Introduction to Sewing
These classes run on the first Saturday of every month, they are very popular and book up quickly so be sure to secure your space! (we are now offering two intro classes per month) 10am-5pm .
Welcome to my most popular class! In this one day workshop you will learn loads of great sewing skills and make some Fab projects that will really build up your confidence!Suitable for absolute beginners or for those wanting to refresh thier memrories! This class is perfect to really build up those skills and inject some confidence in your sewing abilities.
You will learn:- The very basics such as how to set up and thread the sewing machine, stitch selection and loading a bobbin, steering and speed control, seam allowance etc.As well as:How to make and follow a template and cut out fabric, learning about all the important stuff like..- Grain lines- Fabric Nap- How to pin and cut out neatly- How to follow different seam allowances- Stitch selection- How to set tension- How to sew open and French seams- How to finish edges- How to sew things together in the correct order- Impressive finishing touches to get a professional finish every time.And much, much more!
You will make and take home:
- Some very pretty bunting (Because who doesn't love a bit of bunting?
- A very handy Tote bag to carry all your finished projects in!-
(we will no longer be making the 3rd project which was a make up roll as we found it to be to rushed towards the end of the day! instead you are welcome to do this instead of the bunting if you prefer)
- Lots of notes so make sure to bring a note pad
- Your finished templates so you can make your projects again at home
.- And lots of confidence to carry on sewing at home!
What to bring? You will need to bring around two meters of cotton or poly cotton fabric in contrasting colours and matching thread. Alternatively you can bring a pack of "fat quarters" (Pre-cut pieces of cotton fabric that comes in a little bundle) We have the perfect Fabric availabe in our shop! come in for help and advise or checkout our online shop!
Please ensure you can make the date of the workshop before booking as we are not able to offer refunds once you have booked your space. We may be able to offer you a different date if you cancel with at least 7 days notice of the date of your workshop.