An Introduction to Sewing & Sewing Machines - Everything You Need To Get Started

      This is Half Day Course ~ but can be extended to a Full Day Course if Requested in Advance

 Are you a bit rusty, a complete novice, are you not sure if sewing is for you, or is your sewing machine still sitting in the box? 

Then this half a day course is perfect for you, we will take you from plugging in your sewing machine all the way through to a finished project that you can take home and show off your new found skills.  This is one of our most popular courses !!


During this course you will learn to:

- Thread a Sewing Machine, & Changing Tensions Anatomy1

- Winding & Inserting the Bobbin

- Demystifying the Controls

- Change Needles

- Change Feet

- Straight Line Stitching & Turning Corners

- Extra Feet for Hemming & Button Holes 

- Select Extra Stitches

- Maintenance & Troubleshooting


This course is designed for absolute beginners, you don’t even have to own a sewing machine because we start from scratch and get you up and running, well, sewing at least !!

 If you do have a sewing machine and want to learn to use it, please bring it along, including any feet, accessories and its Instruction Manual. If you don’t have the manual then please let us know what model you are bringing along in advance and we will do our best to help you with a specific manual, or a generic manual and instructions.


We will also teach you about some of the many feet that are supplied with the machine - or show you some of the feet that you can buy to enhance your sewing projects.


A basic sewing kit will be needed including scissors, needles, threads, fabric markers etc.

We will provide all of the practice fabrics for you to learn to sew with, from upholstery fabrics to cottons, chiffons & silks; and a 20 page Sewing & Troubleshooting guide.


 No experience is necessary for this class.


Half Day Course ~ 10 am to 1 pm ~ refreshments provided


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