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Beginners Sewing Bootcamp

Skill Level: No experience necessary
Duration: 5 Hours
Cost: £85

Learn to make a cushion with button detail and a lined make up bag!

Learn how to set up, thread and use a sewing machine from scratch then put your newly found talents to use to make a fabulous cushion and a gorgeous make-up bag in this 1 day beginners sewing bootcamp.

After we guide you through all the steps of machine setup and use, you'll then make your own covered button detail cushion. Following a quick bite and a natter, we'll then spend the remainder of the afternoon whipping up a lined make me gorgeous make-up bag with ribbon loop detail.

What you'll learn:

  • Threading the machine
  • Winding a bobbin
  • Learning the different functions of the machine
  • Sewing seams
  • Sewing in a straight line
  • Sewing curves, corners and pivoting
  • Finishing seams and reverse stitching
  • Understanding fabrics, grain lines & seam allowances
  • Using a pattern
  • Pinning and marking fabric
  • Making machine buttonholes
  • Covering buttons
  • Putting in a zip
  • Putting in a lining
  • We'll also supply some written information to take home, along with your patterns and your wonderful new creations!

    All fabrics, machines, equipment and good times are included, although if you would like to bring your own sewing machine to learn on, or your own fabric, you are welcome to.

    Tea and cake is on hand but please bring something for lunch.

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