Beginners 8 Week Course


Learn-to-sew from the beginning; measuring, cutting, using a sewing machine and lots of top tips along the way.

SKU: C-Beg6Wk Category: Tags: , ,

Venue: The Garden Room at 136 Banbury Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 7HU
Suggested Level: Beginner
Dates:  Please click on Book a Workshop for dates for this course

Cost: £224 (this includes 8 x 2.5-3hr sessions spread over 8 weeks or 3 weeks (check when booking for full days or evening sessions)

I am happy to discuss any other dates to suit so please contact Sarah on 07735 503824 or to book your place.

In this course you will learn how to:

  • accurately measure and cut fabric for each chosen project
  • use a Janome digital sewing machine
  • use various sewing tools and accessories
  • choose the best fabrics for different projects
  • work on 5 separate home projects including a drawstring bag, pin cushion, waterproof-lined make-up bag with zip and a piped cushion with hidden zip

Included in this workshop:

  • detailed notes to take home (videos for some instructions too)
  • use of brand new digital Janome 230DC sewing machine
  • use of measuring rulers, marking pens, scissors, etc
  • access to full selection of haberdashery for making future projects

What you will need to bring:

  • specified fabric for each project (I will send details for this)
  • thread to match your main fabric
  • your own refreshments eg coffee or tea in a flask
  • and please bring your own packed lunch if you are on a full day's course
  • clean shoes/slippers to wear in the sewing studio

Additional information

Dates Available

8 Sessions: Mon Morns, 10am-1pm: Jan 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar 4, 11, 18 (2024), 8 Sessions: Mon Eves, 6.30-9pm: Jan 29, Feb 5, 12,19, 26, Mar 4, 11, 18 (2024)