Learn to Sew Four Week Course

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Learn to sew with us over four Thursday evenings on our NEW beginners course.  We'll take you from the absolute beginning of setting up your sewing machine, through 6 fun and beginner friendly projects, giving you advice and guidance every step of the way.

Our workshops are limited to 5 people, keeping the class size small enough for everyone to get lots of support from the tutor.

You can also book classes individually for the Saturday sessions. 

Week one- Start as you Mean to Sew On 

Learn how to use a sewing machine in this introductory class for complete beginners to machine sewing and make a needle case and envelope cushion to show off your new skills!   

Week Two - Fabric Baskets

Learn how to make a practical and pretty fabric basket using cotton fabrics and wadding.

Week Three - Tote Bag

Learn to make a simple tote bag with fabric handles, boxed out corners and a handy pocket.

Week Four - Sleep Shorts

Make super comfy elasticated sleep shorts for men or women using our roomy and relaxed pattern available in sizes XS to XL. 

Each of these sessions is also available as single workshops, you can book into each one individually if the whole course doesn't suit you.

What you will learn:

  • Set up your sewing machine and tackle basic troubleshooting.
  • Get the most out of your sewing space and time.
  • Sew confidently in simple straight lines and simple curves, and construct five projects over four weeks.

What is included:
  • Fabric and materials
  • Use of all machines and equipment
  • Tea and biscuits
What you need to bring:
Nothing, just yourself!

Suitable for: Level 1 (Complete Beginner)

Workshop levels explained

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