Your Tutor:

This course will be taught by either Tracy or Sarah. Sarah Wadey is the founder and co-partner of Crafty Sew&So. She has many years of sewing and design industry experience and is passionate about encouraging learning by sharing her skills with others. Tracy Corns runs an embroidery business, Sew Nothing's Impossible, and teaches sewing at venues in Leicestershire. Tracy has been sewing since childhood and loves making unique items, using beautiful fabric combinations.

Live Online Workshop - Beginners' Sewing Class - Make Christmas Table Napkins
From £20.00

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This is a fab project for beginners.  In this 3 hour long tutored online class you will practice basic machine sewing techniques and create a beautiful Christmas Tree-shaped table napkin to dress your dining table on December 25th.

Great gift idea: A set of these lovely napkins would also make a unique and Christmas present which can be used for many years to come! 

BOOK NOW for workshops including materials! If you choose this option, we’ll send you a fabric and materials kit in the post.  You get to choose from the following fabrics for your napkins and we will include a plain white cotton fabric for the lining:


Please let us know what fabric you would like us to send you in the comments section in the checkout.

In this class you’ll learn:

  • How to cut out fabric using a template
  • How to use the sewing machine foot to sew an even seam
  • How to "bag out" your project
  • How to fold your napkins and top-stitch neatly

We’ll send you:

  • 50cm x 50cm Christmas print cotton fabric (you choose this fabric)
  • 50cm x 50cm plain white cotton fabric for lining 
  • A 20x15cm piece of cotton fabric to cut 4 pieces for the trunk

You’ll also need:

  • Some thread
  • Some sharp fabric scissors
  • A sewing machine with straight stitches and a universal needle
  • An iron and an ironing board
  • Some pins and basic sewing kit (a kit list will be sent to you) 

Before joining in the online workshop you will need to download, print and cut out the template which you will find on our website in our 'Crafty Sew&So Patterns' section.

You will also need:

Thread to match one of the fat quarters
A bobbin to match the other fat quarter
Both a bobbin and a thread to match the 'trunk'
Ruler and marking pen/chalk
Sharp fabric scissors and a pair of snips if you have them
Sewing machine with straight stitches and a universal needle
Iron and an ironing board

and finally a cuppa and a biscuit - obviously!

2 - 3 days before the workshop we’ll send you an email including: 

  • A template in pdf format 
  • A guide to sewing woven fabrics
  • A sewing kit list
  • A  Zoom video set-up guide

You also have the option to ‘bring’ your own kit. We will send you the pattern as a pdf file.  You will need to make sure you have the following materials...

  • 50cm x 50cm Christmas print cotton fabric 
  • 50cm x 50cm plain cotton fabric for lining 
  • A 20x15cm piece of cotton fabric to cut 4 pieces for the trunk

      Bookings that include a materials kit close at midnight 7 days before the workshop so we have time to post out your materials pack. Book by the previous Sunday for classes on Saturday and book by the previous Thursday for classes on Thursday. You can book a BYO materials place up to the date of the workshop.

      Please note: Because we are sending your materials before the class no refunds are available for this booking less than 10 days before the workshop unless we have to cancel. Please see our full refunds policy for details.

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