Sewing Machine Class for Beginners

This one hour class is perfect for sewing machine newbies, and will give you the confidence to make your first project.

MakeryKate will run through the basic sewing machine functions; showing you how to thread your machine, simple pinning, hemming and troubleshooting. And you will finish the workshop by sewing a cushion cover.

What you will need for the workshop:
Suitable for all domestic sewing machines
Additional equipment/materials required:
Bobbin (included with your sewing machine)
Sewing Scissors
Tape Measure
A piece of fabric (preferably light to medium-weight cotton) measuring 43cm x 102cm.
You may want to have some scraps of fabric on hand, to practise on.

PLEASE NOTE: Do not purchase a Fabric Bundle or Fat Quarters for this project as the pieces won’t be large enough. Purchase fabric by the metre.

Level: Beginner – no prior experience needed.

Aimed at people who have recently got a machine and would like to know the basics, or those who would like a refresh on how to get started and make their first project.

Preparation before the workshop:
You will need to pre-cut the fabric to a rectangle measuring 43cm x 102cm.
You will need to set your sewing machine up at a table and plug it in.
Ensure you purchase any relevant products and materials in advance of the event.
Ensure you have all your equipment, materials and assets ready to go as there is no preparation time during the workshop.

What you will learn in the workshop:
The basic functions of the sewing machine
What all the controls can do
Winding a bobbin
Pinning and sewing a seam
Turning curves and corners

What you will make in the workshop:
The session will include sewing a simple cushion cover.
You will be able to complete the cushion cover in the session. If you do not finish, you should have the skills to continue making the cushion cover following the session.

Register HERE and select your preferred time slot.

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