LEARN TO SEW COURSE – 3 WEEKS [August 2023]
Afraid of sewing machines, or dangerous at the wheel? Come and learn to sew with us! This three week course covers all the basics of sewing, giving you a solid foundation from which you can grow – whatever direction you’d like to take your sewing career.
The course takes place at our new pop shop in Stretford Mall on the following dates:
Weds 9th Aug, 6:30-9pm
Weds 16th Aug, 6:30-9pm
Weds 23rd Aug, 6:30-9pm
Skills: Threading a sewing machine, basic manoeuvres, learn how to hem, reverse, forward, turn corners, finishing off your work, stitch settings and tension control, using patterns, sewing buttonholes, sewing zips.
WEEK 1: Pass Your Sewing Machine Driving Test! Our 2.5-hour crash course covers all the basics of using your sewing machine. Come away with a load more confidence, plus a certificate and an appliqued ‘L’ plate.
WEEK 2: Cushion Cover. Learn to work from a pattern to sew up your first ever sewing project – a cushion cover with button fastening.
WEEK 3: Box-shaped pencil case. Building on the skills you learned in week 2, this week we’ll tackle zips, and make this beautiful and functional lined pencil case (or whatever-you-like case).
Level: Adult (aged 17+), Beginner
Bring: Just yourself!
*PLEASE NOTE: As a small not-for-profit cooperative, our time and resources are always stretched to the max. In the event that a workshop doesn’t reach it’s minimum capacity, we will need to reschedule it. If this happens, you’ll be given as much notice as possible and your booking can be transferred to a future date or refunded. If you book a space on the workshop and need to cancel, please refer to our cancellation policy. We hope you understand and thank you for your support.
For details about our space and where to find it: https://stitchedup.coop/customer-info-stretford-workshops/