Want to start sewing, but find the sewing machine a little bit daunting? Or have you returned to sewing and feel like you need a refresher?
Then this is the course for you.
This course is based on our best selling studio class- The Ultimate Beginners day sewing package.
If you’ve never used a sewing machine, I’ll take you step by step through everything you need to know to become sewing machine confident. You’ll learn how to make 2 sewing machine projects : A cushion and a pair of simple Pyjama trousers. At the end of this online course you’ll be ready to start sewing your dream projects.
Here’s What You’ll Learn
Get sewing machine confident-
Starting right at the very beginning, here’s everything you’ll need to use your sewing machine at home.
Anatomy of a sewing machine
Winding on a bobbin
Threading a top and a front loading sewing machine
Sewing machine skills or “driving test”
The Simple Envelope Cushion
Envelope cushions are a fantastic first project on a sewing machine
Pinning and cutting out from a simple pattern
Creating a double folded hem
Building the cushion
Sewing and neatening simple seams
Bagging out your cushion
Introduction to Dressmaking-
Dive into dressmaking with these basic skills
How to measure correctly
Understanding and Adjusting patterns
Preparing your fabric
How to correctly cut out your fabric
Simple pyjama trousers-
Make the perfect pair of pyjama trousers with an elasticated waistband and ribbon drawstring.
Pin and cut out from a pattern
Learn a simple method of trouser construction
Create a folded elastic waistband
Sew narrow double folded hems
How to make and apply piping
How to make your own piping from spare fabric
Understand what “the bias” means
Learn how to join bias strips
Make custom pipin
Apply piping to a cushion
Reviews From Happy Students
Claire-Louise is a very enthusiastic teacher who shares a wealth of knowledge and useful tips in her video courses. She takes it at a slow pace ideal for beginners and makes sure that every single step is clearly demonstrated. The next best thing to taking an in person class with her.
I am loving your course and excellent teaching style. I would sign up for any further online training courses that you provide because you have a wonderful way of teaching. You take your time in explaining all of the basics which are so important. I'm not a beginner but am still delighted that I signed up for your course. Thank you for providing this course online as I would never have gotten the opportunity to attend one of your courses in person.
This course is Amazing value at just £29.99 including multiple in depth video trainings, Multi sized downloadable patterns for both sewing machine projects, PLUS beautiful illustrated instructions and worksheets!
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
We are confident that you will love learning to sew with us, so we offer a 30 day money back guarantee if you fail to learn to sew after following our lessons. We would only ask that you show us some of your failed sewing project before we issue the refund