Overlocker Master Class - Saturday 18th January 2020
By Fabric HQ
When: Saturday 18th January, 10.00am - 4.00pm
Where: Fabric HQ, Layby Farm, Old Risborough Road, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5XJ.
Grade: Overlockers for Beginners
Do you own an overlocker? Are you petrified of using it? Do you want to build your confidence?
This workshop is for absolute beginners or those who have done some overlocking but are not yet fully confident with threading, adjusting tension and use. In the morning you will learn the techniques and then in the afternoon you will put into practice everything you have learnt by making a very simple jersey top.
To book this workshop you must own your own 4 thread over locker and upon booking please send the make and model details to Fabric HQ via email - firstname.lastname@example.org along with your bust and hip size for the top you will be making.
You will learn how to:
- Thread and re-thread
- Adjust tension
- Clean your machine
- Replace needles
- Adjust stitch length and width
- Adjust the blade position and turn off the blade (if you have this function)
- Overlock woven fabrics
- Sew curves
- Tie off the chain stitches
- How to make a simple Jersey top
What to bring:
- Your overlocker
- Machine manual, pedal and accessories (including the toolkit with tweezers, screwdrivers/allen keys).
- 1x metre of jersey fabric to make your top - please pre-wash prior to class.
- 4 x 1000m thread cones – most machines come with white, which is fine.
- Your normal sewing notions such as pins, scissors etc.
- Jersey Needles (Ball point)
- Coloured thread to practice threading and re-threading.
- Scrap fabric to practice
- Workshop notes
- Your tuition
There will also be a range of haberdashery supplies for you to use in the workshop.
You should receive a pre-read a least 10 days prior to the workshop date so please do contact email@example.com if you do not received this email - please do check your junk folder in case it's made it's way there first.
Once you have signed up to the class you will receive a single use 10% off fabric discount code to be used at www.fabrichq.co.uk or in our shop. If you wish for us to email your discount code before the class so that it can be used online, please drop us an email. Please note this 10% class discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount offer.
If you have booked this workshop for someone else please let us know his or her name, email address and contact number so we can send on the workshop information prior to class. If you'd rather we didn't contact them because it was booked as a gift then please add this along with their details to the notes section.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 01296 615212 for more details.
Before booking please read our revised cancellation policy here terms and conditions. Please note that there are no refunds for class bookings.
If this workshop is fully booked or you are unable to make this date please email email@example.com and we will add you to our waiting list for new up and coming classes.