lovely Bridget. She was very friendly and helpful. She taught me a lot in such a short time. End of the session l came away very proud, with my beatiful bag made by me!
Thank you so much Bridget!

- - #11135

I went to this class yesterday for the first time and loved it. Everyone was really friendly and helpful. It was really an intermediate project rather than a beginners project but the others who had been going for a while helped me with the tricky parts and I am really excited to have made my own bag with a lining, zip and box corners. I think Bridget and Karen try to choose a project each month that practises a new skill and I am looking forward to the next one. It's definitely easier to bring your own sewing machine, but there is everything there that you might need or have forgotten. A great class overall!

- - #11043

This is a really laid back and friendly group. The tutors Karen and Bridget are so helpful and friendly, and whether your a complete beginner or dabbled with sewing a litttle, you will come out of each session amazed by your creations. I love attending when I can.

- - #9351

Great class. Lovely teachers, lovely crowd of people go. Made some beautiful things

- - #9349

Fantastic class, I really look forward to this class every month! I have learnt such a lot, and have been able to make so many hand made gifts because of this class!!
We always have such a laugh too, lovely tutors!!
Just brilliant!! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

- - #7243

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends

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