Sewing Workshop: Get to know your Overlocker

£ 35.00

Get to Know Your Overlocker – an evening sewing workshop in our fabulous fabric shop in Bridport, Dorset. Workshops run Thursday evenings from 7-9pm. Learn on your own machine all about threading, needles, machine tension, accessories and more! More details in the additional information tab, check the scheduled date and book below. Please supply names and contact details of attendees in the order notes box at checkout.

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5 in stock

5 in stock

Date

15 Mar 2024

Book onto a workshop to get to know your overlocker. Overlockers are exremely versatile, but can be a little daunting. Learn on your own machine and be sew confident at home.  Book our evening sewing classes in our fabric shop in Bridport, Dorset. Our sewing classes run on a Thursday evening. Our workshops are suitable for beginners or more experienced sewers unless otherwise noted. Get To Know Your Overlocker is a short, focussed workshop designed to get you sewing confidently on your very own machine.

What you'll learn - Get to know your overlocker

This course covers overlocker basics with essential tips and skills that will enable you to get the best out of your own overlocker machine. You'll learn techniques to help you to become a more confident dressmaker. You'll learn skills that will help when you're sewing furnishings too. The courses run in our fabulously funky Aladdin's cave of a shop in Bridport, Dorset. Small class sizes (usually a maximum of 6) means you can sew in a comfortable, sociable group. This course can cover:
  • Threading your machine with confidence
  • Different seams and finishes
  • Techniques for curved seams and corners
  • Sewing with stretch and jersey fabrics
  • Looking after your overlocker

What to bring to your class: get to know your overlocker

You'll need to bring your own overlocker to the workshop, complete with sufficient thread. We decided to do this because it means you'll learn to sew on the machine you'll be using at home, so you'll be totally confident that you (and your machine) can use your new skills for your next project. Please check your overlocker is functioning well in advance as we don't accept cancellations on these courses. You can book your overlocker in for a service in advance if needed. You will also need to bring the full instruction booklet for your overlocker, to ensure you can learn about your own machine. You'll also need a basic sewing kit, which you'll also need to do your best sewing at home! Bring what you use at home, and remember we stock a huge range of sewing tools, both in our shop in Bridport and online. You'll need to bring the following sewing kit:

Sewing class in Bridport

Our classes run in the dressmaking room of our fabulous fabric shop in Bridport, Dorset. Classes run in the evening after the shop has closed, so you can learn and sew in peace. Our teacher is the lovely Lynn Horniblow. Lynn is a highly experienced teacher and seamstress who trained on Saville Row and taught and wrote courses for numerous colleges and summer schools. We chose Lynn to teach our evening sewing classes  because she's incredibly knowledgeable, practical and patient. We know you'll love her too! Follow us on social media for updates about stock, sales and more, or why not come and visit us in the Antiques Quarter of Bridport, Dorset, UK - we have an even bigger selection of fabric and material in store!

Book onto a workshop to get to know your overlocker. Overlockers are exremely versatile, but can be a little daunting. Learn on your own machine and be sew confident at home.  Book our evening sewing classes in our fabric shop in Bridport, Dorset.

Our sewing classes run on a Thursday evening. Our workshops are suitable for beginners or more experienced sewers unless otherwise noted. Get To Know Your Overlocker is a short, focussed workshop designed to get you sewing confidently on your very own machine.

What you’ll learn – Get to know your overlocker

This course covers overlocker basics with essential tips and skills that will enable you to get the best out of your own overlocker machine. You’ll learn techniques to help you to become a more confident dressmaker. You’ll learn skills that will help when you’re sewing furnishings too.

The courses run in our fabulously funky Aladdin’s cave of a shop in Bridport, Dorset. Small class sizes (usually a maximum of 6) means you can sew in a comfortable, sociable group. This course can cover:

  • Threading your machine with confidence
  • Different seams and finishes
  • Techniques for curved seams and corners
  • Sewing with stretch and jersey fabrics
  • Looking after your overlocker

What to bring to your class: get to know your overlocker

You’ll need to bring your own overlocker to the workshop, complete with sufficient thread. We decided to do this because it means you’ll learn to sew on the machine you’ll be using at home, so you’ll be totally confident that you (and your machine) can use your new skills for your next project. Please check your overlocker is functioning well in advance as we don’t accept cancellations on these courses. You can book your overlocker in for a service in advance if needed. You will also need to bring the full instruction booklet for your overlocker, to ensure you can learn about your own machine.

You’ll also need a basic sewing kit, which you’ll also need to do your best sewing at home! Bring what you use at home, and remember we stock a huge range of sewing tools, both in our shop in Bridport and online.

You’ll need to bring the following sewing kit:

Sewing class in Bridport

Our classes run in the dressmaking room of our fabulous fabric shop in Bridport, Dorset. Classes run in the evening after the shop has closed, so you can learn and sew in peace.

Our teacher is the lovely Lynn Horniblow. Lynn is a highly experienced teacher and seamstress who trained on Saville Row and taught and wrote courses for numerous colleges and summer schools.

We chose Lynn to teach our evening sewing classes  because she’s incredibly knowledgeable, practical and patient. We know you’ll love her too!

Follow us on social media for updates about stock, sales and more, or why not come and visit us in the Antiques Quarter of Bridport, Dorset, UK – we have an even bigger selection of fabric and material in store!

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