Sewing Machine Skills & Practical Sewing

Ref: C2345611

If you need help with a sewing project or want to start one and need some guidance, then this is a class for you - beginners and improvers are welcome. The goal is to achieve a professional look and with an emphasis on the pattern and garment layout. The class focus is on fun through learning a skill and being proud that you have created something from a scratch.

Course aim

To be more confident using a sewing machine, pattern cutting, as well as creating a design to make an item

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand pattern marking and lay out of fabric
  • Identify the parts of your sewing machine
  • Develop your garment design skills
  • Create an item of your choice

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You need to bring a basic sewing kit and fabric for your use if you can

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Sewing Machine Skills & Practical Sewing

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This course is not available for online enrolment.


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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