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Absolute BEGINNERS learn to sew course

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 2019

Title: Absolute Beginners learn to sew course

This is the perfect course to start your sewing journey, over 5 weeks you gradually build up your skills, techniques and knowledge. We teach everything you need to know to be able to confidently start sewing basic projects and do simple dressmaking.

Skill Level:

Suitable for those who have never sewn before or have lost confidence and want a sewing booster.

  • Absolute Beginner
  • Beginner

What you learn:

The basics of threading the machine and winding a bobbin
Learning the different functions of the machine/Sewing seams/Sewing in a straight line/Sewing curves, corners and pivoting essential sewing terms, and stitch information
Finishing seams and reverse stitching
Understanding fabrics, grain lines & seam allowances Pinning and marking fabric
Decorative techniques, using applique
Basic cushion making/Buttonholes

What you make:

Over the 5 weeks we make a number of projects, a drawstring bag, a cushion and a Zipped cosmetic bag which help hone and build our confidence and skills.

We Provide:

All materials are provided but you can bring your own fabrics too.

Time: 2 hours (day or evening) over 5 weeks


Ages 16 +


How to book:


June 11
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Upper Norwood Library Hub
39-41 Westow Hill
Upper Norwood, London SE19 1TJ United Kingdom
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