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Get to know your Sewing Machine Saturday 3rd August 2024 1.30pm - 4.30pm


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This 3 hour workshop is an introductory level course aimed at those who have a sewing machine they have not yet fully used or those who may have sewn years ago before machines were computerised.
The course covers the following:
• Care and cleaning of the machine
• Basic stitching functions
• Adjusting tension for different weights of fabric
• Swing needle function
• Utility stitches and their uses
• Most commonly used machine feet/attachments

Each attendee will be given a pack of fabric swatches of different weights to work on during the class.
More advanced sewing machine functions are covered in the six-week long courses offered by Jonquil Brooks. Her website will have details of other courses.

Requirements for this workshop:
Your sewing machine, bobbins that fit it, the box of accessories that came with the machine and if included the brush and mini screwdriver.
The machine’s instructions for use or manual/handbook
Sewing threads you already have at home
Notebook and pen
Tape measure
Hand sewing needles, pins and small, sharp scissors.

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