Introduction to Machine Sewing Part 1 - Make a Tote Bag

Introduction to Machine Sewing -  Part 2

Maximum Class Size: 3

Class Duration: 2 Hours
Class Cost : £55

If you have never used a sewing machine before or you're feeling a bit rusty, this is the class for you. We will familiarise you with the machine itself and teach you all the basic skills of machine sewing to give to the confidence to start simple projects on your own.

In this class you will cover the following techniques:

Thread up your machine
Wind on a bobbin
Understand stitch tension, length and width
Sew straight lines, corners and curves using a seam allowance
Cut from a pattern template
The art of pressing
During this two hour workshop you will use your new found skills to make your own Tote Bag made from printed cotton fabric that is yours to keep and use forever!

Materials: Materials are provided. The sewing pattern and instructions on how to make the tote bag will also be available for you so you can continue making more at home!

Please bring with you: A sewing machine and scissors will be allocated to you. We also recommend you bring small tools such as pins, a tape measure, unpicker, needles, and thread snips.

If you would like to learn to sew on your own machine, please get in touch so that we can notify the teacher. Please note we can only accept machines that are less than 10 years old.