Learn to use a Sewing Machine

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For complete beginners or anyone who has used a sewing machine but needs a refresher on all of the fine detail.  This is a class for adults but places can be booked for age 8+ so long as they are accompanied by an adult.

During this session of 3 hours, you will learn how to…

  • wind a bobbin
  • thread up the machine
  • Drop the feed dogs
  • change stitch length, width and design
  • what to do when it tangles up
  • Make a buttonhole
  • stitch a straight line, a curved line and how to turn around a corner
  • Change the feet
  • Know what different feet are used for
  • Change a needle
  • Know what needles to buy
  • Understand the tension
  • Clean and maintain your machine
  • Make a simple drawstring bag (fabric included)
  • Suggestions on what sort of sewing machine to use

Sewing machines provided.  We have sewing machines which are just the kind of thing that is suitable for a wide variety of home sewing, dressmaking and craft projects

Saturday

7th November 2020

10am – 1pm

£35

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Saturday

9th January 2021

10am – 1pm

£35

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