Thursday 30 May, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Suitable for: Adults - Beginners
This 8-week evening class in foundation sewing skills will not only teach you how to use a sewing machine, but also some foundation dressmaking skills.
Artisan Stitch has won a Certificate of Excellence and rated ‘Best Sewing Classes in Edinburgh. Jen has over 40 years sewing experience and over 20 years in a teaching & training role.
Who is this aimed at?
Absolute Beginners. No previous sewing experience is required.
If perhaps you’ve had a long break from sewing and would like a refresher, then this class is suitable for you too or try my Refresher Sewing Class.
What will I learn?
how to use a sewing machine
how to sew straight lines, curves and turn corners
basic seam types
how to take up hems
how to insert zips and make machined buttonholes
a mini-project to give you experience measuring and cutting fabric.
A simple pencil or A-line skirt is a good first dressmaking project once you’ve learned how to use a sewing machine. A pencil skirt has a few challenges. It will teach you the following foundation dressmaking techniques:
- how to measure yourself and find the right size of pattern
- understanding pattern markings, laying out and cutting fabric
- how to sew darts
- sewing seamshow to neaten raw edges
- how to sew a zip
- using interfacing to stabilise the fabric
- how to attach a waistband
- how to take up a hem
Must be pre-booked at : https://www.artisanstitch.co.uk/beginners-sewing-dressmaking/
Enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or 0773 939 7369
LocationStudio 6.03A St Margaret's House, 151 London Road
St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road