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    Explore Your Sewing Machine - Taster

    DateTuesday, 20 February, 10:00am

    LocationWaltham Cross - St Joseph's Church

    PriceTickets from £5

    About this event

    Course Code: 24477

    What is this workshop about?

    This taster workshop will familiarise you with the basic anatomy of your sewing machine, to better understand how each function works.  You will also practice your sewing skills by making a draw string bag that can be adapted and used in a number of ways.

    Who is this workshop for?

    This workshop is aimed at people who have little or no knowledge of how to use their own sewing machine and how to sew using a machine. It can also serve as a refresher for those who used to sew.  

    Entry Requirements to do this workshop:

    A basic level of conversational and written English. Reasonable motor skills, as you will need to be able to manipulate fabric and tools. Plus, you will need a working sewing machine and basic tools and materials.

    How you will be assessed?

    Through questions and answers, completion of a learner reflection form and a sample of your work completed during the session.

    After this workshop you might like to… try our longer Beginners Sewing Course, Sewing for Intermediates, Handmade Fabric Flowers or Jewellery Making for Beginners.

    What learners need to bring/supply

    All learners are required to bring their own sewing machine to the workshop. We have a small selection of fabric for learners to choose from, plus a range of tools that can be used during the session. We cannot supply any sewing machines for this course.

    What happens after I book this workshop?

    There are two steps to complete before studying with us and booking on here is the first step. Your next step will be to enrol on your chosen course following the instructions attached to your order confirmation email.

    NOTE: This workshop is for Hertfordshire Residents Only - *With the exception of the registration fee, this course is fully funded by The Education & Skills Funding Agency for adults who meet a set criteria - please see further details under the 'Further Information' heading.


    Waltham Cross - St Joseph's Church

    Eleanor Road Waltham Cross EN8 7DW

    Waltham Cross

    EN8 7DW


    There is lots of parking on site and those using the community centre have priority to using this.

    Venue Information

    St Joseph’s Parish Centre, Eleanor Road, Waltham Cross EN8 7DW.

    Further information

    *Except for the registration fee, this workshop is fully funded by The Education & Skills Funding Agency for adults who meet the following criteria:

    • A Hertfordshire Resident
    • Aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2023
    • UK National and lived in the UK for the last 3 years or EEA National with settled/pre-settled status and lived in the UK/EEA for the last 3 years

    There are some exceptions to this, for example the Homes for Ukraine scheme. If you do not meet the above criteria, please contact us on 01992 556194 or email

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