4 Part Beginners Sewing Workshop

The Sewing Institute

  • £100.00
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Time & Dates: 6-8.30pm Wednesdays 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th September

Location:Ymca Lytham Mythop Road, Lytham St Annes FY8 4HB

Cost: £100: Includes all materials and equipment

Who is this suitable for: Any over 16- this doesn't require any previous experience just a little enthusiasm!!

Week 1: Introduction to Sewing Workshop:
What you'll learn & make: Learn the basic functions of a sewing machine, become confident in how to thread & use the machine to create a cushion cover. Learn basic techniques such as creating hems & seams that are ideal skills to transfer to everyday sewing jobs. You will also create a stitch sampler.

Week 2: Bunting
What you'll learn & make: Increase your confidence in using the basic functions of the sewing machine, creating seams, negotiating corners, clipping & turning & attaching bias binding to produce a beautiful 2.5m length of bunting in our pretty printed cottons.

Week 3: Coated Cotton Zipper Bags
What you'll Learn & Make: Learn how to handle a new but practical water resistant fabric, change your machines presser foot to insert a zip, create volume with 'box corners' to make a set of wash bags.

Week 4: Applique Tote Bag
What you'll Learn & Make: Increase your confidence in using the basic functions of the sewing machine; Learn how to perfect the decorative technique of applique, lots of tips & tricks including using ‘bondaweb’ to produce a personalised design.

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Lynne Mitchell
4 Week Beginner Course

I have done the first two weeks and so far have made a cushion cover and some bunting. Lucy and Katie are lovely and really helpful. The studio is bright and spacious and there are lots of great fabrics to choose from. Nothing is beyond the ability of a beginner. The instructions are really clear and if you're stuck, Lucy is only too happy to help. I'm looking forward to making matching wash bags on Wednesday. Really good value for money too.

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Sharon Wadsworth
4 week workshop

Had the 1st week workshop and loved it. Already gained more confidence in using sewing machine.