Karelia House Sewing Retreat June 2018

Karelia House Sewing Retreat June 2018

£ 695.00
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Course Description

Sewing Retreat

Wednesday, June 27th - Friday, June 29th 2018


Over the course of the three days and with the expert help of our sewing instructor, Tracy Shepherd, you will finish a completely unique garment, tailored perfectly to you.

Unsing the latest Brother sewing machines you will have the opportunity to embrioder, embellish and create your perfect garment.  To give your garment a beautiful, professional finish, you will have access to the Brother overlocker and coverstitch machines.

Tracy will share her best tips, shortcuts and patten hacks through-out the retreat.  You will go away with the confidence, skills and knowledge to create these garments again and again.


You Will Learn

How to use a pattern and cut it out accurately

How to cut fabric on the straight grain following the guideline of the fabric and the sleveage

What seam to use for a specific fabric

How to snip corners and press out seams

Topstitching, which stitch size and thread to use

How to sew in buttonholes and sew on buttons

How to attach sleeve and neck bindings


Skill Level

This retreat is suitable for beginners, anyone looking to rekindle their love of sewing or gain more experience using jersey fabrics and overlocker and coverstitch machines.

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For more information please call 01887 822027 or email info@kareliahouse.co.uk



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