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.

  • Altering clothes

  • 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! Any requests please contact me and discuss, get a few of your friends together and if possible workshops could be arranged.

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/free machine Embroidery/Pleats.