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Beginners Sewing Course (Beechwood Grove)

Special introductory price of £125

A 6 week course for complete sewing newbies wishing to learn everything needed to use and make the most of a sewing machine.  This course was formerly run at the Art Jam Studio in Caversham.

Skill level Beginner, no experience needed, you will start at the beginning by learning about the sewing machine and progress to making your own bag.

Duration This course lasts 12 hours over 6 weekly sessions, normally costing £150.

This class is run at the Beechwood Grove, 1 Albert Road, Caversham RG4 7AN, Thursday evenings 7-9pm.

Please check scheduled classes here:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/EdelweissCraft/events

Special introductory price of £125

£125.00 (VAT incl.)
Size chart
Women's clothing size
SizeXSSML
Euro 32/34 36 38 40
USA 0/2 4 6 8
Bust(in) 31-32 33 34 36
Bust(cm) 80.5-82.5 84.5 87 92
Waist(in) 24-25 26 27 29
Waist(cm) 62.5-64.5 66.5 69 74
Hips(in) 34-35 36 37 39
Hips(cm) 87.5-89.5 91.5 94 99
How To Measure Your Bust

With your arms relaxed at your sides, measure around the fullest part of your chest.

How To Measure Your Waist

Measure around the narrowest part of your natural waist, generally around the belly button. To ensure a comfortable fit, keep one finger between the measuring tape and your body.

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Availability date: 2019-02-11
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        Week

Course subjects

1

Introduction to machine parts

How to set up the machine and start sewing

Which threads/needles to use

Project: pyramid pouch (inserting zip)

2

Exploring tension in detail

Project ‘Boxing out ‘ and zip techniques, valuable for sewing an array of bags and pouches.

3

Choosing and preparing fabric

Changing feet - uses

Other stitch types including stretch and over-casting stitches.

Tips tricks and techniques

          ·      How to sew perfectly straight seams

          ·      How to sew corners, curves, circles

          ·      How to use Bias binding

4

Project: make a Tailor’s Ham or Sausage for pressing curved items

Project plan: Plan your bag / choose fabrics etc

5

Main project: – Make an Upcycled bag using old jeans

6

Finish your main project

This time can also be used for advice on fixing, altering or completing any projects that you plan to work on after the workshop.

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