COURSES

Children’s courses available (age 8 and above)

10am-12am £13+ per session, includes refreshments and use of sewing machines if you don’t have your own to bring along. Come and learn how to use the sewing machine and make a simple item such as a cushion, bag or bunting. You will need to bring along your own fabrics and notions (buttons/zips etc) and will be fully discussed before the course.

 

Possible Adult Sewing courses

Full list of courses on the courses page booked in either 5 or 10 week blocks all abilities welcome and numerous project idea see below for ideas.

Possible courses could include;

Basis sewing machine skills

  • Garment construction

  • Small soft furnishings such as cushions/storage containers/Bunting/Doorstops/3D flowers/table runners/

  • Making Bags/containers – for all sorts of uses

  • Pin cushions

  • iPad cases

  • Book covers

  • Aprons

  • Free-machine embroidery

  • Children’s or adults clothes following a pattern – bring along a pattern and get help to read this.

  • Possible to offer a class all following the same pattern to learn techniques

  • Small Roman blinds to learn to process of making these

  • Absolute beginners class just need 4 at the same level

  • Could do set classes just learning particular skills such as zips/ buttonholes etc.

There are 100’s of ideas so please just ask!

Skills covered

  • Teaching how to set up a sewing machine and tips when using to hopefully avoid problems.

  • Reading the pattern instructions and good for all levels of sewing as guidance given to all.

  • Learning about cutting out materials.

  • Types of seams finishes.

  • Making professional items.

  • Processes could include Piping/bias binding/Applique/ patchwork/pockets/gathering/applying decorative stitches/zips/button holes/Quilting/Hand Embroidery/ Machine Embroidery/Pleats.