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Stitched Up, 527B Wilbraham Road (down short alleyway next to Maple Kitchens & Bathrooms), Chorlton,
Afraid of sewing machines, or dangerous at the wheel? Come and learn to sew with us! This three week course covers all the basics of sewing, giving you a solid foundation from which you can grow – whatever direction you’d like to take your sewing career in next.
The course takes place at our HQ in Chorlton on the following dates:
Weds 6th September, 6:30-9pm
Weds 13th September, 6:30-9pm
Weds 20th September, 6:30-9pm
Skills: Threading a sewing machine, basic manoeuvres, learn how to hem, reverse, forward, turn corners, finishing off your work, stitch settings and tension control, using patterns, sewing buttonholes, sewing zips.
WEEK 1: Pass Your Sewing Machine Driving Test! Our 2.5-hour crash course covers all the basics of using your sewing machine. Come away with a load more confidence, plus a certificate and an appliqued ‘L’ plate!
WEEK 2: Cushion Cover. Learn to work from a patttern to sew up your first ever sewing project – a cushion cover with button fastening.
WEEK 3: Box-shaped pencil case. Building on the skills you learned in week 2, this week we’ll tackle zips, and make this beautiful and functional lined pencil case (or whatever-you-like case).
Bring: Just yourself!