Thursday, 31 July 2014


 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


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

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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