Introduction to Machine Sewing

For complete Beginners or those who have not used a Sewing Machine in a while and wish to refresh themselves.


Grace Carter-Allen

Dates and Times

30 October – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
(This course is full. Please email if you would like to be kept informed of future courses)

Tuition Fee

Individual sessions £40

Introduction and Course Content

During this 4 hour session:
Students will learn how to thread the machine.
Learn how to use the machine and its functions and complete four different seams:

Plain seam
French seam
Flat-fell seam
Lapped seam

Make a simple item such as a cushion cover or fabric tote bag.

Entry Requirements

All levels. This course is for adult learners (18+) with no knowledge of sewing as well as for learners who have previous experience.


All Sewn Up, Unit 1, The Coop Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG.
Tel:  020 7840 0216

Number of Students

7 maximum


Tutor feedback
Learner self-assessment


You will have the use of all equipment in the workroom including: large tables, sewing machines, over-lockers, irons & metal rulers.


Things needed on the day to bring along:

Fabric scissors
Tape measure
Stitch unpicker
Tailors chalk or marker
Hand sewing needles.

How to Apply

Enrol in person, by post or email
Enrolment form available online or on request (by phone or email).