Beginners Introduction to Sewing

Saturday 07 September 2019 to Sunday 22 September 2019


This introductory beginners sewing class will teach you all the basics to get you started on the sewing machine! You will learn the parts and features of a sewing machine, how to set up the machine, the different stitches, settings and seams and how to solve common sewing problems. The beginner sewing lessons covers sewing techniques including: how to do button holes, finish a raw edge and stitch a hem. This is to prepare you for the goal project – a cushion cover! You will make your own cushion cover and learn about preparing and cutting fabric.

The course fee includes a Sewer’s Starter pack which is made up of a pair of fabric scissors, thread clippers, dress pins, tape measure, tailor marking pencils, hand sewing needles, black thread, cream thread, white thread and a cushion insert. For your cushion cover, please bring a 35 centimetre long fabric piece of your choice with four matching buttons.

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