Our sewing classes for adults based in Beckenham, Kent are ideal for you to learn to sew, use a sewing machine or for more experienced people – highly creative.
Absolute Beginners – learn to use a sewing machine
This is a great class for the complete novice or those with a “last did it a school” experience. Start with the basics from threading a bobbin, elementary stitches and understanding different fabrics/patterns. You’ll then gain confidence and momentum whilst making a project using your new skills ready to move onto our next steps classes.
One day course 10 – 5pm 24 April (Adults 16+) £99
Mixed Media Cushion
We focus on using convectional stitches in a creative and fun way, experimenting with fabric and applique using these skills to create a piece of textile art, incorporating this into and making a simple cushion with a tie back.
Monday 22 February and 29 February 7-9pm £50
Free Motion Embroidery
If you want to start exploring the more creative side of your sewing machine whilst starting to understand how innovative and exciting textiles can be, then this course will open your eyes to a more artistic approach to using your machine. You will learn about appliqué and the term we call Free motion embroidery. In this course we draw with the machine creating a piece we will incorporate into a fashionable bag.
Monday 7 and 14 March 7-9pm £50
Japanese Cushion Course
Using conventional stitches and exploring techniques like folding and pleating into textiles, this course will get your creative juices flowing combining some traditional sewing techniques to create a beautiful cushion cover, in this class you will also learn how to insert a zip enclosure.
Monday 20 and 27 April 7-9pm £50
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