Beginner Sewing Skills

Friday Afternoon 1-3pm

Dates and Booking


During this course you will learn the foundation skills for sewing and build the first steps towards  a dependable base from which to progress your sewing  projects particularly towards dressmaking:

How to use your sewing machine

Seams and seam finishing

Button holes and inserting zips

Sewing darts, gathering, pleats and tucks, using elastic

Finishing waistlines and necklines (facing and bias binding)


Inserting piping and hemming.







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