Beginner Evening

Beginners Evening Session dates

(sessions are 5 weeks from date below)
  • Beginners Evening Classes will return in January!

What to expect...

Our Evening Sessions are from 7pm to 9pm

With all the same content as our Beginners Sewing Day Session... and more! You will learn everything you need to start sewing. We start the first session with how to thread your sewing machine and make a cute drawstring bag.

Each week you will learn more to get you started in the world of sewing. Curves, seam finishes, bias binding, which will all result in making a gorgeous tote bag with a patch pocket.

You leave the session at the end of the 5 weeks with a beautiful handmade bag, drawstring bag and a zipped lined purse, along with the confidence to start on your own project

We also offer this class as a one day session

You will Learn...

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  • The Very Beginning
  • Introduction to the sewing basics. Your machine, threading, stitches etc. We make a cute drawstring bag to get used to your sewing machine. How to press and the importance of pressing. Which type of needle to use in your machine and why.

  • Sewing Curves
  • Learn how to sew curves to get a professional finish. Internal & external curves. Clipping and notching curves, how and why. How to turn and press a curve.

  • Fabric Purchasing tips
  • Get to know different fabrics, how they feel, what they look like, when to use them and how to use them.

  • Seam Finishes
  • Make your garment look neat and tidy with professional seam finishes. French Seam, ZigZag Seam and a Flat Fell Seam.

  • Bias
  • What is a bias? Why use Bias. Learn a bias finish for neck holes and arm holes to give a professional finish.

  • Covered Buttons
  • Learn to cover your own buttons and the million uses they are great for.

  • Applique
  • How to use your sewing machine to add decorative applique

  • Zipped Lined Purse
  • Get used to stitching a simple zip, top stitching when making a beautiful purse.

Back to All Evening Sessions

The Course is £60 for 5 weeks (7pm - 9pm). Paypal is our preferred method of payment. We also accept cheques, please send to

44 Newbury Rd Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 5EX

For "in detail" information see our Terms and Conditions or for more info just use our Contact page

By purchasing a Sewing Session you are agreeing to our Cancellation Policy above. Once payment is received you will get a confirmation via email from The Sewing Sessions within 7 working days. If you wish to borrow a sewing machine please let us know so we can pop your name on one!