Information Sheet

Know your Sewing Machine 1   Tutor Susan Chapman

one day, Friday 5 April 2019    10.00 – 16.00

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An introduction to basic skills on your sewing machine. You will learn to use all aspects of your machine, including basic maintenance, and the bits and pieces in your accessories box!


Experience level: Any

Class fees: £50 for the day to include most materials

Class size:  6

Dates:        Friday 5 April 2019 from 10.00-16.00

Additional information:     Please visit this website for a full programme of other classes that might take your fancy

Student requirements:  There is a wide selection of fabrics to use, if, as a beginner you have not yet developed a ‘stash’, there are also rotary cutters, quilters rulers and cutting mats if you dont already have them

Requirements list

Your Sewing Machine with the manual, the feet, all the accessories, and the foot pedal

Machine threads, spare needles, twin needles if you have any

Sewing kit to include rotary cutter, ruler and cutting mat (see note above)

Some scraps of 100% cotton dress weight fabrics (there are fabrics at the studio for you to use if you don’t have any), if you have some experience of stitching, then any fabrics may be used

Hand sewing kit to include small fabric scissors

camera, notebook and pen

Don’t forget your lunch, tea, coffee and biscuits available all day