Decorate your home for the holidays with machine washable banners!
Learn the basics of operating a sewing machine in this 3 hour introductory workshop. Leave the workshop having sewn a gorgeous strand of bunting (banners) for your home and the know-how to make more!
Whether you’ve never touched a sewing machine before or need a refresher after a long break, this workshop can help get you going!
Please read our Covid-19 Safety Measures before booking.
In this workshop you will learn:
- Basic sewing vocabulary
- Helpful tools you’ll need to sew at home
- Sewing machine parts and functions
- How to wind a bobbin and thread the machine
- How to sew in a straight line and pivot around corners
- How to sew in reverse
- How to use bias binding
- You’ll make a strand of bunting with 8-10 flags
Skill requirements: No previous sewing experience required.
Material requirements: You will need 2 x 1/2 meter cuts of cotton (or 4 fat quarters) and one package of bias tape (aka bias binding). We offer a 20% discount to our students!
Equipment requirements: Please note that we provide a sewing machine for you to use in the studio, but you are more than welcome to bring your machine from home. If you’d like to bring your home machine, please remember to bring the manual (and foot pedal/power cord) and arrive 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time.
Group size: We like to keep our workshops cozy and fun, so attendance is limited to 4 guests.