Sewing Machine 101 - Intro to sewing machines for complete beginners

Duration: 2 hours

Price: £30

Run by: Sheona
at Sewisfaction

01189 795635

Unit 15, Holme Grange Craft Village
Heathlands Road
RG40 3AW

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About the Course

Have you always wanted to learn to sew but don’t know where to start? Have you got a sewing machine languishing unloved because you don’t know how to use it? Our Sewing Machine 101 class for complete beginners will help you get to grips with a sewing machine. You’ll leave feeling confident with how to use a sewing machine, with your stitch sampler and top tips, ready to tackle your next project!


The different parts of the sewing machine
Setting your machine up, including winding a bobbin, threading your machine, choosing your needle
Choosing stitch length and type
Cleaning your machine
Sewing straight lines and tips for sewing round curves and corners


Nothing! The class includes use of the Janome machines, all materials and there’ll also be tea, coffee and biscuits.


Complete beginner – you have never used a sewing machine before or need a refresher to build your confidence.
Our sewing classes are relaxed and friendly, taking place at our beautiful studio in Wokingham, Berkshire. You’ll get to use our brand new digital Janome sewing machines and class sizes are capped at six to ensure everyone gets the time and attention they need.

LIMITED OFFER: We want to get as many people sewing as possible, so for a limited time we are inviting you to bring a friend for free. Make sure you select 2 places and enter the code 101FRIEND at checkout.

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?

The class includes tuition, use of the Janome machines, all materials and there’ll also be tea, coffee and biscuits.

Want to review this course?

I've wanted to start making my own clothes for a while but didn't know where to start, I decided to do the beginners class and glad I did. I now know how to get started and can make some basic items. I'm definitely going to do the dress making course now I feel more confident using a machine as think it is well worth it. It was also fun and was great to meet new people. Sheona was very nice and knowledgeable and will certainly be recommending sewisfaction to anyone interested in getting started or already creating their own pieces
Emma x

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

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