sewing teacher is crouching at the machine to thread the needle; The sewing student is next to her smiling.

Beginners Sewing Class

Our West Wales sewing studio is set up and ready to take you from sewing machine novice to confident beginner in just six hours!

Beginners Sewing Class

Date: Saturday 19th of November 2022
Location: West Wales, SA38 9BS

Time: 10am - 4pm
Price: £98

  • Camille is a professional dressmaker turned sewing instructor with a wealth of sewing experience that she’s just waiting to teach you

  • This beginner's sewing class will get you acquainted with how a sewing machine works and feel confident to take on projects in just one afternoon! Just see what our previous students have to say about the class.

  • At the end of the day, you will bring home a drawstring bag from this class - perfect for storing your sewing tools.

  • This class is suitable for complete beginner sewists, however, if you're not sure if this is the right sewing class for you please get in touch. If you can't make this one, maybe you can make the one we're running in October?

  • This is a sewing class for complete beginners, with little to no knowledge of how to use a sewing machine. Students are encouraged to bring their own sewing machines, if possible.

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What You'll Learn in the Beginners Sewing Class

  • How to thread a sewing machine

  • How to adjust tension, stitch length and width

  • How to use a basic pattern and cut fabric

  • How to hem, topstitch and do a basic finish

  • A dressmakers recommended sewing tools for beginners

In the morning you will learn how to use the sewing machine. We will take a thorough walk-through the threading process, discover how tension works, as well as troubleshooting broken needles and wonky bobbins. 

In the afternoon, you will tackle your first sewing project; a drawstring bag. The drawstring bag allows us cover some very versatile skills, including fabric cutting and pattern handling.

Spaces are limited to 6 participants per class to provide the ultimate learning experience


What previous students have to say...


"Having started as a complete beginner, Camille opened up a whole new dimension of creativity and fun. She brings such joy to her teaching and shares in your delight as your progress on your sewing journey."

— Deirdre


"Camille is my favourite kind of teacher - funny, kind and relaxed, knowledgeable and experienced but unassuming! It feels good at the end of class to have changed into 'someone who can now sew'!"

— Lowri


More Information


The Beginners Sewing Class is £98 for the full day. Payment plans are available here.

Please familiarise yourself with our Terms & Conditions before booking.


What's included

Teas and coffee on tap, fruits and snacks.

Access to my studio haberdashery.


What's not included

You will need to bring your own fabric for this sewing class. Alternatively, you can buy what you need from me on the day for £5.


Prefer a payment plan?

Would you prefer to spread the cost of the Beginners Sewing Class over multiple payments?
No problem, you can spread the cost over two months by clicking below. Any more, and you'll need to get in touch with me to arrange this.
GoCardless is a third party website I use to manage payment plans for my sewing classes.
Simply register your details when prompted after clicking below.

 Registering for a payment plan will automatically enrol you on the course, and so the same cancellation policy applies.

  • Become machine confident in one day in our Beginners Sewing Class

    Starts Nov 19

    98 British pounds