24.05.16 / Author: Pamela
I will be teaching at Adult Learning, The Ivo, St Ives in 2018
Machine Sewing made Easy 5 weeks starting Wednesday 21st February 10.00am – 12.00. Do you have a sewing machine that you want to be able to use with confidence? Have you recently upgraded your machine but have not really taken advantage of all it offers? If the answer is yes to either question then come and join this course. Over the five mornings you will learn what you machine can do while making various items.
Start Dressmaking – 5 week Course Wednesday 21st February 7.00 – 9.00pm. A course for those who have never made a garment or have never had any success. Come and learn all the basics so you will be able to increase your skills in a structured way. You will learn all about the tools and equipment and the essential skills needed to make a garment that looks professional and fits!
Learn to Quilt by Machine – Saturday 3rd March 10.am – 4.00pm. This workshop is for everyone who wants to learn how to quilt using their sewing machine for any project that includes quilting. You will learn how to prepare the fabric and wadding ready for machine quilting. What thread to use and the correct choice of type and size of needle.
The course will introduce you to various techniques for machine quilting including both straight, decorative and free motion stitching. There will be lots of opportunity to experiment with different ways of quilting so that you can carefully plan the quilting for your next project. At the end of the day you will have detailed notes and samples for reference and lots of ideas to use on your own projects. If your Sewing Machine can do a straight and zig zag stitch you can quilt by machine.
For more details please contact Adult Learning at The Ivo Tel 01480 495717 or visit their website