Get Confident with Zips - Class / Workshop - Tuesday 26th April


Get Confident with Zips  - Class / Workshop - Tuesday 26th April

Get Confident with Zips - Class / Workshop - Tuesday 26th April


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Join Angie from the Geeky Seamstress to get confident with a range of zip types. 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.

Learn about the types of zips available and the difference uses and practice sewing of lots zips types. You'll learn to sew open and closed end zips; zips for pockets, fly zips and also unpicking and starting again. It's all about practice when it comes to sewing zips. You'll get all the materials needed for the workshop, you just need to bring yourself, your machine and accessories such as different feet, screwdriver, and your machine manual (and glasses should you need them).

When – Tuesday 5th April

Time - 6 til 8 pm

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

Who is this workshop for?

· Anyone know wants to get more confident putting zips in and developing their knowledge on when to use each type and the benefits of each.

· No previous experience or knowledge required.

· Suitable for beginners and above

· Please bring your machine and manual and different machine feet if you have them as some zips prefer different feet to put them in with

What will be covered in the 2 hours?

· You will have a go at 5 different types and walk away with samples to refer back on

· The different kinds of machine feet that can be used for zip insertion and how to use them to your advantage

· Troubleshooting and how to understand how to improve your zip insertion

· Being confident at unpicking something and trying again

· Q and A


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? - 1 universal top load bobbin, 1x 100m thread, 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 sewing machine and power cable, 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

 T & Cs

 Should you need to cancel (including if you have Covid)

  • Full refund if more than 10 days notice given.
  • 50% refund if more than 7 days notice given (if place is filled then full refund)
  • If less than 48 hours no refund given (if place is filled then full refund)

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