4 week introduction to sewing (Skills Builder)

Registration is at an external URL for this event.


Online event registration and ticketing powered by Event Espresso

  • 4 week intro to sewing
    August 8, 2022 - August 22, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 4 week intro to sewing
    September 26, 2022 - October 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Want to learn to sew but don’t know your seam ripper from your stay tape? Join us on our 4 week introduction to sewing where you will learn to make a simple tote with a zip closure and a buttoned pocket.

On this skills based course we will walk you through the basics of sewing to give you the confidence and skills to sew independently.

You will learn:

  • Week 1: Different types of fabric and what they can be used for. How to cut your fabric using some simple measurements
  • Week 2: Different ways to finish seams and how to make bag handles and a pocket
  • Week 3: How to insert a zip and we will show you different types of zips and how they are applied.
  • Week 4: Button holes – How to make a button hole on the sewing machine and how to finish your bag

What’s included in your course:

  • Use of a sewing machine
  • Tutoring
  • Free tote bag pattern

You will need to purchase 0.6m of fabric and a zip but we have a great stock of both you can choose from on the day.

Please note this is a four week course that runs for for consecutive weeks. Mon 4th, 11, 18. 25th July (11am – 1pm, each week).

Your tutor for this course will be Debbie Wainhouse.

Debbie has over 25 years sewing experience and Graduated from London College of Fashion with a degree in Womenswear Tailoring. She currently teaches sewing and makes bike bags for local cyclists along side sewing for herself and her family!

 

 

Venue:  

Address:
16 Whitehouse Street, Bedminster, Bristol, Bristol, City of, BS3 4AY, United Kingdom

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.