Learn to Sew: Stitch and embroider a felt needle case
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About the Course
Come and spend some quality time being shown a selection of basic hand sewing stitches and create a bright, beautiful cockerel needle case in a colourway of your choice to treasure in your sewing box forever or to give away to someone special.
The stitches learned will empower you to tackle other sewing projects. You will be amazed at what you can achieve in this inspiring workshop. Depending on ability and speed, it may take some individuals longer to complete their piece, which can if needed be finished at home.
What you will learn during the workshop;
- Split embroidery yarn;
- Thread a needle and tie a knot the easy way;
- Start and finish neatly;
- Choose fabric to suit your project;
- Prepare and position a pattern making best use of the fabric;
- Cut out fabric to a pattern;
- Position and pin work;
- Sew different types of stitches, including blanket stitch, running stitch and French knots;
- Assemble and join fabric to form a finished object.
This workshop is suitable for;
No previous experience is necessary as you will be shown the skills required to create your beautifully hand-crafted cockerel needle case.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
Participants will be able to take away a bright hand-sewn cockerel needle case (or one to finish at home) to keep or give away as a treasured gift.
The Rural Skills Centre will provide;
All facilities are accessible.
Tea/Coffee and cake will be provided.
There is plenty of parking at the centre.