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

Basic Overlocker Techniques

Tuesday 26th Feb 2019

Not sure how to use your Overlocker? If so this is the course for you!

Bring your Brother or Janome overlocker (including all accessories and manual) and you will begin with the basics, threading up and tension adjusting. Cutting widths and differential feed will be explained and samples of various stitches will be completed.

Rolled hems will also be covered.

This is a great course to learn all about your overlocker.

Note: Please note that your overlocker must be in working order. If for any reason there is a problem with your overlocker on the day, D C Nutt Sewing Machines will not be able to do on the spot repairs.

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£60.00 per person.
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Overlocker Stretch Knit Skirt Workshop

Friday 22nd Mar 2019

To attend this workshop you will need to be able to operate your overlocker competently.

Come and learn how to make this very easy to wear 'Lined Stretch Knit Skirt'. The skirt will be made from stretch jersey and lined with power net. Many ladies worry about wearing stretch knit skirts because they can cling in the wrong places, but you will be making a pattern to suit your body shape and the skirt will be lined with power net, which helps the skirt to just skim the body. You will use your overlocker to make up the skirt and attach the elastic. For the hem you will use a sewing machine with a twin needle to give a professional look to your skirt (sewing machines provided). At the end of the workshop you will have a lovely lined stretch knit skirt, a pattern for you to make as many skirts as you wish and these types of skirts are so comfortable to wear you will soon have your wardrobe full of them.

What you have to bring: Your overlocker and accessory kit, four reels of black thread and a good fitting straight skirt which you will take a pattern from. Please ensure that your overlocker is in working order! You will also need two reels of black sewing machine thread.

Note: Please note that your overlocker must be in working order. If for any reason there is a problem with your overlocker on the day, D C Nutt Sewing Machines will not be able to do on the spot repairs.

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£75.00 per person.
4 remaining spaces.

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