Always wanted to learn how to use a sewing machine but just don’t know where to start? Then this four day/evening course could be the answer.

You will learn how to: Thread up a machine, fill a bobbin, pin and cut out basic patterns, seams (plain/French), insert a zip and hem a raw edge. This course is intended for complete beginners.

On this course you will make: sewing tool wrap, cosmetic bag, tote bag and cushion.

What to bring: All materials and equipment are provided.

Free tea/coffee & biscuits.

Duration: 3.5 hours x 4 lessons.

Price: £195  

If you wanted to enhance your skills further, you could join the Beginners Dressmaking Course.


Ever wanted to learn how to sew but not sure if it’s for you? Or if you haven’t sewn for a while and are just looking for a refresher class? Then this class is for you.

On this Sewing Machine Taster class (Lesson 1 of Beginners Course) you will learn everything you need to know about using a sewing machine and make a small fabric item.

Skill level: Beginner

You will learn how to: Thread up a machine and fill a bobbin, practice sewing in a straight line, curves and pivoting round corners. Make seams (plain/French), pin and cut out a basic pattern.

What to bring: All fabric and equipment provided.

Duration: 3.5 hours x 1 lesson.

Price: £45 

Once you have completed the Taster class you can join the Beginners Sewing Course week 2.