** Please carefully read the workshops bookings Terms & Conditions before you book your place(s)**
Time & Dates: 6-8.30pm Wednesdays 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st January
Location: Lower Ground Floor, Ansdell Institute, Woodlands Road, Lytham St.Annes, Lancashire. FY84BX.
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.