4 week introduction to sewing (Skills Builder)

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  • 4 week intro to sewing
    April 5, 2023 - April 26, 2023
    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. Wed 5, 12, 19, 26 January (7pm – 9pm each week).

Your tutor for this course will be Sabina Vestlin.





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

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