In-person course
in Worcester

Get to know your sewing machine - Day course in Worcestershire

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Description

Have you recently purchased a new sewing machine or are you looking to start sewing and need advice on which machine? Maybe you would like a refresher? Our Introduction to Sewing course is the perfect way to get started. We’ll get you feeling comfortable with your machine, learning the basics and sewing some great beginner projects Help is always at hand as classes are kept to small numbers enabling you to ask questions as you go and sort any common mistakes as they arise. There’s a lot you will learn, making sure you will leave with the confidence to try your own beginners projects at home! We will spend the morning learning the machine basics, practicing techniques, and making an envelope cushion. In the afternoon we will make a lined tote bag Using your new skills you will sew your project together under guidance and you will leave with the finished items, plus the written instructions as a reminder of the steps you have covered to make them. Once you have completed this course, you will have the necessary skills to go on to complete either our beginners dressmaking workshops or soft furnishing workshops. Class sizes are kept small making sure that everyone gets attention and assistance when needed, and it's a lovely spacious environment. This class covers: The parts of a sewing machine Threading your machine Winding a bobbin Stitch selection How to change stitch length (and width if your machine has this facility) How to adjust tension Presser feet, how to change them How to sew a straight line and turn corners How to sew a buttonhole Cutting fabric from a template Neatening seams ALL FABRICS ARE PROVIDED You will need to bring: Your sewing machine (in good working order with instruction manual and any accessories that came with the machine). If you would like the use of one of ours then please state at the time of booking. A small sewing kit, including scissors, pins, thread, unpicker, tape measure, fabric marker pen. Packed lunch (and your own drinks if you prefer)

What's included in the price?

Fabrics Written instructions with images Demonstrations and guidance Techniques and tips Tea/coffee

Duration

6 hours (10:00am to 4:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

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Venue

Stoulton, , Worcester, Worcestershire, WR7 4RE

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Weekends
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Suitable for all abilities
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