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Beginners' sewing workshop

Beginners' sewing workshop

Duration: 5 hours (10am-3pm)

Price: £30

Contact: Jan Grafton at Sew Together Romsey

Southampton Road
SO51 8AF

Course Start Dates

Saturday 14th March 2020
Saturday 25th April 2020

About the Course

This is an opportunity for absolute beginners and those who lack confidence with a sewing machine to learn basic skills. You will make a tote bag, either for shopping or to carry work, school or college items (you can decide on the size). Full details including what to bring are on my website, see link above; however, if you have any questions then please ask.

Skills you will learn:

Basic skills that can be used in most sewing projects.

Brief understanding of how the machine works
Adjusting of tension
Threading of the sewing machine
Selecting stitches
Sewing accurately in straight lines
use of zig zag to create an appliqué
Use of woven fabric
Cutting out a project
sewing a hem
sewing a plain seam
neatening edges
making a pocket
creating a strap and sewing it on
creating a lining
Clipping and turning through
Top stitching
Using the iron for a professional finish.

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?

Tea, coffee and biscuits. Please bring your own lunch.
Free and easily accessible parking.

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends