Sewing for Beginners

Start date: 04 June 19
Day: Tuesday
Course length: 0 day course
Time: 10:00 to 13:00


Full Fee: £102.25

Over 65's Fee: £94.00

Benefit Fee: £82.75

Course Code: £C 13

Tutor: Margaret Crump

Length: 5 Weeks

Term: Summer Weeks

Type: course Weeks

Code Letter: C Weeks


Introduction to sewing. You will learn about fabrics, basic cutting, stitching, different seams and how to use a sewing machine while creating some practical and decorative items. During the second half of the term you will be able to follow a pattern to create one or two basic garments.

Materials List

Please bring with you:

Dressmaking scissors

Pins (these MUST have coloured ends)

Assorted sewing needles

Tailors chalk/pencil

Seam ripper (unpicker)

Tape Measure

Notepad and pen

Seam Gauge (optional)

Pin cushion (optional)

Trimming scissors (optional)

Fees & Further Information

Please be aware that your booking starts when you first need access to the room to when you leave. This means that it includes any setting up or clearing up time you may need.

A 30% non-returnable deposit is required for all bookings.

During our term times we cannot accept room bookings that might conflict with any of the courses we offer.
Evening bookings outside of our term times are subject to the availablity of our evening staff.

There is a set up fee of £10.00 per hour for all bookings in the cafe, hall and bar. If your booking takes place outside of our usual opening hours there will be an £8.00 service charge. For single room hire bookings full payment is required at least one week before the date of the booking. For block bookings full payment is required within 30 days of the last date of the room hire.

We reserve the right to refuse any room booking requests.