Adults Beginners to Sewing - Six Week Course

Adults Beginners to Sewing - Six Week Course

Regular price £210.00 Sale

Course Length: 6 Weeks x 2hrs £210.00 including materials but not cushion pad. (We leave you to purchase this as there is a choice of feather or poly).

We know it is important to learn in a fun and relaxed way, so we will be teaching you these skills by creating a collection of really useful items; a reusable tote bag, a stylish envelope back cushion with piping, and a zip pouch with lining and sugar bag bottom. These items are designed to cover all the basic skills needed to venture into more complex projects.

What will I learn?

  • fill a bobbin
  • thread up a machine
  • change the machine feet for different purposes 
  • pining paper patterns to fabric
  • cutting out your fabric
  • sew and neaten seams
  • construct a double hem
  • sewing a button hole and hand stitching on a button
  • the use of top stitching for decoration and functionality
  • pressing techniques
  • how to insert a zip
  • using piping in a seam
  • attaching a lining

There are follow-on 6 week courses on: ‘Beginners to Dressmaking’ or a series of shorter workshops which will help you to expand your skills if you wish to branch out into Soft Furnishings for example.

Before booking, please read our booking terms and conditions, which can be found by clicking here 
We provide sewing machines and sewing essentials for the workshop. Sadly, we are unable to facilitate students bringing in their own machines, but you are more than welcome to bring your own sewing kit with you.
If you wish to purchase a sewing essentials kit, these are available in-store and online, in both adult and child versions. Click the link below to see: