ZERO TO HERO! LEARN TO SEW IN A DAY [Aug 2023]
Fancy learning to sew and make a garment in a day? In this one day workshop we’ll take you from sewing zero to pyjama-making hero!
Morning: Pass Your Sewing Machine Driving Test! Our 2.5-hour crash course covers all the basics of using your sewing machine. You’ll finish the morning session with a certificate and appliqued ‘L’ plate.
Afternoon: Pyjama Bottoms Workshop – Learn how to cut fabric from a pattern and put your newly mastered sewing skills to the test making a pair of pyjama bottoms in your chosen fabric.
Skills: Threading a sewing machine, basic manoeuvres, learn how to hem, seams, reverse, forward, turn corners, finishing off your work, stitch settings and tension control, using patterns.
Level: Adult (aged 17+), Suitable for complete beginners
Bring: Equipment provided. We have a small selection of reclaimed fabrics to choose from and buy but if you’d prefer to bring your own you’ll need 2.5 metres of a non-stretch cotton type fabric.
*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. Please refer to our cancellation policy for terms and conditions. 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/