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Date(s) - 06/03/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm



Learn to Sew!

Venue: Fobbles, Gubbergill, Holmrook, CA19 1YQ

Recently got a new machine as a gift and don’t know where to start? That machine you have had for years still in the back of the cupboard? Want to know what to sew first? Then this is the workshop for you.
Spend the day getting to know your sewing machine and learn all the skills to get you hooked on sewing!
Perfect for complete beginners and those who would like a refresher.
This workshop will cover:
How to thread up your machine without getting in a pickle.
Sewing a straight stitch and a zig zag stitch and what those stitch length and width numbers mean.
Learning how to sew a seam and a hem – these are the fundamentals in sewing and once mastered you can conquer all!
Finishing techniques – so the back looks pretty too!
Tips and tricks for accurate cutting using a rotary cutter.
Following a simple sewing pattern.
Sewing machine maintenance and troubleshooting tips.
You will make an envelope back cushion cover using your new skills and leave full of inspiration to make a start on your next project!
You will need to bring along your own sewing machine and accessories for this workshop, as well as half a meter of fabric and matching polyester thread to make your cushion cover. All other materials, use of tools, and lunch will be provided.
Workshop cost £50
A 10% discount will be available in Fobbles shop on class day for students (excluding books and magazines), and students can buy their materials for class in advance or on the day at 10% off also!
To book go to or contact [email protected]

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