Kids Introductory Sewing Class

Encourage your childs creativity and let them learn lifelong sewing skills in this short introductory-level sewing class

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18/10/2019

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

costing: £20.00

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Bunting

This colourful bunting is easy for children to sew. It's an ideal first project if they've just learned to use a sewing machine.

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18/10/2019

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

costing: £20.00

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Owl Toys

Owl Toys. These cute Owls are made from Fat Quarters, felt and buttons. This is a fun craft class for children who've already had some sewing machine experience.

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18/10/2019

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

costing: £20.00

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Tote-bag

A Tote bag is an ideal sewing project for children. It's good for practicing foundation sewing techniques.

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Rag wreath

Making a rag wreath is a fun family craft activity for Christmas.

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30/11/2019

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

costing: £35.00

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Hand Embroidery

Hand Embroidery is a lovely craft for children. This sewing class for children aged 8-12 will teach them some hand embroidery stitches

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17/01/2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

costing: £60.00

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Kids Craft Course

Encourage your childs creativity with this textile crafts course. Children must already have had some sewing machine experience

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Kids After-school Sewing Course

Encourage your childs creativity and let them learn lifelong skills in this after-school sewing course

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Pencil case

A pencil case is an easy sewing project for children to make themselves if they've already had some sewing experience. An ideal creative activity for the school holidays

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Make a pencil skirt. Introduction to Dressmaking.

Pencil Skirt pattern, fabric and sewing equipment

Level:

Improvers (basic sewing skills required). If you've not yet learned how to use a sewing machine, then consider one of my Beginners Sewing Courses.<

 

When can I book

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Course Description

Who is this aimed at?

This 5-week evening class is suitable if you've recently learned to sew and would like to learn how to make clothes. This class aims to teach you the sewing skills required to be able to make a gorgeous and fashionable skirt of your own.

What will I learn?

A simple pencil skirt is a good first dressmaking project once you’ve learned how to use a sewing machine.   A pencil skirt has a few challenges. It will teach you the following foundation dressmaking techniques:

  • how to measure yourself and find the right size of pattern
  • understanding pattern markings, laying out and cutting fabric
  • how to sew darts
  • sewing seams
  • how to neaten raw edges
  • how to sew a zip
  • using interfacing to stabilise the fabric
  • how to attach a waistband
  • how to take up a hem

Course arrangements

I’ll tell you what pattern to buy and how to choose the correct size. The pattern will give you the fabric requirements.

Sewing machines are provided or you can bring your own if you prefer. Please bring the instruction manual, bobbins, all the accessories (presser feet), and check that you have your power cable/foot control.

You should already be able to use a sewing machine confidently, be able to sew straight, even seams, and understand how to neaten raw edges. Or perhaps you've had a long break from sewing and would like a refresher, then this class is suitable for you too.