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Wed, 10 Jan


Canons House

Sewing Machine 101 for Beginners (Morning Workshop)

Build your green skills in 2024 and start your very first steps towards sewing machine mastery, with our introduction to sewing machines for absolute beginners at the Preloved Studio.

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Sewing Machine 101 for Beginners (Morning Workshop)
Sewing Machine 101 for Beginners (Morning Workshop)

Time & Location

10 Jan 2024, 10:00 – 12:30

Canons House, 19 Madeira Rd, Mitcham CR4 4HD, UK


About the event

Join us at the Preloved Studio for our introduction to the sewing machine to reduce textiles waste! 

You’ll be learning sewing machine skills including:

· how digital sewing machines work

· how to fill the bobbin

· how to thread the machine

· how to sew straight lines, corners and curves.

Workshop skill level: Beginner (no previous experience needed.)

Meet your workshop facilitator: Fiona Graham

Fiona has many years’ experience in the clothing and home textiles industry and has a lifelong love of sewing and making things. She worked in manufacturing, and in product development for major high street retailers. She has a wide knowledge of all garment types and sewing techniques to share!

Important Information for Workshop Attendees:

This event is for adults only (18+). Sadly, we do not have the facilities to accommodate children during the sessions.

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners on a sewing machine.

Sewing tools and equipment are provided by the Preloved Studio during the sessions.

All (preloved) materials will be provided.

To get to the Preloved Studio, head to Canons House and ring the buzzer at the main entrance. There is free parking at Canons House grounds.

Thank you to The Little A.R.K for organising this Workshop.

The Preloved Studio is made possible with the support of the Canons House and Grounds and Merton Council.

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