Machine Sewing For Beginners

Sat 20th Apr 2024
10am – 1pm

United Response, Teddington

2 spaces

In this three hour workshop with Cornelia Costeanu you’ll be given a step-by-step introduction to machine sewing, whilst creating your own beautiful and unique cushion cover.

Starting with an introduction to the sewing machine – how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and sew in straight lines, you’ll then move on to cutting out your fabric and learn how to sew it together to make a simple envelope cushion.

As well as learning how to sew seams, you’ll find out about simple seam finishes and how to give your cushion a professional look.

All materials are included, together with lots of tea, coffee and home made cake.

We can also provide a sewing machine for you to work on (for a small fee of £10), though we do recommend that you bring your own machine if you have one, to help you to familiarise yourself with it better.

After a fun morning, you’ll leave with your finished cushion cover (together with all the know-how to make more at home).

If you need a particular size of cover, just let us know in advance and we can accommodate that easily. Feel free to bring along your own fabric too.

Cornelia Costeanu is a very experienced and well-known instructor, having been teaching sewing to both adults and children for over 10 years. With a degree in interior design, she is passionate about recycling, vintage fashion and is rather addicted to her sewing machines.

“excellent course. Informative and great fun”

“if you want how to learn how to use your sewing machine in a lovely environment and with the most amazing teacher, this is the course for you!”

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