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:
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
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.