All classes are run from my home in Elderslie. I offer a wide range of classes through out the year and cater for all skill levels. I can be flexible with dates and times so please get in touch if you can’t find a date/time that suits (minimum of 2 students). Free refreshments are provided in all my classes. Check calendar below for Dates!
Note: Due to Covid-19 I have had to make a few changes. Every measure has been taken to try and ensure your safety however, please keep up to date with current government guidelines. Workshops are being run in smaller groups than usual to allow adequate distance between each student. All equipment and surfaces are cleaned thoroughly before and after each workshop. Hand Sanitizers are placed at entrance and at each work station.
Always wanted to learn how to sew but just don’t know where to start? Then this four-week day/evening course could be the answer.
You will learn how to: Identify sewing machine parts and basic maintenance, thread up a machine and fill a bobbin, pin and cut out a basic pattern, seams (plain/French), insert a zip, and hem a raw edge.
This course is intended for complete beginners who have never used a sewing machine before.
On this course you will have the opportunity to make four fabric items: face mask, cosmetic bag, tote bag and cushion.
What to bring: All materials and equipment are provided but if you have your own sewing kit you are welcome to bring it along. Refreshments are provided.
It’s never too late to learn a new skill and using a machine is a lot easier than you might think.
Duration: 3.5 hours x 4 lessons
If you are looking for a new hobby for your children then this could be the answer.”
Sewing teaches children a valuable life skill. It’s relaxing, therefore can reduce stress and anxiety. Creates a sense of achievement and self-worth.
On this 2 hour Introduction to Machine Sewing class they will learn how to: Use a sewing machine safely. Thread a machine and fill a bobbin. Sew straight lines, curves and corners. Make a small fabric item.
Who are the classes for: Children aged 8-14 years. I am A PVG (Disclosure Scotland) scheme member.
Price: £20 (All fabric and equipment provided)
Kids Sewing Club
If your child has attended the Introduction class or has some experience using a sewing machine then they can attend this club. Each week they will learn a new sewing skill and produce a fabric item. All fabric and equipment are provided.
Age: 8-14 years.
Duration: 2 Hours