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8 week course, every Saturday 6th July – 24th August | 10am – 12:30pm at Bó Studios, Jocelyn Street, Dundalk.
Price €165 (plus €1.50 booking fee per person)
Workshop duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Spaces very limited!
With Blathnaid McClean & Elizabeth Omowumi, of Djk creations. https://djk-creations.com/

Teen class: from 13 -17 years old.

This is for beginner sewers, those who don’t know anything about sewing, those who haven’t touched a sewing machine in a long time, or those who haven’t been able to finish a whole project before and would like some solid guidance from two tutors.

Outline

8 week beginner course in sewing.

In this course you will be taught…

  • How to use a domestic sewing machine
  • How to create small starter projects, to develop your skills, and gain confidence.
  • How to choose material for your final project.
  • Learn how to do some simple print designs onto your material before and/or after sewing, (Lino print designs are set before workshop, but can be used in your own way to make your unique design).
  • How to cut out fabric using a flat pattern.
  • For the final project you will be able to choose from a range of options.

What you will need:

  • Bring a sketch pad/refil pad/notebook, something that you can use to plan your final project.
  • You won’t need any material until week 2-3, we will guide you as to what material you should buy. Practice material for the first 3 weeks is provided.
  • Patience!

 

What is provided:

  • Domestic sewing machines, there is no need to have your own, but if you do have one lying around the house that you’d like to learn how to use, you can of course bring it along.
  • Practice materials for the first 3 weeks.
  • Essential small materials and tools such as; thread, chalk, scissors etc.
  • Flat patterns for cutting out the fabric.
  • All materials for printing on the fabric.

 

Aims

  • Learn how to use a domestic sewing machine.
  • Work through some starter projects, these will teach some valuable skills.
  • Learn about materials and what you will need to buy for your final project.
  • Lino print your material with patterns before/after sewing.
  • Learn how to cut material using a flat pattern.
  • Choose, and sew the final project.

 

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