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Overlocker
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Description

On the surface overlockers seem very complicated machines, however understanding how they work will increase confidence in all aspects of using them.  This course is suitable for those who already have an overlocker and have not yet acquired the confidence to change the thread, tension and stitch.

Overlockers are a great addition to the dressmaker's kit, making a professional finish to the seams on the garments, also for use in constricting jersey and knitted fabrics.

The day will be spent going back to basics to master threading up and tension adjustment.

Time will be spent on using a variety of fabrics to produce different finishes along with exploring some decorative effects that can be achieved.

You will need to bring your sewing machine to the course.

Tutor Information
Jenny Harrison has a City and Guilds in Soft Furnishings, 7900 Certificate in Education. She has written articles for Sewing World magazine in the past and has taught City and Guilds for Somerset College of Art in soft furnishings for 10 years. Jenny now has her own private sewing classes in Taunton.

Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Includes tuition, three course hot/cold buffet lunch, refreshments.

Maker

Bookings team at Dillington House. Somerset County Council

Venue

Dillington House
Ilminster
Somerset
TA19 9DT

Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

1 day (9:30am to 4:30pm)

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