Get to know your sewing machine - Worcestershire



This is a 3 hour introduction to the sewing machine for complete beginners, teaching you all the basic skills and what the buttons are for! This workshop is for you if you have never used a sewing machine before, or if you are feeling like you need a refresher. So everyone will be at a similar level. 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 arrise. We will spend the morning learning techniques, and practicing, you will also get to make a drawstring bag and some coasters to practice your skills. There’s a lot you will learn, making sure you will leave with the confidence to try your own beginners projects at home! 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 Class sizes are kept small making sure that everyone gets attention and assistance when needed, and it's a lovely spacious environment. 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 don't have a machine, then please let me know, we can arrange for you to use one of ours) To continue your sewing journey you can also book the afternoon, when we will be making a beautiful envelope backed cushion cover - please see separate listing, Complete Beginners Sewing - Day course in Worcestershire.

What's included in the price?

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


3 hours (1:00pm to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

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



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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Weekends
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
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Stoulton, , Worcester, Worcestershire, WR7 4RE