sewing machine basics for kids

ages 9 and up

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 This is a 2 1/2 hour course that will teach your child all the basics of how to use a sewing machine. Your son or daughter will need to take this class or have equivalent experience before joining one of our after school sewing classes. We will cover:

 

Sewing safely

Threading the machine

Winding a bobbin

Starting and stopping 

Sewing backwards and forwards

Sewing a straight line and  sewing a curved line

Straight stitching and zig zag stitching and how to adjust the stitches

This course is offered once a month for up to 4 students. The cost is £25 for 2 1/2 hours tuition and includes all supplies.

After school sewing

for kids ages 9 - 12

tuesdays And Thursdays 5:00 - 6:30

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After school sewing sessions are open to beginning students aged 9 - 12.   In each class we'll assess the group skill level and plan our projects accordingly.   Use one of our machines or bring your own, just let us know in advance.

Most supplies will be  included, but you will recieve a supply list a week before class if you are required to buy some supplies. All supplies will be available to purchase at Fiona's Fabrics.

 Class size is limited to 4 students and is small enough to insure lots of personal attention but big enough to have a bit of fun and make new crafty friends.

Classes run monthly and cost £65 for 6 hours of tuition. Download the booking form and bring by the shop with payment to reserve your spot or call and we can take card payment by phone. Monthly class schedules will be posted on our Facebook page along with any other relevant information for that months classes.

After School fashion design for teens ages 13 - 17

Wednesdays and Fridays 5:30 - 7:30

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After school fashion design classes are taught by Clare Perkins and are open to students aged 13-17 who have a bit of experience and want to make their own clothes. Clare will focus on sketching as well as sewing to help students bring their ideas to life. 

Supplies are not included in the class tuition fee. 

 Class size is limited to 4 students and is small enough to insure lots of personal attention but big enough to have a bit of fun and make new creative friends.

Classes run monthly and cost £80 for 8 hours of tuition. Download the booking form and bring by the shop with payment to reserve your spot or call and we can take card payment by phone. Monthly class schedules will be posted on our Facebook page along with any other relevant information for that months classes.

Saturday  and half term workshops

Check our Facebook Page or sign up for our newsletter to find out what's on during half term and Saturdays. We'll be hosting lots of fun and creative workshops during the year such as Dollhouse Workshops, Fashion Design Challenges, Upcycling Challenges  and other skill building sewing classes. 

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