Learn to sew at our fun beginners workshops!

gemma-roses-2209_012-small.jpgAbsolute beginners class! Get sewing machine savvy in this beginner’s workshop and leave with a beautiful envelope cushion (fabric, thread and cushion pad provided).

The workshop covers:

  1. Machine safety
  2. Learn the different functions of the sewing machine
  3. Threading the machine
  4. Winding a bobbin
  5. Tension
  6. Changing a needle, needle position, needle size
  7. Master sewing machine speed control
  8. Sewing straight lines, curves and corners
  9. Sewing seams (understanding seam allowance)
  10. Finishing seams and reverse stitching
  11. Using a seam ripper
  12. Care of your machine & troubleshooting
  13. Top-stitching

You will then work on your own gorgeous cushion using all the skills you have learnt.

Bring your own machine or learn on my Elna, Pfaff or Brother sewing machines.

Skill level: No experience necessary

When: Evening & weekend classes available

Timings: Each class is 2 hours (1:1) or 2.5 hours (1:2)

Cost: £45 – fabric, thread and cushion pad provided plus a lovely cup of tea and a slice of cake (yum!)

To book:  email – theavidseamstress@yahoo.co.uk or contact me using the contact form. Look forward to hearing from you!

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