Overlocker & Cover Stitch Classes

Overlockers are great to have as part of your sewing room, they enable you to complete your garments with a professional finish. The Basic Overlocker Course is all about gaining an understanding of how the machine works, how to thread and when to amend your tensions. An overlocker also makes sewing with stretch fabric so much easier! So come and learn how to achieve the most from your overlocker.

Cover stitch machines take sewing with knits up to a different level. You will get professional looking hems and the benefit of stretchability and finishing the raw edge of your hem in one go.

Available Classes

Jersey Top Workshop

Friday 24th May 2019

If you have an overlocker and you are a competent beginner (you can thread your overlocker), book your place on this course to learn how to work with slinky knit fabric. During the workshop you will be making View B (see pattern).

What you will learn:

  • How to control slippery knit fabric
  • How to take your measurements and select the correct pattern size 
  • How to cut out a A symmetrical pattern using two different fabrics
  • How to cut out using a rotary cutter and use fabric weights
  • How to thread and sew with a twin needle.
  • How to construct a garment using your overlocker

What is included in the Price:

  • Sewing pattern which is yours to take home
  • 2.3 metres of fabric

What you need to bring

  • Overlocker threaded with four reels of black thread
  • One black reel of ordinary sewing thread
  • Rotary cutter if you prefer to use your own
  • Fabric weights if you have some
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£79.00 per person.
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