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An Introduction to Sewing - May

3 hour workshop. An introduction to using your sewing machine to create a tote bag.

  • Starts 4 May
  • 30 British pounds
  • Swansea Community Workshops

Available spots

Service Description

3 hour course: All materials and sewing machine provided. Fancy learning to sew, but don't know where to start? Or maybe you are returning to sewing and need to get to grips with the basics again? This course is designed for the absolute beginner or anyone lacking confidence in the basic operations of the sewing machine. This session will demystify the workings of a sewing machine, enabling you to sit and stitch with confidence. I will show you how to set up the machine to get started, which settings to choose for common sewing tasks and how to select which needles and thread are most appropriate for your task. We will learn how to sew in a straight line, and how to turn a corner. Finally we will complete a project, putting our newly learned skills straight into practice. This is an ideal class to take before attending our Sewing for Beginners course, which will build on the skills you have learned in this session by completing a range of exciting projects. By the time you have completed the course you will be able to: wind a bobbin and thread the machine ready for sewing. stitch in a straight line and around corners. Select the correct settings on your machine know how to sew safely. Choose appropriate needles and thread for your project. Make a tote bag! Next courses are running: Saturday 1st April 10am-1pm Monday 10th April 6pm-9pm Monday 17th April 6pm-9pm

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • Swansea Community Workshops, High Street, Swansea, UK


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