Simply Sewing

Course overview

If you are looking to start sewing with a machine but have no or little experience, then this course is perfect for you.

Join us for a great introduction to machine sewing and making clothes for beginners!

By the end of this course you will understand how to determine clothing size and follow a basic paper pattern to make a pair of elasticated trousers with pockets.

You will learn how to complete a toile (a garment made in calico fabric used to adjust the pattern) and gain the confidence of make the trousers using a sewing machine.

You will learn through theoretical and practical sessions including:

  • key sewing and measuring techniques
  • garment adjustments
  • simple garment construction skills
  • how to work with easy fabrics

You will need a basic sewing kit:

  • fabric scissors
  • paper scissors
  • pins
  • tape measure
  • un-picker

In addition, you will need a pencil and eraser.

You will be provided with two meters of Calico (included in your fee). This course will take place on six consecutive Thursday evenings from 6 pm until 8:30 pm

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We want our learners to feel welcome, safe and at ease when attending our classes, especially if this is your first time attending an adult education class or if you're coming back to education after a break.
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