Learn to Sew – Basic sewing workshop for beginners

14oct10:0016:00Learn to Sew - Basic sewing workshop for beginners

Event Details

In this workshop you will learn basic sewing skills to enable you to work on projects at home.


We will cover a variety of simple sewing exercises on sample pieces building up a sample file for you to keep and use as a reference.


Threading your machine, winding and inserting a bobbin

Needles and Feet

Measuring and pattern reading

Cutting and pining

Straight seams, seam allowances and seam finishes

Mastering corners and curves

Inserting a zip

Attaching a waist band

Adding a pocket

Working with bias binding

Working with shirring elastic

Introduction to jersey fabrics

Working with batting




You will then design a tote bag or cushion cover using the skills you have learnt to make a zipped or button down cushion cover or a zipped or boxy tote bag.


All materials, equipment, and sewing machines are provided.  Refreshments will be available throughout the day, you can either bring a packed lunch or order from The Foxlowe Café.


Date: 14th October 2023

Time: 10am – 4pm

Cost: £65.00

Skills level: Suitable for beginners


To book a place please email info@cabbagerose.co.uk or message us on FB.