Personal Beginners Sewing Lessons | Sewing Lessons | Sunderland Sewing Machine Lessons

£ 120 

Session 1 - Beginner Come away with 1 shopper bag, and the basic skills you need to progress, you will need to bring 50 cm by 100cm of cotton fabric


Session 2 - Come away with Rouched, Zippered case, you will need approx 2 x 50cm by 50 cm (2 fat quarters) of complementing or contrasting fabrics

Session 3 and 4 are personal to you, you suggest patterns in week 2 and we develop from there.

Each session lasts approx 3 hours, progress through the sessions depends upon the individual, some people are quicker, some take more time. This is about buliding confidence in each individual, and therefore time is taken to make sure all students are confident before moving on.

Those who have been on one of my courses get 15% off each course they attend. If you have attended in the past, please contact me, rather than going through the website.

Come with a friend / lots of friends and you all get 15% off the course. Message the page to arrange the discount.

PLEASE read ther tems and conditions before paying. http://sosewclevercraftschool.yolasite.com/terms-and-conditions.php

Cost: £120

Date: to be arranged with you 

Time: to be arranged with you

Location: Our Home Studio in Houghton Le Spring, Address will be sent on confirmation of order

Materials required: All notions and embellishments provided. You do need to bring fabric.

Refreshments: Unlimited tea, and coffee.

 

Ladies Clutch Bag Sewing Session | Sewing Bee | Intro to the Sewing Machine | Sunderland | Tyne and Wear | 26th of April 10am

£ 35 

Would you like to sew, but just don’t know where to start? wether you are a beginner, been away from the craft and want a refresher course, or would just like to gain some confidence in your skills.  Let me show you. 

Let me guide you, from the beginning, and build your confidence in this thrify craft.

During the session, you will learn the basics, gain confidence in using a sewing machine and leave the session with your first handmade item.

At the start we will re cap on how to wind on a bobbin, thread the sewing machine ready for use, use the foot peddle. You will learn how to sew in straight lines, change the stitches on the machine and turn corners.  Sewing seams with the option of using a gusset to increase the volume of your case.

You will come away with a Clutch bag with a zipper and wrist strap handle

Cost: £35


Date: Wednesday 26th April

Time: 10 am

Location: Our Home Studio in Houghton Le Spring, Address will be sent on confirmation of order

Materials required: You do need to bring 2 fat quarters of fabric and a complimenting or contrasting 10 inch zipper. All notions and metal work will be provided.

Refreshments: Unlimited tea, and coffee 

 

Sewing Bee | Intro to the Sewing Machine | Sunderland | Tyne and Wear | Wednesday 26th of April 6pm

£ 35 

Would you like to sew, but just don’t know where to start? wether you are a beginner, been away from the craft and want a refresher course, or would just like to gain some confidence in your skills.  Let me show you. 

Let me guide you, from the beginning, and build your confidence in this thrify craft.

During the session, you will learn the basics, gain confidence in using a sewing machine and leave the session with your first handmade item.

At the start we will re cap on how to wind on a bobbin, thread the sewing machine ready for use, use the foot peddle. You will learn how to sew in straight lines, change the stitches on the machine and turn corners.  Sewing seams with the option of using a gusset to increase the volume of your case.

Cost: £35


Date: Wednesday 26th of April 

Time: 6pm

Location: Our Home Studio in Houghton Le Spring, Address will be sent on confirmation of order

Materials required: All notions and embellishments provided. You do need to bring 1/2 a metre of fabric.

Refreshments: Unlimited tea, and coffee.



 

Houghton Le Spring | Zippers | Sewing Bee | Sunday 9th March 10am

£ 35.00 

Zippers! 

Would you like to sew, but just don’t know where to start?  Let me show you. 

Let me guide you, from the beginning, and build your confidence in this thrify craft.

During the session, you will learn the basics as well as fitting a zipper.

At the start we will re cap on how to wind on a bobbin, thread the sewing machine ready for use, use the foot peddle. You will learn how to sew in straight lines, change the stitches on the machine and turn corners.  Sewing seams with the option of using a gusset to increas the volume of your case.

