- Time: 2 – 4 pm
- Ref: GTBFYO1 – 9, 16, 23 September 2021
- Ref: GTBFYO2 – 7, 11, 18 October 2021
- Ref: GTBFYO3 – 4, 11, 18 November 2021
- Ref: GTBFYO4 – 2, 9, 16 December 2021
This is a 3-session workshop, inspired by the success of our previous Overlocker and Learn To Sew classes.
You will learn how to use your overlocker to its fullest capabilities (depending on the machine’s attributes). We aim to also get you started on a project.
There are 4 session dates to choose from – see above. The Frank Reynolds Community Centre Dorchester Road Weymouth DT3 5BY
Each week, you will need to bring your overlocker machine and sewing kit, etc and a selection of threads. Full information and kit list is given when your booking is confirmed. Class includes personalised tuition, course notes and refreshments.
This is a popular class. There are limited places so book soon to reserve your place. BACS payment (only).
Subject to Government Covid Restrictions.
£75 pp for the 3 sessions.
Places limited. Terms & Conditions apply
If you would like to book please contact Bobs for a booking form at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 07827745436
For each of these sessions you will need to bring:
Overlocker, with manual and leads, in good working order, a long needle threader, long overlocker tweezers, threads, a selection of light, medium and heavyweight fabrics eg chiffon, satin, stretch, fleece, threads for overlocker, scissors, sewing kit, notebook and pen.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Week 1: Threading, tension adjustment, the differential feed, stitch width and length, you will need 4 different coloured threads /cones.
Week 2: Unpicking (quick tips), securing ends of chains, rolled hem, use of stitch finger, 3 & 4 threads stitches, flatlock seams, inside and outside corners, circles, attaching a cuff. Discuss your project for Week 3, bring your pattern.
Week 3: Using your pre-cut fabric, you will make something to wear – eg a scarf, simple top, overlocker cover, Christmas bauble, stocking or similar.