Beginners Sewing 2 - zips, buttonholes & bindings, Fabrications - Hackney


This beginners sewing class is designed to help participants make more of a sewing machine, enhance basic sewing machine skills and is a natural a follow on class to our ‘Beginners Sewing 1’ – introduction to using a sewing machine or for those who already have some basic sewing machine skills but would like to learn some new skills.

Through this class participants will develop the confidence in inserting zips, making buttonholes and adding bias binding whilst creating your own stylish ‘Utility Roll’ designed by your teacher Barley Massey.

The skills covered in this morning session will then be put into practice in the afternoon’s class to create a simple garment fitted to your body – ‘Make a simple & stylish skirt or shorts’. A discount is offered when you book the full day!

On completion of this class participants will confidently be able to:

– Understand how to use different accessories that accompany domestic sewing machines, such as zipper, buttonhole feet.

– Stitch different sizes and styles of buttonholes.

– 2 ways of attaching a zip (visible and covered)

– Apply a bias binding to embellish and finish a raw edge.

– Create your own stylish ‘Utility Roll’ (suitable for your sewing notions, make up, pencils/brushes etc)

WHEN: Sunday 17th November, 11am - 2pm & 2.30 - 5.30pm

WHERE: Fabrications, 7 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 4PH.

PRICE: £35 (1/2 day) or £60 (full day) 

TO BOOK: E mail or call Barley on 020 7375 8043 or BOOK ONLINE via Fabrications website CALENDAR.