Information Sheet

Know Your Sewing Machine 2   Tutor Susan Chapman

one day, Friday 12 April 2019    10.00 – 16.00

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An introduction to free machining and learning to draw with the sewing machine. Students will be taken through a series of exercises to build confidence with free machining. Then a series of exercises to learn to draw with their sewing machine and then to draw direct from observation
Experience level: Students should have some confidence of stitching with their sewing machine

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

Class size:  6

Dates:        Friday 12 April 2019 from 10.00-16.00

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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

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

Some small pieces of plain white or cream cotton fabric (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