Sewing Machine Familiarisation

Sewing Machine Familiarisation


The Sewing Machine Familiarisation workshop introduces the basics of machine sewing with the aim of building your confidence when working on projects using a Sewing Machine.

On this session you will gain an understanding of the working parts and functions and be comfortable using a machine. You will learn about the uses for different needles, threads and machine feet dependant upon the fabric that you are working with.  You will gain a basic understanding of utility and decorative stitches that are relevant to whatever project you are working on.

Level of Experience

The workshop is suitable for anyone with a basic knowledge of needlework, and wants to develop confidence in using a Sewing Machine.

Materials / Equipment required by Attendees

  • Materials will be provided
  • Your Sewing machine, commissioned with operation manual if available
  • A variety of good quality coloured thread

If you do not have a Sewing Machine, or don’t want to bring your own, you can use one of our latest Brother demonstration machines for the nominal fee of £3.00 per session.



Duration and Price

1 x 2 hour session, £20


The maximum number of attendees for this workshop is 4


Places on workshops are secured by a £10 cash deposit at the time of booking and balance payable on the day direct to the workshop leader.


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