About the course
Have you inherited or been given a sewing machine and would love to try your hand at sewing? Then this course is for you.
For the first half hour you will be shown how to set up your machine ready for sewing, for the remainder of the course you will make a simple shopping bag with a front pocket.
Skills you will learn
How to sew straight seams
How to attach a pocket
How to make a buttonhole
How to attach bias binding onto a seam
How to topstitch
Sewing machine and instruction manual
1m of heavy duty fabric or look for an old curtain in a charity shop Or 60cm (3/4yd ) of main fabric + 30cm (3/8yd) of contrasting fabric for pocket
Dressmakers pattern paper to make template (burda)
1.5m of 18mm (3/4 “) bias binding to neaten seams
Tutor will provide
Strips of interfacing
Pencils and rulers
Everyday hand sewing needles
Please note - we now have 4 machines available on a first come first serve basis.