Overlocker

Learn to sew with stretch and make a top

One Day Course

Date : Sunday 16th February

Time : 10.30am - 5.30pm

Price : £99.00

 

The ultimate one day beginners guide to overlocker sewing class, perfect for those who own or are thinking of buying one of these nifty machines. 

Complicated to thread and bewildering to look at - we take you through the machine step by step,with easy to understand terms and explanations. 

Not only will you use the overlocker in class, you will also make a beautiful top to take home and wear. 

 

Join us as we take the fear out of one of our favourite machines! 

The first part of the class will focus on getting to grips with your overlocker and during the second part you’ll sew on it with a with stretch fabric. 

 

You will make a top in class in the afternoon, your choice of style as everyone is different! Choose something easy to start with, as this is very different to sewing on a lockstitch machine!

You will learn: 

  • Threading and rethreading the overlocker
     

  • Understanding the different parts of the overlocker and what they do
     

  • Finishing seams
     

  • Sewing with the overlocker - how to get to grips with a needle & blade without damaging your fabric
     

  • You will cut and make a gorgeous top too - yours to take home and wear. Please contact us before class to check the sewing pattern you plan to buy, is suitable for the skill set of this class.

What is an overlocker used for?

The overlocker is loved by fashion designers and the fashion industry - it sews stretch garments perfectly. It also adds that professional finish to garments, so they look like they are store bought - this machine is a must for every sewer who wants top quality results.

What is included in the price?

This course is suitable for  beginner, improver or advanced dressmakers.  Sewing skills are needed, this class is not suitable for an absolute beginner sewer who does not know how to use a standard sewing machine.

What you will need to bring with you

Your fabric, the amount needed will be on your sewing pattern: light to medium weight jersey/knit fabric (We will discuss fabrics when you call  about your sewing pattern possibilities)

Matching thread: 4 spools / cones

A notebook, pen and mobile phone for recording tricky techniques.

Skill level required to join class

This course is suitable for  beginner, improver or advanced dressmakers.  Sewing skills are needed, this class is not suitable for an absolute beginner sewer who does not know how to use a standard sewing machine.

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