Beginners Guide To Sewing
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Beginners Guide To Sewing

Learning How To Use Your Sewing Machine
4.5 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
291 students enrolled
Created by Helen Barrass
Last updated 5/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know the sewing machine in's and out's
  • Thread a sewing machine
  • Wind a bobbin
  • Use an array of basic stitches
  • Different elements of the sewing machine and common terminology
  • Top useful tips for beginners
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Requirements
  • You should own or have access to a sewing machine
  • you should have a basic sewing kit
Description

In this course we will explore the sewing machine, we will look at what all the different features are and how to operate them. We will look into the care of your sewing machine and how to clean it. We will review what is needed for a basic sewing kit and why not to get carried away with gadgets and extras. We will also learn how to wind a bobbin and how to thread a sewing machine. You will also look at different stitches available and practicing the basic stitches. I will talk through different terminology for the elements of the sewing machine and give you some top tips as a beginner.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn to sew
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Curriculum For This Course
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The Basics
5 Lectures 17:28

This is an introduction into sewing, back ground of my skills as an instructor and what we will learn in this course.

Preview 04:29

This is a brief list of equipment required to get you started on your sewing journey.

Preview 01:25

In this section we will be learning the basic parts and elements of our sewing machine, what they each do and why they are important. We will be looking at how to clean these and care for them.

Preview 04:25

In this section we will cover how to thread up a sewing machine, wind a bobbin and prepare our sewing machine for sewing. This can vary from machine to machine but generally all use the same method.

Threading Your Sewing Machine
04:17

Within this section we will go over an array of basic stitches and practice each one. We will also go into how each stitch may vary from machine to machine. 

Getting To Know The Basic Stitches
02:52
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Helpful Tips and Tricks
2 Lectures 14:11

Within this lecture you will learn different terms often used in articles, patterns, courses and so on. These terms are just some of the more useful words you will find handy when out shopping or reading up on sewing blogs. 

Learning Sewing Terminology
05:59

This lecture will give you a small insight to different ways to save money, save time and mistakes. As a beginner you will make mistakes but everyone has in the beginning. These helpful tips will keep you from giving up and go on to help you succeed. 

Top Useful Tips For Beginners
08:12
About the Instructor
Helen Barrass
4.5 Average rating
4 Reviews
291 Students
1 Course
Craft and Sewing Blogger

Hello, My name is Helen Barrass and I am a craft and sewing blogger from England. I have a degree is Historical and Performance Costume For Stage and Screen and have been self employed for the last 2 years. I am currently living with my partner in the UK but are soon to be jetting off to explore the world. 

I am passionate about helping other people achieve their potential and learn new skills. I really hope my course can help you get that one step closer to achieving your goal. I have learnt many new skills by taking courses, watching videos and even self taught. I would love to pass these skills of what I have learnt and what not to do onto you.

I am going to be creating more courses to help build skills along the way. If there is anything in particular you would like to learn about or know please let me know. Thank you for joining me on this journey.