Have you bought a sewing machine but you’re not quite sure what to do with it? Do you only use the straight stitch and a bit of zig zag, but you’re not entirely sure what all the other stitches are for? Did your machine come with a selection of presser feet and “bits and bobs” that you’ve never explored? If so, then our one day workshop is just the thing for you to get the very best out of your machine. Perfect for beginners and those with experience who are yet to explore the full capability of their machines. General sewing techniques and tricks of the trade are an integral part of this popular workshop.
The workshop includes:
Getting to know your machine – what are all the dials/buttons/switches for?
Machine presser feet and what they are used for
Sewing machine needles and what they are used for
Threading your machine and winding bobbins correctly
Understanding sewing machine tension, how it works and how to get it right
Stitch sampler and altering stitches
Sewing on buttons
Adding designs with appliqué
Make a small zipped bag to take home
The workshop includes all materials and requirements for the day. Cost £60.
Friday 5th July 2019 10.30am – 4.30pm