Learn how to lay out a simple pattern, pin and cut out fabric.  You will create a toiletries bag, to take away with you, as well as take away you own pattern for you to continue making a few more at home using the techniques you have learned

Cost: £35

Date: Sunday 9th March

Time: 10am. Arrive early for a getting to know you chat with your fellow students, as session starts promptly at 10am

Location: Our Home Studio in Houghton Le Spring, Address will be sent on confirmation of order

Materials required: All materials included – just bring yourself and your machine.  I do have a limited number of machines available on the day.  Please advise on booking if you need a machine.

Refreshments: Unlimited tea, and coffee 

 

Little Girls Pinafore Dresses | North East | Sunderland | Sewing Sessions | April 9th 2017 at 1pm

£ 45 

Choose your own to create this cute little dress ( we love it in a fine cord, but 100% cotton will be fab too) with button shoulder fastenings and little patch pockets.

The pattern, thread and notions will be supplied all you have to do is bring your fabrics.

Please let us know the size of clothing your child wears so we can provide the correct size pattern for you.

You will need to know your way round a sewing machine for this one and to be able to stitch in a straight line.

Cost: £45

Date: Sunday 9th of April

Time: 1pm . Arrive early for a getting to know you chat with your fellow students, as session starts promptly at 1pm

Location: Our Home Studio in Houghton Le Spring, Address will be sent on confirmation of order

Materials required: Fabric buttons. 1 metre of fine cord fabric will be required.

All notions provided.  I can provide machines on request.  

Refreshments: Unlimited tea, and coffee

 

Sewing Bee | Intro to the Sewing Machine | Sunderland | Tyne and Wear | | Friday 24th March 12 pm

£ 35 

Would you like to sew, but just don’t know where to start?  Let me show you.

Let me guide you, from the beginning, and build your confidence in this thrify craft.

During the session, you will learn the basics as well as leaving with a cushion Cover.

At the start we will re cap on how to wind on a bobbin, thread the sewing machine ready for use, use the foot peddle. You will learn how to sew in straight lines, change the stitches on the machine and turn corners. We will also cover seams. 

Learn how to lay out a simple pattern, pin and cut out fabric.  You will create a dress, to take away with you, as well as take away you own pattern for you to continue making a few more at home using the techniques you have learned

Cost: £35

Date: Friday March 24th

Time: 12pm. Arrive early for a getting to know you chat with your fellow students, as session starts promptly at 12pm

Location: Our Home Studio in Houghton Le Spring, Address will be sent on confirmation of order

Materials required: 1 m of your favourite cotton fabric. All notions are supplied.   I do have a limited number of machines available on the day.  Please advise on booking if you need a machine.

Refreshments: Unlimited tea, and coffee as well as home-made cake and biscuits provided during the session.  Lunch is not provided.

 

Mothers Day Special | Pillow Case Girl Dress Workshop | Sunday March 26th, 12pm | Sunderland | Tyne and Wear |

£ 40 

Would you like to sew, but just don’t know where to start?  Let me show you.

 Let me guide you, from the beginning, and build your confidence in this thrify craft.

During the session, you will learn the basics as well as leaving with a girls dress.

At the start we will re cap on how to wind on a bobbin, thread the sewing machine ready for use, use the foot peddle. You will learn how to sew in straight lines, change the stitches on the machine and turn corners. We will also cover seams. 

Learn how to lay out a simple pattern, pin and cut out fabric.  You will create a dress, to take away with you, as well as take away you own pattern for you to continue making a few more at home using the techniques you have learned

Cost: £40

Date: Sunday March 26th

Time: 12pm. Arrive early for a getting to know you chat with your fellow students, as session starts promptly at 1pm

Location: Our Home Studio in Houghton Le Spring, Address will be sent on confirmation of order

Materials required: 1 m of your favourite cotton or fine cord fabric. All notions are supplied.   I do have a limited number of machines available on the day.  Please advise on booking if you need a machine.

Refreshments: Unlimited tea, and coffee as well as home-made cake and biscuits provided during the session.  Lunch is not provided.

