Events - 29 Aug 18

Beginners Sewing Course

Thursday 23 August - Thursday 13 September
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fast-track your sewing skills on this 4 week course on Thursday evenings.

Learn how to use a sewing machine confidently and some foundation sewing skills.

How to use a sewing machine safely and confidently
How to wind bobbins and how to thread a sewing machine
Understand the mysteries of correct thread tension
How to sew perfect straight lines, smooth curves and turn corners
Learn three different seam types and when to use them
How to take up a hem
Make machined buttonholes and how to sew in a zip
Make a lovely craft project to gain experience measuring, cutting and sewing fabric.

Plus the course is packed with expert sewing tips from a lifelong sewist. This course is excellent preparation if you’d like to move onto dressmaking, soft furnishing or general craft sewing.

Kids Sewing Course

Wednesday 29 August
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This is a 4-week after-school sewing course to teach your child to use a sewing machine, safely and confidently. And they will make some easy sewing projects.

At age 8-12, children have the mental capacity to learn the basic concepts and sufficient manual dexterity to operate a sewing machine. It’s actually the perfect age at which to learn. Sewing is an ideal creative activity for children. It develops their hand/eye co-ordination, and encourages focus and concentration. Completing a sewing project from start to finish fosters a sense of accomplishment that can boost a child’s morale and self-confidence. And it’s really great fun! Plus it gives them a huge sense of achievement and self-worth.

Kids Sewing Course - After School

Wednesday 29 August
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This Kids Sewing Course level 1 will teach your child to use a sewing machine, safely and confidently. And they will make some easy sewing projects like bunting and a tote bag.

At age 8-12, children have the mental capacity to learn the basic concepts and sufficient manual dexterity to operate a sewing machine. It’s actually the perfect age at which to learn. Sewing is an ideal creative activity for children. It develops their manual dexterity, hand/eye co-ordination, and encourages focus and concentration. Completing a sewing project from start to finish fosters a sense of accomplishment that can boost a child’s morale and self-confidence. And it’s really great fun! Plus it gives them a huge sense of achievement and self-worth.

Dressmaking Class

Wednesday 29 August
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

29 Aug 2018 6:30 PM – 29 Aug 2018 9:00 PM

This dress making class is ideal for someone who has intermediate dressmaking skills, you should be comfortable using a sewing machine and have made simple projects such as cushions or bags.

Key skills learned throughout this course;

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