Friday 4 September, 2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suitable for: Beginners
This Beginners Sewing Day is a quick and easy introduction to sewing. It provides the starting point to learn some foundation sewing techniques whether you want to progress into dressmaking, soft furnishing or craft projects. You’ll learn how to understand sewing machines, get experience of using different stitch types, learn about stitch lengths, widths and tensions. I’ll explain what the different presser feet are for and you’ll learn how to measure and cut fabric.
Then there’s an easy sewing project to make so you can practice your new skills. (Projects may vary, but will be specified for each event.)
I’ve been sewing since I was a child and that’s a lot of years experience. During that time, I’ve made every mistake in the book. During the Beginners Sewing Day, I’ll be sharing lots of my tips. So you can benefit from my mistakes and learn to sew like a pro. I wish I’d known all this stuff when I was starting out.
Who is this aimed at?
Beginners (if you’ve not used a sewing machine before or if you’ve only recently learned). This class will give you increased knowledge and confidence about using sewing machines and
What will I learn?
- How to use a sewing machine safely and confidently
- How to wind bobbins and thread up the machine
- Understand the importance of correct thread tension
- How to sew perfect straight lines, smooth curves and turn corners
- How to take up a hem
- How to measure, cut and handle fabric
- An easy sewing project. (You will need to bring your choice of fabric. I’ll tell you what you’ll need when you book)
This class is run by Artisan Stitch who won a Certificate of Excellence in 2019 and is rated ‘Best sewing classes in Edinburgh’. Tutored by Jen Skedd, who is a lifelong sewist, and a degree-trained textile designer/artist.
Must be pre-booked at: beginners-sewing-day
For further information, call 0773 939 739 or e-mail email@example.com
If you’d like a more in-depth sewing course, then you may want to try my Beginners Intensive Summer School instead?
LocationArtisan Stitch, Studio 6.03A St Margaret's House, 151 London Road
St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road