Learn To Use a Sewing Machine course - Brighton - Hove - Sussex

Learn To Use a Sewing Machine course - Brighton - Hove - Sussex

Duration: 3 x 2.5h sessions

Price: £79

Run by: Kat Neeser
at Sew in Brighton


The Sewing Lounge,
18 Kingsway House, 134-140 Church Road
Brighton and Hove
East Sussex

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About the Course

In this absolute Beginners (or those needing a refresher) course you'll learn how to sew to use a sewing machine, then make a simple cushion cover to practise your stitching techniques & then a purse to practise zips and darts

Alternatively, you can cover the same course content in 3 x weekly Stitch Classes.

Workshop content

Week 1: Threading up the machine and bobbin, different stitches, adjusting tension, changing a needle and presser foot, starting to cut out your cushion cover and how to use patterns, pin, cut out.

Week 2: Laying up pattern, cutting out & sewing your cushion cover and practising stitch types as you go.

Week 3: Finishing cushion & making your zipped darted purse PLUS if you finish early have a go at button holes or applique.

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?

Learn to sew on Sew In Brighton sewing school's beginners sewing machine course run over three sessions.

We provide: sewing machine (or bring your own if you prefer), scissors, pins, chalk, tape measure etc if you don’t have your own.

What to bring:
a cushion to cover or a new cushion pad (up to 20" square in size). We have 16" sq pads in stock (high quality microfibre filled) for £4 - bring cash if you would like to buy one
a length of non-stretch medium weight fabric (eg printed cotton) any width from 44" upwards:
a 16" cushion need half a metre
an 18" cushion need one metre
a 20" cushion need 1.6 metre
a reel of matching thread
a 6” closed end 'normal' zip

If you wear glasses for close up work please bring them. Your booking confirmation has instructions on how to find us.

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