Thursday, 31 July 2014

INTRODUCTION TO THE SEWING MACHINE day workshop


 Date: Sunday 21st September

Time: 10am-3pm

Cost: £25 + £2 for materials

Tutor: Fiona Douglas 


Course Info:

Our aim is that by the end of the day you will feel comfortable

threading a sewing machine, sewing some of the basic stitches and will

go home with a beautiful bag you have made yourself!


We will cover:

Sewing Machine: How a sewing machine works, threading the machine

& winding the bobbin, adjusting the tension, stitch length/stitch width

Sewing: Straight lines/corners, curves, zigzag stitch, decorative

stitches

Making a shopping bag: Placing pattern pieces/straight grain, cutting

out pattern pieces, constructing the bag

For info, contact Fiona on 07710 242 933 or f.douglas@dsl.pipex.com

To book, contact Pauline Stanley on 07729 829 209

More detailed info
Sewing Machine
  • How a sewing machine works
  • Threading the machine & winding the bobbin
  • Adjusting the tension
Start sewing!
  • Straight lines/Corners
  • Curves
  • Zigzag stitch
  • Stitch length/stitch width
  • Decorative stitches
Making a shopping bag
  • Placing pattern pieces/straight grain
  • Cutting out pattern pieces
  • Personalise!
  • Constructing the bag
If we have time:
  • Stretch stitches
  • The more basic sewing machine

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