Beginner’s Sewing Machine Class by Stag and Bow - crafts in London
Beginner’s Sewing Machine Class by Stag and Bow - crafts in London

Beginner’s Sewing Machine Class

Learn how to use a sewing machine in this beginner's class, based in Forrest Hill

Sewing Class

Two session class


Forrest Hill SE23

Beginner’s Sewing Machine Class
by Stag and Bow

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Two session class


This is the perfect class to build up confidence when it comes to using your sewing machine. Learn all the best tips, tricks and secrets that will take your sewing to the next level!

In this class

This course will be taught over 2 weeks and will cover fundamental techniques such as:

  • How to thread it up
  • Wind and insert a bobbin
  • Understand tension
  • How to troubleshoot any problems
  • Different seams and their uses
  • Gain an insight into fabrics
  • Thread types and needle sizes
  • Explore all the intricacies of your sewing machines.

This course is ideal for people who own a sewing machine and who are looking to further their knowledge of how to use it. Nevertheless, if you do not own your own machine, there will be machines provided during the course for students to use.

Now you can

  • Have full confidence going forward with your sewing!
  • Start creating a variety of beautifully crafted items
  • Pass on your newly acquired skill set to those with a similar passion for sewing

Keep / Eat

Students are able to keep all that is made throughout the course!

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Did you know?

Elias Howe is the man who needs thanking when it comes to the joys of using a sewing machine. Howe's invention was a critical moment in the textile industry, enabling people to sew in an hour what had previously taken 14.5 hours. Good work Mr. Howe!
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Class location

Forrest Hill
8 Dartmouth Rd, Forest Hill
SE23 3XU

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Beginner’s Sewing Machine Class by Stag and Bow - crafts in London

About your host, Stag and Bow

Stag and Bow was set up in 2010 by founders Pascale and Cyrus, as a celebration of sharing skills, stories, knowledge, and all things handmade. As well as running a stunning shop in Forrest Hill, Stag and Bow also provide informative, fun and inspiring craft and textile workshops.

Cyrus is a specialist woodworker and designer with great experience in a variety of design disciplines, with strong focus on the "poetic" side of materials and how people can relate to them. Similarly, Pascale is in her element when she is making, fully immersing herself in the textile world.

Through these workshops, Pascale and Cyrus are able to pass on their collected wealth of experience of the textile trade. Their meticulous choice of materials and infectious attention to detail is passed on to the students as they seek to further their own craft!

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Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Beginner’s Sewing Machine Class
by Stag and Bow
Two session class