Become Best Friends with your Overlocker - Class / Workshop - Wednesday 31st August

£38.00

Become Best Friends with your Overlocker - Class / Workshop - Wednesday 31st August

Become Best Friends with your Overlocker - Class / Workshop - Wednesday 31st August

£38.00

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Have you got an overlocker and want to get confident in using it in all your sewing projects? Then this is the workshop for you!

Join Angie from the Geeky Seamstress to become friends with your overlocker and use it to its full potential. Angie started The Geeky Seamstress in 2020 while being furloughed from her full time job and together we help the customers of Royal Wootton Bassett with alterations and other sewing needs.

You will be spending 2 hours focusing on understanding how your overlocker works, we will also have a go at re-threading and changing threads, moving the blade, rolled hems, changing needles and basic cleaning. We will have a go finishing seams on a few different fabrics too but most importantly practicing how to sew with it. 

When – Wednesday 31st August 

Time - 6 til 8 pm

Where - Cloth of Gold, 126 High Street, SN4 7AU

Who is this workshop for?

· Anyone with a overlocker or wants to buy a overlocker that doesn’t feel confident using one.

· No previous experience or knowledge required.

· Suitable for absolute beginners.

· Please note I am most experienced with Janome machines. 

· Please bring your machine and manual and your overlocker tweezers

What will be covered in the 2 hours?

· You will be taught how to re-thread your overlocker

· Gain an understanding of how to use an overlocker and get the most out of it

· Practising and experimenting with different kinds of fabric

· How to do rolled hems, move the blade and basic cleaning

· Troubleshooting and how to stay friends with your machine 

· Q and A

FAQs

Will I need to own a machine? - No we have ones available to use but as each model is different we would rather you bring your own to get the best lesson possible

Parking? - after 6pm there is no time limit on the side of the road so parking will be free 

What is supplied? – 4 different coloured 1000m threads, enough fabric to complete the exercises, plus worksheets to scribble down helpful notes.

What is available to be borrowed during the class? - we have a basic sewing kit that each person can use each session so that there is no waiting or sharing 

What do I need to bring? Your overlocker and power cable, overlocker tweezers, bits and bobs box or toolbox/bag that came with your machine, pen and notebook, all your questions and a charged phone / camera device

Lastly to Note

· Please arrive before 6pm if possible so we can make full use of the time we have

· Workshop size is 4 people

· Tea making and water facilities are available

· Cloth of Gold is wheelchair accessible by a ramp


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