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Absolute Beginners Sewing – August Saturday Sessions.
August 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - August 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm£20
It’s our ever popular Beginners Sewing course, but on 2 consecutive Saturdays in August! Covering the same syllabus but run as a one off course for those of you who can’t make weekday evenings!
Our Beginners Sewing course is ideal to get you started. We can teach you all the basics including an understanding of your sewing machine, accurate stitching and basic problem solving (or avoiding!). The course also runs on a Wednesday evening from September, (running from 6.30-8.30pm and lasts for 4 weeks) however this Saturday special is a 2 weeks of 4 hour sessions. We will start at 11, have an half hour break at 1 and end at 3.30
We will cover:
Session 1: Learn to use your sewing machine, tips and tricks for easier faff free sewing, also practice how to sew in a straight line, sew curves and corner with ease.
Session 2: Learn to change a needle, check your tension, then move on to seams and hems, learning the most useful of each.
Sessions 3 & 4: Make a simple item to practice and consolidate the skills you’ve learnt. Fabric and patterns/instructions all provided, or feel free to bring your own.
£50 including materials and refreshments.
If you have your own machine we do advise you to bring it along, otherwise feel free to use ours.