Tuesday 8 June to Tuesday 6 July 2021
10am to 12pm
This is an online course - participants will be required to use Zoom software; no account is required.
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The process of being creative can bring numerous health benefits and general feelings of wellbeing. Research shows that taking up Sewing can help, amongst other things depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, insomnia and raising levels of happiness.
You will be introduced to different sewing techniques and to gain confidence in using your sewing machine, whilst understanding the sewing jargon and techniques required for your individual project.
You will need a basic understanding of how to use your sewing machine; know how to thread, insert the bobbin and sew a straight line
By the end of the course you will be able to...
- Identify different stitches, seams, and techniques
- Produce a sewn item of your choice
- Demonstrate the ability to use a sewing machine
Materials required – Sewing machine, scissors (fabric and paper), pattern for your project, fabric for samples and your chosen project, needle and thread, notions for project such as zip/elastic, pins, tape measure, ruler, pens and pencils; paper.
Booking is essential