Get to Know Your Sewing Machine - New Milton Library - Friday 26th April, 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th May 2024


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Get to Know Your Sewing Machine

New Milton Library

Friday 26th April, 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th May 2024

10.00am to 12.00pm

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 and tension of the stitches
  • Identify the different utility stitches and machine feet
  • Sew a sampler of all the stitches your machine can do, explore how to change the sizes of stitches
  • Apply your new knowledge to produce a simple project

About the Course: On this course you will learn to understand how your Sewing machine works, threading the needle, how to adapt the tension of your machine, explore the utility stitches and make a simple project.

Who is this course for: Anyone who would like to explore how to use their sewing machine

Previous Knowledge or Experience: none required

How will I learn: observation, class discussion and practical projects

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: Join Chatty Crafts and New Milton Library

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

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