This course is designed especially for beginners to sewing. If you have never used a sewing machine before, or used one many a moon ago and would like to reacquaint yourself with sewing, then this course will give you the skills and confidence to get started sewing. Over the duration of this course you will learn about the sewing machine, how to sew a variety of different stitches, seams, how to, make button holes, hand stitching techniques to name a few. The objective is to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to give you the confidence to work on many different sewing projects going forward and to make sure its a fun learning experience that leaves you wanting to sew more and more.
We will break about half way through each session for refreshments and cake, as sewing is thirsty work for mind and body therefore it’s only natural that there will be plenty of tea, coffee and cake to keep us going!
This course will run over four weeks, made up of four, 3 hour sessions:
Materials required for Session 2: You will need to bring 25 cm lengths of various colors or prints of 100% cotton fabric of your bunting flags. 2.5 meters of 2.5 cm wide bias binding in a matching color as well as thread to match.
Materials required for Session 3: You will need to bring 1 meter length of your choice of fabric for the tote bag and 2.40 meters of cotton tape / webbing - no wider than 1 inch and thread to match the fabric and trim of your choosing.
Materials required for Session 4: You will need to bring 60 cm length of your choice of fabric for the cushion cover, plus 3 medium sized buttons and thread to match. If you wish to make the back of the cushion in a different fabric, make sure you purchase another length of 60 cm for the back.1 x 50 cm x 50 cm cushion inner
Level: 1 - Beginner
Course Length: Four, 3 hour sessions
Max in a class: 4