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This long awaited learn how to sew beginner's course is our answer to learning all the basic skills, but meanwhile creating useful and sustainable projects along the way!
This course is meant for absolute beginners who would like to learn the basics of sewing with a sewing machine, step by step. In six 2-hour lessons, you will learn the very basics of sewing; building your sewing confidence to soon tackle those bigger projects yourself!
ABOUT THE CLASS
During this course you will learn your way around a sewing machine: from threading your machine, to talking about all the different sewing machine needles and feet (and how to use them), to adjusting tension, and making those first stitches! Your teachers will talk about sewing tools & notions, haberdashery and what is useful and when you can benefit using them.
You will learn about different fabrics, and the basics about selecting the right fabric for a project. Your teachers will guide you in how to sew with different fabrics and how to handle them before, during and after sewing.
For these projects you will have to draw your patterns, and you will soon be learning everything about marking, cutting, pinning and the art of pressing!
At the end of this course, you’ve completed three different projects: a toolkit/tool roll, a pressing ham & sleeve roll, plus a fully lined and zippered project bag.
Not only will these projects boost your sewing confidence, you will actually be making incredibly useful and helpful tools, that will be of great help for the rest of your sewing career!
Other materials like fabrics, thread, interfacing and so on, are not included in the workshop. You get a 10% discount* in store on all items you buy for your class, or you can bring your own (if you do so, please check before the class starts if the materials are suitable for your project).
* Discount is not applicable on sale items, books/magazines, patterns and gift vouchers.
** We have a 1 week cancellation policy for this course. Course cancellations that occur at least 8 days before the first scheduled class of the course, are eligible for a refund or (if possible) to be re-booked at no additional cost. Cancellations made between 2-7 days before the course start, are eligible for a refund of 50% of the total course fee. Cancellations after this period we are unable to refund.