Beginners Sewing Course

This Beginners Sewing Course at Artisan Stitch is a good starting point to learn expert sewing techniques whether you want to progress into dressmaking, soft furnishing or craft projects.

Beginners Sewing Course

About Beginners Sewing Course

4th October 2018
15th November 2018
7pm - 9pm Thursdays
Artisan Stitch
Studio 6.03A, Edinburgh Palette 151 London Road, Edinburgh East EH7 6AE
See listing for details
Call 07739397369
Visit the event website here
Follow artisanstitch on Twitter
Facebook information can be found here

Dates:

04/10/2018 to 08/11/2018 - £105*
Thursdays for 6 weeks

15/11/2018 to 20/12/2018 - £105*
Thursdays for 6 weeks

* Weeks 4-6 are spent getting in some fun sewing practice.

This Beginners Sewing Course is a good starting point to learn expert sewing techniques whether you want to progress into dressmaking, soft furnishing or craft projects. It’s also a great refresher if you’ve not sewn for a while. You'll learn how to understand sewing machines, get experience of using different stitch types, learning about stitch lengths, widths and tensions. I'll explain what the different presser feet are for and you'll learn how to measure and cut fabric.

I've been sewing since I was a child and that's a lot of years experience. During that time, I've made every mistake in the book and learnt how to avoid them. Now you can benefit from my mistakes and learn to sew like a pro as I share my expert tips. I wish I'd known all this stuff when I started to sew.

What will I learn?
How to use a sewing machine safely and confidently
How to wind bobbins and how to thread a sewing machine
Understand the importance of correct thread tension
How to sew perfect straight lines, smooth curves and turn corners
Learn three different seam types and when to use them
How to take up a hem
Make machined buttonholes and how to sew in a zip
Course arrangements
Sewing machines are provided or you can bring your own if you have one. If you are considering buying one, then I’m happy to give advice on what to look for. I recommend Pembertons, the specialist sewing machine dealer.

(You will need to bring your own fabric for your project – I’ll provide details when you book)

Additional Dates: 15 November 2018

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Beginners Sewing Course are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Artisan Stitch

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

22nd August 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch.
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

22nd August 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch.
Beginners Sewing Course (4 weeks)

Beginners Sewing Course (4 weeks)

23rd August 2018
Learn lots of basic sewing techniques in this 4 week Beginners Sewing Course with Artisan Stitch starting 23rd August.
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

29th August 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch.
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

29th August 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch.
Make a Messenger Bag

Make a Messenger Bag

31st August 2018
Make a stylish and useful messenger bag, and learn some craft sewing skills too, in this workshop with Artisan Stitch on 31st August!
Beginners Sewing Day

Beginners Sewing Day

1st September 2018
Learn how to use a sewing machine and some basic sewing skills in this Beginners Sewing Day with Artisan Stitch.
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

5th September 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch.
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

5th September 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch.
Needlefelted Birds

Needlefelted Birds

6th September 2018
Learn the art of needlefelting in this relaxed craft class with Artisan Stitch on Thursday 6th September.
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

12th September 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch.
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

12th September 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch.
Rags to Riches Creative Embroidery Workshop

Rags to Riches Creative Embroidery Workshop

4th October 2018
Come along to a unique and fun workshop with Artisan Stitch creating your own unique fabrics from scraps.
Know Your Overlocker

Know Your Overlocker

5th October 2018
This Know Your Overlocker workshop with Artisan Stitch on 5th October will show you how versatile your overlocker can be.
How to sew in a zip

How to sew in a zip

10th October 2018
Get a grip on those zips. No more lumps and bumps; learn to sew in perfect zips every time at this workshop with Artisan Stitch!
Cushion-making with Zips & Piping

Cushion-making with Zips & Piping

11th October 2018
Learn how to make professional looking cushions with zips and piping to match your furnishings and you'll never need to buy a cushion again.
Free Motion Embroidery

Free Motion Embroidery

12th October 2018
This free-motion embroidery workshop at Artisan Stitch is a useful core skill for Textile Artists, Quilters & Felters.
Creative Machine Embellishing

Creative Machine Embellishing

19th October 2018
Learn how to use your embellishing machine in ways you've probably not explored yet at this creative machine embellishing workshop with Artisan Stitch on 19th October.
Beginners Weekend Sewing Course

Beginners Weekend Sewing Course

2nd November 2018 - 3rd November 2018
Learn to use a sewing machine safely and confidently in this Beginners Weekend Sewing Course with Artisan Stitch!

Workshops Events you might like...

Stills School: Contact
Stills School: Contact
22nd August 2018
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh Old Town
Stills School is an alternative photography school for 16-25 year olds. CONTACT is a 8-week course which will teach you basic photography skills as well as encourage you to develop your own projects.
Monkey Music Summer Workshops
Monkey Music Summer Workshops
22nd August 2018
LifeCare Centre, Stockbridge and Canonmills
Come and join in all the fun at Monkey Music's Summer Workshops. 45 minutes of fun and games but more importantly lots of instruments and music.
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions
22nd August 2018
Artisan Stitch, Edinburgh East
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch.
Find Workshops events in Edinburgh

Arts and Crafts Events you might like...

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions
22nd August 2018
Artisan Stitch, Edinburgh East
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch.
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions
22nd August 2018
Artisan Stitch, Edinburgh East
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch.
Capturing the image: the two faces of portrait with Alexander Moffat and Greg Moodie
Capturing the image: the two faces of portrait with Alexander Moffat and Greg Moodie
22nd August 2018
Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh Old Town
Artist Alexander Moffat and cartoonist Greg Moodie discuss the two faces of portrait in this event as part of ScotlandsFest2018.
Find Arts and Crafts events in Edinburgh

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

The Guilty Feminist Presents The Secret Policeman’s Podcast
The Guilty Feminist joins forces with Amnesty International UK to bring The Secret Policeman back to life for two rocking, historical nights at Edinburgh Playhouse.
Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop
Discover the story of Scottish pop music at the National Museum of Scotland as they take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day.
Historic Underground
Discover a dark, damp world unchanged since the 18th century in this tour of Blair Street Underground Vaults with Mercat Tours.
The Luna Cinema
Enjoy open air cinema at the Botanics as the Luna Cinema presents three nights of classic films under the stars.
La Clique Noël - Part Deux
La Clique Noël returns home to Edinburgh for Christmas with a new seasonal spectacular, La Clique Noël - Part Deux.

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »