Sewing for Beginners- Learn how to use a Sewing Machine & Over Locker

Sewing for Beginners- Learn how to use a Sewing Machine & Over Locker

Duration: 3 hours

Price: £45

Run by: Karen Huggins
at fabulicious Sewing Divas


Unit 4, Studio 36 Harrington Way
Warspite Road
SE18 5NR

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About the Course

This course runs for 3 hours and aims to teach you how to use a sewing machine, as well as practice using the Over Locker and feel comfortable and confident doing so.

If you have never sewn or used a sewing machine before and really want to learn or just give it a go, then this short, 1-day course is specially designed for you!

​Learn how to set up the sewing machine, use its functions and practice sewing to build up confidence. You will also learn about the various feet and attachments and all the creative things you can do with your sewing machine.

This is a beginner’s class so if you have no sewing experiences at all don’t worry as this is what we are here to teach you.

​On this course your will:
Learn how to set up and thread a sewing machine
Basic trouble shooting of the sewing machine
Sew in a straight line keeping within the seam allowance
Learn how to zig-zag to neaten raw fabric edges
Learn about various machine feet and what else a sewing machine can do

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?

You will need to bring:

We will provide you with fabric/materials and Sewing Machines so you don’t need to bring anything with you. But feel free to bring your own Sewing Kit if you wish.

You can also bring your own sewing machine to practice on if you wish. (Machines must be less than 3 years old and in good working condition, some machines will not be allowed to be used in the workroom if deems unsafe)

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Course Start Dates

Thursday 31st May 2018
Saturday 2nd June 2018

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners