6 week Sewing class project for Kids and Teens Age 9-15

This class is designed for  kids and teens age 9-15. It will run over 6 weeks after school. We will be doing a project over the sessions and teaching the kids and teens  sewing machine skills, some pattern making and some hand sewing.

They will complete a project from start to finish with our supervision. This could be a tote bag, a skirt, a pair of shorts or upcycling a pair of jeans or other garment.

We aim to inspire and teach your Children and Teenagers! It will be a fun interactive course leaving them confident to start making their own projects at home!


This workshop covers:

  • Machine safety
  • Learn the different functions of the sewing machine
  • Threading the machine
  • Winding a bobbin
  • Tension
  • Changing a needle, needle position, needle size
  • Mastering sewing machine speed control
  • Sewing straight lines, curves and corners
  • Sewing seams (understanding seam allowance)
  • Finishing seams and reverse stitching
  • Using a seam ripper
  • How to use the overlocking (serging) stitch on a sewing machine
  • Top-stitching


Skills needed: This class is designed for beginners and intermediates


Materials: All materials and machines will be provided in the workshop.

Teenagers are welcome to bring their own fabric or garment to upcycle if they wish.

Course Details

Course Date 17-Sep 4:30 pm
Course End Date 22-Oct 5:30 pm
Spaces Remaining 8
Individual Price £160.00
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