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A perfect taster session to dip your toe into the sewing world:

Learn how to set up, thread and use a sewing machine from scratch, then put your new talents to use by making a handy shopping tote bag.

What you will learn: Threading the machine, Winding a bobbin, Functions of the machine, Changing a needle, Sewing seams, Sewing straight lines, curves and corners, Finishing seams and reverse stitching.

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What you need

Equipment: All fabric and machines are provided, although if you would like to bring your own sewing machine to learn on, or your own fabric, you are welcome to.

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Anytime Booking

This is an Anytime experience, meaning the host can run the experience to fit your schedule!

You need to be a group of minimum 3

Available on Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Between 10:00 and 20:00

SW10, Kensington and Chelsea (address might differ to one shown in the map below)

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Cancellation Policy

You may cancel this booking up to 5 days and 0 hours in advance.

Did you know?

There is an Old Icelandic tale which claims the Yule Cat will eat you if you arent lucky enough to receive new clothes on Christmas Day.

Find your way there

75-81 Burnaby Street, London, UK

Ratings & Reviews

5 ( 2)

Learn To Sew: Tote Bag

Excellent place to learn new skills, even if its the first time you are using a machine. They will melt your fears away.

Been on 1 EmptyChair workshop(s)

Learn To Sew: Tote Bag

Had such a lovely session! Thankyou! Hopefully will be back to learn more soon.

Been on 1 EmptyChair workshop(s)

The Host

Arianna Cadwallader, workshop seamstress from Channel 4's 'This Old Thing' and author of 'Sewing your perfect capsule wardrobe', is the creator of Saturday Sewing Session offering beginners and intermediate sewing classes in alterations, dressmaking and a range of other inspiring classes, all held by trained experts in their field.

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