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Introduction to the Sewing Machine

If you would like to get started with a sewing machine but don't know where to start, this is the course for you. Come and learn the basics of a sewing machine to enable you to take on your own projects: how to thread the machine, wind the bobbin, basic settings, and basic trouble shooting.
  • Who is it for?

    If you would like to get starting with a sewing machine but don't know where to start, this is the course for you.

  • What does it cover?

    Come and learn the basics of a sewing machine to enable you to take on your own projects: how to thread the machine, wind the bobbin, basic settings, and basic trouble shooting.

  • What will it be like?

    Use either our fabric or bring your own to make a snood (three in one scarf, hood and hand warmers) or a full kitchen apron.
    This class is challenging, educational, and fun, and you will take away something you have made.

  • What else do I need to buy or do?

    Just yourself unless you have some fabric which you would like to use.

  • What could it lead to?

    An understanding of the basics of a sewing machine, and ideas to go away with.

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Introduction to the Sewing Machine

If you would like to get started with a sewing machine but don't know where to start, this is the course for you. Come and learn the basics of a sewing machine to enable you to take on your own projects: how to thread the machine, wind the bobbin, basic settings, and basic trouble shooting.

21 June 2023 – 28 June 2023
Wednesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:EX2046
£60 / £60
2 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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12 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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High Street, Stratford
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Thursday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1326
£258 / £90
12 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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