Sewing for Beginners

This is the perfect place for total beginners to start their sewing journey. Throughout the course we will introduce you to the sewing techniques you need to start making clothes and then build up your confidence to use one of our sewing patterns.


Hastings (Station Plaza)

Course Type



Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee
18137-01 28/09/23 04/01/24 Thursday 18:00 20:30 £145
18137-02 18/01/24 28/03/24 Thursday 18:00 20:30 £145
18137-03 18/04/24 27/06/24 Thursday 18:00 20:30 £145

What will I study?

During this course, the tutor will start you with a series of projects which will help you learn the basics, from setting up a sewing machine to putting in zips and buttonholes.

This class will cover techniques including:

Marking & Cutting Fabric, Hemming, Understanding of commercial patterns, Different ways of finishing seams, zips & Techniques for garment construction, Inserting Zips, Buttonholes, Pattern lay plans & straight of grain.

What can I do after completing this course?

Once you have completed this course, you might like to try our Sew Sewcial class, led by the same tutor.

Are there any extra costs?

There are some extra costs with this course, as you will need to buy materials.

Additional Info

Melodie is a Womenswear and Knitwear graduate from Kingston University and Hong Kong Polytechnic. She currently runs her own sustainable, made-to-order clothing business.