Sewing spa day - beginners

    This full-day workshop is the ultimate sewing experience for you and your friends. Come along for a delicious hot lunch, a buzzing atmosphere and a comprehensiv


    Sewing class hosted by Luchi and Ota

    Beginners welcome

    7 hour class

    Luchi & Ota, HA8


    What you'll learn

    The perfect gift for your family and friends, this Ultimate Sewing Day Experience welcomes craft-lovers and beginner sewers to flex their creative muscles in a fun and friendly environment. Get to grips with a sewing machine, create your own lined tote bag, and enjoy a delicious hot lunch over the course of the day.

    In this class

    This full-day workshop is divided into three parts: Introduction to the Sewing Machine; Sew Your Tote Bag; and Basic Alteration Workshop. On arrival, you will enjoy some freshly brewed tea or coffee and some delicious croissants as you get to know your fellow crafters. A hot lunch will also be provided and, of course, there will be dedicated professionals on hand to help with any and all of your queries.

    Part 1 - Introduction to the Sewing Machine:

    • Learn to thread and re-thread your sewing machine
    • Learn to load and wind a bobbin
    • Find out about various stitches and their uses
    • See how to sew in a straight line
    • Enjoy open discussions about the different types of sewing machines

    Part 2 - Sew Your Tote Bag:

    • Cut and measure your fabric for your project
    • Pin your fabric before sewing
    • Sew your fabric together
    • Fix your bag straps
    • Finish your stylish and unique tote bag

    Part 3 - Basic Alteration Workshop:

    • Learn to lengthen or shorten hemlines
    • Find out about different hemming techniques
    • Sew a button
    • Stitch a simple rip

    The following materials will be provided:

    • Fabric and accessories for making and embellishing your tote bag
    • Scissors, sewing needles & thread, fabric chalk, measuring tape, un-picker
    • Sewing machine

    FOR THE ALTERATIONS SESSION, PLEASE BRING A SKIRT THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO ALTER, PREFERABLY A STRAIGHT SKIRT.

    Now you can

    • Have a solid grasp of sewing, from using a sewing machine confidently to creating your own tote bag
    • Be creative in your future projects
    • Feel excited to continue with the craft

    Keep

    This full-day experience will leave you well fed, thanks to the delicious hot lunch and endless supply of tea and cakes on offer. You will also take home your hand-made tote bag to give to a friend (or keep for yourself!)


    Did you know?

    Sewing dates back as far as 25,000 years. Archaeologists believe that people used to sew together fur, hide, skin, and bark for clothing


    Class location

    Luchi & Ota, Edgware

    62 Edgware Way

    HA8 8JS

    London



    About your host, Luchi and Ota

    Luchi & Ota’s mantra is simple: sewing is both an art and a hobby, but most importantly, it is a valuable life skill. At this colourful boutique in the heart of Edgware, classes are on offer to equip students with all their sewing needs, from upcycling and alterations to designing their own pyjama bottoms. Luchi & Ota cater to all ages and abilities, and ensure that each client leaves with a renewed love of the craft.

    At the heart of Luchi & Ota’s vibrant and friendly shop is a true love for what they do. Whether you’re a practiced sewer looking to expand your knowledge, or a novice with a wardrobe that needs updating, this is the school for you.

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    Flexible cancellation policy

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