Beginners Introduction to Sewing
Wednesday 22nd February 1st, 8th and 15th March 2023
1.30pm to 4.00pm
Learn the basic operation of your sewing machine, learn about the different needles, feet and tension. You will also learn and practise all the stitches your machine can do.
- Describe the basics of your sewing machine, threading the needle, winding the bobbin up and tension of the stitches
- Identify 6 different utility stitches and 2 machine feet
- Sew 1 sampler of all the utility stitches your machine can do, explore how to change the sizes of 3 stitches
- Apply your new knowledge to produce 2 simple projects
- Identify how to read and follow a simple pattern provided for you by your tutor
About the Course: On this course you will learn to understand how your sewing machine works, how to thread the needle, how to adapt tension on your machine and explore the utility stitches, you will also be guided on how to read and follow a simple pattern
Who is this course for: Anyone who would like an introduction to sewing and using their Sewing Machine
Previous Knowledge or Experience: none required
How will I learn: observation and demonstration
How will I be assessed: observation and work product
What shall I bring: materials list provided, please bring a note book and pen.
Next Steps: Spinning, Weaving, Lace Making, and Machine Knitting – 2nd at Greyfriars Community Centre
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