Basic Sewing Machine Skills CF101

Basic Sewing Machine Skills CF101
Basic Sewing Machine Skills
Hello and many thanks for enrolling on the Basic Sewing Machine Skills Course.
Here are some details about the course and equipment you will need to bring with
Day /Time
Credit Value
One Stop Sewing Station, Llanidloes
Jill Rolfe
10.00am to 3.30pm
Sat 2nd 3th Sept
Level 0 and 5 credits
Course Aim
This course is designed to equip you with the basic skills to become a confident
During the course we will cover all aspects of the sewing machine and how to use it.
We will practice things like: making buttonholes, pockets, sewing zips, darts, and
hems. We will also cover some little tricks to help you do things that bit quicker!
Please bring a camera so that you can document your learning as well as your
fellow course mates'.
The course will cover:
 Knowledge of how a machine works
 How to maintain and service your machine
 Sew straight seams, curves and corners
 What all the different stitches do and why
 What different feet do
 Threading the machine and winding a bobbin
 What needles to use with your fabric
 What thread to use
 How to use an iron to make sewing easer and lots more.
Please bring with you
 Sharp scissors, needles and thread, tape measure, tailors chalk, pins.
 Any fabric you may have to make a cushion cover or bag
 I will bring zips, thread and fabric with me.
 I would like a £5.00 contribution to equipment used that I will supply.
 USB stick to download a basic sewing machine manual.
 A camera and log book to document your project and other people’s
projects too.
There is plenty of parking outside Station Building. If you are bringing your own
sewing machine, then please let me know. Eating places are nearby, but please
feel free to bring sandwiches and snacks.
I look forward to meeting you all. My email address should you have any
questions is [email protected]
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