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.
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 friends with your machine PLUS how to make a simple envelope cushion. At the end of this online course you’ll be ready to start tackling lots of simple sewing projects.
There’s also a BONUS video on making and applying piping, so you can take your cushion making to the next level!
Here’s What You’ll Learn
Starting right at the very beginning, learn everything you’ll need to use a sewing machine for the first time.
Anatomy of a sewing machine
Essential sewing tools
Winding on a bobbin
Threading a top and a front loading sewing machine
Sewing machine skills or “driving test”
Make your first machine project- the simple envelope cushion
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
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 £19.99 including in depth video training and a downloadable multi-sized cushion pattern, PLUS an illustrated instruction sheet and several workbooks!
I’ve taught over 5000 students to use a sewing machine, so sign up now to join them!
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