Beginner Learn to Sew Intensive Weekend

Beginner Learn to Sew Intensive Weekend

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Let's really get sewing! This 2 day intensive class is for those who want to get sewing fast!

In this workshop, bring along your machine and you will learn how to thread your machine, sew some basic stitches and sew a curved line plus hem. We will then tackle your first project, a little girls dress, to show you construction and seam allowances.  We then move onto a tote bag with a zip pocket.  You will leave with both patterns and be able to work on them at home.

Skill level: Complete beginner - bring your machine in the box!

What you will learn:

Day One
  • 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
Day Two
  • How to improve those straight seams with the correct seam allowance and zig zag the edges
  • Zip insertion (it's super easy!)
  • Pattern layout and jargon
  • Construction and putting the pieces together in what order.
  • Trouble shoot basic machine problems

What is included:

  • Most fabrics and materials
  • 2 days of 5 hours of expert tuition with only 3-6 students in the class
  • Sewing Pattern with instructions to take home
  • A fun and engaging atmosphere with lots of quick, exciting projects
  • Copius cups of tea and coffee, and 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.

Date and Time
  • 24 - 25 August, UsefulBox HQ Marrickville

What is the next class after this one?

The next step after this class is the Beyond Beginnert class where we skill up!  Please feel free to go ahead and book that at the same time as this class, here

If you need to hire a machine, please see HERE to hire one of my machines. 

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