Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Welcome to the SewBegin online course

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Module 1 - Your tool kit

    • Module 1 - What you will learn

    • Your tool kit - Scissors

    • Your tool kit - Pins and needles

    • Your tool kit - Measuring and miscellaneous

    • Your tool kit - Items you do not need in the beginning

    • Shopping list

    • Test your learning

  • 3

    Module 1 - Master your machine

    • Machine set up and settings

    • Winding your bobbin

    • Threading your machine

    • Machine tips and practise

    • Test your learning

  • 4

    Module 2 - Fabric facts

    • Module 2 intro

    • Module 2 Picking your fabric

    • Module 2 Fabric Grain, selvedge and bias

    • Module 2 the right and wrong side of fabric

    • Test your learning

  • 5

    Module 2 - Seam work

    • Pinning and cutting

    • Sewing a hem

    • Seam allowance

    • Finishing a seam

    • Sewing terminology

    • Sewing terminology download

  • 6

    Module 3 - Projects

    • Project 1 - Personalised zipper cushion

    • Project 2 - Adjusting the length of your jeans

  • 7

    Module 3 - The Teddy Bear

    • Reading your pattern

    • Part 1

    • Part 2

  • 8

    Next steps

    • Congratulations!

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...