Evening Sewing with Geraldine Sykes



Want to learn to sew, or improve your sewing techniques but can't make it to a class during the day? Well Geraldine's class might be just what you are looking for! Geraldine has been running these successful evening sewing classes for some time and there is space for more participants, so come and give that sewing machine the workout it deserves! Would you like to make your own clothes, soft furnishing or accessories but find commercial patterns confusing. Geraldine has a wealth of information for anyone wanting to make clothing to fit. From using a commercial pattern and making sure that it will fit you prior to cutting and then every step until you have finished your garment. Your sewing machine will become a trusted machine as you learn more about it. Geraldine will always share some tips and tricks as the session goes on. Topics covered will include: How to read a pattern envelope How to measure yourself accurately Choosing the right size and understanding fit Interpreting pattern markings and cutting layouts Understanding interfacing and how to use Learn how to do the following techniques Stay-stitching Pocket insertion Yoke insertion Interfacing techniques Darts Zip insertion Hems Geraldine will support you using the correct equipment for your project so that you can continue on your own when you take your project home. Classes are on the third Thursday evening of each month. 6.45pm- 9.15pm. £87 for six sessions or a casual place for £16.


Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
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Unit 1, Oakley Park, Station Road, , Oakley, Bedfordshire, MK43 7RB