Beginners Sewing Course

Posted On June 26, 2015

Are you looking to learn how to sew? Or simply want to brush up on some techniques? Then our Beginners Sewing Course will hopefully point you in the right direction.

We have launched 5 FREE videos that take you from threading a sewing machine to steps to improve your accuracy matching seams and sewing curves.

Over the course of 5 days we will cover the following:
Day 1: Back to basics. Learn how to thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin (we are working with an Husqvarna Viking, Emerald). We also cover what needle size and thread to use when sewing.

Day 2: Fabric preparation. We discuss the fabric you should be working with as a beginner, how to lay patterns onto the fabric and cutting tips. We also look into how to mark fabric for professional results. 

Day 3: Back at the sewing machine this video covers sewing basics. Looking at sewing a standard stitch, using a correct seam allowance, increasing the stitch length and how to deal with tension problems. 

Day 4: Moving on. Next we look at the zigzag stitch on the sewing machine and uses of the stitch; lingerie, sewing knits, finishing seams without an overlocker and appliqué. 

Day 5: The final day goes over sewing accuracy issues, how to sew curves and corners, matching seams as well as pressing tips and techniques. 

Click HERE  for the playlist to all videos.

Hopefully you will find that you learn something new from the classes that will help to improve your sewing and take it to the next level! Let us know how you get on, we would love to hear from you.

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