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Maybe it's been long since you last touched your sewing machine or maybe you have never used a sewing machine at all, this five hour class will provide you with what you need to begin your sewing journey. Sewing can be overwhelming with all of the features and moving parts, but it does not have to be.


On this course we will go over all necessary basics to make sure you are comfortable with your sewing machine. We will cover everything a beginner needs to know that will leave you confident to take the next step towards other classes. Several of the classes build on each other and can help you get more familiar with techniques and gain skills of all kinds.


We will go over aspects of a domestic machine and its functionality.



How to...

properly thread your machine

wind your bobbin

install your bobbin

choose appropriate thread and fabric for your project type

pivot at corners


What all of the moving parts and pieces of your machine are and how they work

Seam allowance

Common sewing terminology

What should be in your first sewing kit

Lots of tips, tricks, and techniques to make your journey so much more fun!





When starting a new endeavor for the first time, even selecting basic supplies can be overwhelming, so we will discuss what you need in your sewing kit. You will need to bring:



You will need to bring ½ Meter (20”) length of your choice of cotton fabric for the cushion cover, matching thread and a 40cm x 40cm (16x16 inches) Cushion inner/pad.




Complete Beginner



5 hours total



Min. 2 students - Max. 6 Students per class



Dates available in drop down menu.

Learn to Sew Beginner Friends- Private

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