Garment Construction Course: Beginners

If you are interested in learning to sew clothes but don’t know where to start this is the course for you. You will learn how to use a machine and basic sewing techniques while making a sample/toile (practice garment).

This course can be done as a 5 week course or a 3 day intensive to fit with your schedule.

You don’t need to have any equipment or a machine.  If you do have a machine and you want to learn how to use it you are welcome to bring it along.

On this course you will learn how to:

  • Thread a machine
  • Fill a bobbin
  • Use different functions of the machine
  • Use a pattern
  • Mark and cut fabric
  • Sew and finish seams
  • Insert a Zip
  • Sew Darts
  • Attach a facing

START DATE: 27th February 2024

DURATION: Tuesday Evening for 5 weeks,

TIME: 6pm to 8.30pm

LEVEL: complete beginners & +


COST: £190

DATE: 16/17/18th

DURATION: 3 day intensive Tue/Wed/Thurs

TIME: 10am – 2pm

LEVEL: complete beginners & +


COST: £190

To book onto this workshop please contact us by email or phone with your address, postcode and a contact number

Skills needed to take this class… 

No experience needed.  If you have used sewing machine but not made clothes or need a refresher this course is also for you.

Workshop includes…

  • Supporting written information to take home
  • All materials for the 5 weeks of techniques are included in the cost.
  • Use of studio equipment and tools.** (If you need to borrow a sewing machine for this session please let us know when you book.)
  • Tea, Coffee, Juice

Materials required:

  • none

Other workshops and courses for you

Beginners Garment Construction

5 week evening course

Beginners Garment Construction

Intensive 3 day course

**Please be sure to read our Terms & conditions.
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