Learn to Love Your Sewing Machine

Do you have you a sewing machine but you’re not quite sure what to do with it?  Did your machine come with a selection of presser feet and “bits and bobs” that you’ve never explored?  If so, then our one day workshop is just the thing for you to get the very best out of your machine.  Perfect for beginners and those with experience who are yet to explore the full capability of their machines.  General sewing techniques and tricks of the trade are an integral part of this popular workshop.  The workshop includes:

  • Getting to know your machine – what are all the dials/buttons/switches for?
  • Machine presser feet and what they are used for
  • Sewing machine needles and what they are used for
  • Threading your machine and winding bobbins correctly
  • Understanding sewing machine tension, how it works and how to get it right
  • Stitch sampler and altering stitches
  • Inserting Zips
  • Sewing buttonholes and buttons
  • Make a small zipped bag to take home

The workshop includes all materials and requirements for the day, and will run from 10:00 to 4:00.


If you’re not able to make any of the above dates, or the workshop is sold out, please click on the following link and complete the form to register your interest.  Don’t forget to include the name of the workshop you’re interested in.


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Learn to Love Your Sewing Machine