 

APRIL SEWING TASTER | Beginner sewing sessions | North East Sewing Lessons | Friday 7th of March, 10.00

£ 45 

Would you like to sew, but just don’t know where to start?  Let me show you.

Let me guide you, from the beginning, and build your confidence in this thrify craft.

During the session, you will learn the basics as well as leaving with a cushion Cover.

At the start we will re cap on how to wind on a bobbin, thread the sewing machine ready for use, use the foot peddle. You will learn how to sew in straight lines, change the stitches on the machine and turn corners. We will also cover seams. 

Learn how to lay out a simple pattern, pin and cut out fabric.  You will create a dress, to take away with you, as well as take away you own pattern for you to continue making a few more at home using the techniques you have learned

Cost: £45

Date: Friday 7th of April

Time: 10.00am. Arrive early for a getting to know you chat with your fellow students, as session starts promptly at 10.00

Location: Our Home Studio in Houghton Le Spring, Address will be sent on confirmation of order

Materials required: 1 m of your favourite cotton fabric. All notions are supplied.   I do have a limited number of machines available on the day.  Please advise on booking if you need a machine.

Refreshments: Unlimited tea, and coffee as well as home-made cake and biscuits provided during the session.  Lunch is not provided.

 

April Sewing Taster | Beginner sewing sessions | North East Sewing Classes | Saturday April 8th

£ 45 

Would you like to sew, but just don’t know where to start?  Let me show you.

Let me guide you, from the beginning, and build your confidence in this thrify craft.

During the session, you will learn the basics as well as leaving with a cushion Cover.

At the start we will re cap on how to wind on a bobbin, thread the sewing machine ready for use, use the foot peddle. You will learn how to sew in straight lines, change the stitches on the machine and turn corners. We will also cover seams. 

Learn how to lay out a simple pattern, pin and cut out fabric.  You will create a dress, to take away with you, as well as take away you own pattern for you to continue making a few more at home using the techniques you have learned

Cost: £45

Date: Saturday April 8th

Time: 10am. Arrive early for a getting to know you chat with your fellow students, as session starts promptly at 10am

Location: Our Home Studio in Houghton Le Spring, Address will be sent on confirmation of order

Materials required: 1 m of your favourite cotton fabric. All notions are supplied.   I do have a limited number of machines available on the day.  Please advise on booking if you need a machine.

Refreshments: Unlimited tea, and coffee.

 

So Sew Clever Craft School | GIFT VOUCHER £35 | Sunderland Sewing Bee | Sewing Themed Birthday Gift

£ 35.00 

This gift card is redeemable against a session of choice.

Not sure when your friend or familty can fit this in? A gift card is the perfect choice!


 

Sewing Bee | Bridal Garter Workshop | Tyne and Wear | TBA

£ 30 

Would you like to sew, but just don’t know where to start? wether you are a beginner, been away from the craft and want a refresher course, or would just like to gain some confidence in your skills.  Let me show you. 

Let me guide you, from the beginning, and build your confidence in this thrify craft.

During the session, you will learn the basics, gain confidence in using a sewing machine and leave the session with your first handmade item.

At the start we will re cap on how to wind on a bobbin, thread the sewing machine ready for use, use the foot peddle. You will learn how to sew in straight lines, change the stitches on the machine and turn corners, as well as inserting elastics and using lace.  There will also be elements of applique and hand sewing.

Cost: £30


Date: TBA

Time: 10am

Location: Our Home Studio in Houghton Le Spring, Address will be sent on confirmation of order

Materials required: 
Garter one 1m x 2-3 inch elasticated lace with a nice symmetrical pattern. 1 nice applique embellishment This will give plenty to work with. If you are working with your own measurements you could just measure where you want it to sit and buy that amount plus one inch seam allowance. Garter 2 1 metre of 1 1/2 inch ribbon. 1 metre of 1 inch lace. 1 metre of 3/4 inch elastic As with above, you can measure your leg and use that amount x 1.5 for the ribbon and lace. The elastic should be comfortable enough for you to wear and stay up. These measurements are for one garter of each.

Refreshments: Unlimited tea, and coffee as well as home-made cake and biscuits provided during the session.  Lunch is not provided.