Beginners Sewing Workshop in our Studio

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Learn to sew with us on a Full Day workshop in the Crafty Studio!

We'll start at the very beginning with a full run through of the parts of the sewing machine, what equipment you need (and don't need!) and how to set up the machine and your workspace ready to sew.

We'll help you create your very first stitches and over the course of the day you will complete several projects which will equip you with all the skills you need for your next sewing projects! 

The beginners full day class is £80 and this includes all your materials and teaching in a small group with an experienced, knowledgable and friendly tutor. 

You have the choice to bring your own machine or use or workshop machines. 

What will I need to bring?

You can choose to use our studio machines or bring your own machine. Please let us know in the comments at the checkout if you will bring your own. 
You will also need to bring: 
  • A packed lunch or money to buy lunch at a local cafe or shops - please note, no microwave or fridge facilities are available

Everything else including equipment and materials will be provided. 

What will we make in the class?

In the morning we will take you through our full Start As You Mean To Sew on workshop. See details of the online version of this workshop here 

In the afternoon you will create a useful shopping bag to carry your sewing kit or store projects in. 


Learn All these essentials skills!

    • How to set up the sewing machine

    • What all the parts are

    • How to troubleshoot any issues - tension, thread snapping, tangling, skipped stitches and much more!

    • How to select stitches

    • Make a needle case 
    • How to use the guides on the machine to sew correct seam allowances

    • "Bagging out" technique

    • Topstitching

    • Sew through thicker layers of fabric
    • Create a button and loop closure
    • Make an envelope cushion cover
    • Cut various weights of fabric and felt
    • Follow sewing instructions
    • Create neat french seams
    • Insert straps
    • Create boxed out corners
    • Option to add a patch pocket

Following this beginners class, you can join us for Crafty Sundays, our monthly group sewing sessions in the studio! Bring your own projects and spend the day immersed in creativity!

We are a Covid-19 Secure venue and have implemented all government guidelines.

How Covid Safe works in the Crafty Sew & So Studio:

We recommend you take a lateral flow test before attending and wear a mask when not seated and when moving around the building. Please take a good look at our Covid-secure page for all the up to date details.

Our classes are non-refundable so please make sure you’ve checked your diary carefully and read our Ts & Cs before booking. These also cover lots of other questions so please do read them!

You’ll receive a confirmation email upon booking and you’ll also receive a reminder email in the week before your class. If you don’t receive these, please check your junk/spam folder.

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