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Beginners full day sewing class

Always wanted to sew but never known where to start? This course is for you!

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Beginners sewing classes
Learn to sew- Make a Tote bag

Starting at the very beginning this step-by-step day will have you thrifty stitching in no time! During the day we will guide you through these basics:

  • Learn the absolute basics of sewing from threading a needle, to using simple hand sewing stitches.
  • Cover a button and sew on different types of buttons
  • Begin to use a sewing machine! Wind on a bobbin, thread the machine
  • Learn to start sewing forward in straight lines, and turn corners
  • Sew simple seams
  • Learn about simple seam finishes
  • Learn how to lay out a simple pattern, pin and cut it out from a selection of our fabrics
  • Create either a simple tote bag or an envelope cushion, and take away your finished project plus the pattern so you can make it again at home!
  • Learn lots of handy tips and tricks of the trade from The Sewing Producer for The Great British Sewing Bee!

Cost: £94 (max 6 places per class)
Time: 11am – 6pm. Arrive early for a cuppa, as session starts promptly at 11am
Materials required: All tools and materials included – just bring yourself!
Refreshments: Unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits provided all day, but please do bring a sandwich for lunch.

“A really great course with an excellent teacher. Very laid back friendly atmosphere. I went away feeling like I had really learnt how to use a sewing machine (miracle) and was very proud of my cushion.”
– Fran

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