Get Sewing Machine Confidence!- A step by step online beginners sewing course

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!

Get Sewing Machine Confidence!- A step by step online beginners sewing course

For the duration of this current  Covid 19 lockdown, I’m offering a 50% discount. I hope this allows more people to learn to sew at home.

Here’s What You’ll Learn

Module 1- 

Starting right at the very beginning, learn everything you’ll need to use a sewing machine for the first time.

bullet2Anatomy of a sewing machine

bullet2Essential sewing tools

bullet2Winding on a bobbin

bullet2Threading a top and a front loading sewing machine

bullet2Sewing machine skills or “driving test”

Sewing machine confident

Module 2- 

Make your first machine project- the simple envelope cushion

bullet2Pinning and cutting out from a simple pattern

bullet2Creating a double folded hem

bullet2Building the cushion

bullet2Sewing and neatening simple  seams

bullet2Bagging out your cushion

BONUS Module- 

How to make and apply piping

bullet2How to make your own piping from spare fabric

bullet2Understand what “the bias” means

bullet2Learn how to join bias strips

bullet2Make custom pipin

bullet2Apply piping to a cushion

Intro to dressmaking- Pyjama Trousers

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.``


Hi Claire-Louise,

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.

Many thanks,


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!

NB-This course is currently on offer with a 50% lockdown discount.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

30 day 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

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