Let's really get sewing! This 4 week Learn to Sew course is for those who want to get sewing fast and consistently!
Each week we will build on the skills learnt from the precious week. The first two weeks will focussed on learning how to thread your machine, sew some basic stitches and sew a curved line plus hem, ending with making a tote bag. The next two weeks will focus on skills such as zips, buttonholes and pattern cutting.
Skill level: Complete beginner - bring your machine in the box!
What you will learn:
What all those knobs do
How to change your needle
How to thread both the bobbin and the machine
Sew basic straight stitches to the seam allowance and zig zag the edges
Trouble shoot basic machine problems
What is included:
Most fabrics and materials
Accepting and relaxed environment
Copies tea and coffee, even some baked treats
What you need to bring
Your machine along with all it's power cords and the foot pedal -- If you need to hire a machine, you can add this to your cart - please see here
The machines accessories, especially all the feet
Your fabric scissors and sewing kit - if you don't have one, you can buy one here and have it waiting for you in the class.
Dates and times:
DAYTIME 3 hours each, over 4 weeks, $350
Thursdays 23 July - 13 August, 10am - 1pm
Fridays 24 July - 14 August, 10am - 1pm
Sundays 2 August - 23 August, 9am - 12pm
Thursdays 3 Sept - 24 Sept, 10am - 1pm
Fridays 4 Sept - 25 Sept, 10am - 1pm
EVENING 2.5 hours each, over 4 weeks, $295
Wednesdays 29 July to 19 August, 630pm - 9pm
Mondays 31 August to 21 September to 29 June, 630pm - 9pm
Wednesdays 2 September to 23 September, 630pm - 9pm
UsefulBox HQ, Marrickville (address given upon confirmation)