Sewing for Wellness at Petersfield Library

Learn how to use a sewing machine to produce sewn items

25 April 2019 10am to 1pm

4 week course 
Thursdays from 25 April to 23 May (no class on 16 May), from 10am to 1pm.

About the course

Discover your sewing skills in a supportive and encouraging atmosphere through a mixture of practice, discussion and demonstration. You will be introduced to different sewing techniques and to feel confident in using a sewing machine.

No previous knowledge or experience is required. Learn how to use a sewing machine to produce sewn items. You will also learn how to use different features of the sewing machine to enhance your work.


Please bring with you: 

  • sewing machine (2 will be provided by the tutor)
  • scissors
  • fabric
  • needle
  • cotton
  • pins

Learning goals

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • demonstrate the use of different stitches
  • produce sewn items
  • demonstrate the ability to use a sewing machine

This course could lead to

Further sewing courses. Progression to other craft courses.


Booking is essential, so contact the library. Phone the booking line on 01730 267 806 to guarantee a place.

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.