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Overlocker Workshop

5 March 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


If you have an overlocker and are not sure where to start with using it, then this is the perfect workshop for you. The overlocker is a fantastic machine that really can do so much, but best of all, it will give your sewn projects that professional finish. It’s a machine that is loved and feared all at the same time, but like anything in life, once you get to grips with it and all it’s settings, you will truly love it!

During the workshop, you will learn how to thread your overlocker, learn how to change the tension settings, change needles, etc so that you learn how to use the different stitches and settings.

The objective is to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to give you the confidence to work on many different sewing projects going forward on your overlocker.

We will break about half way through the session for refreshments, as sewing is thirsty work for mind and body therefore it’s only natural that there will be plenty of tea, coffee and cake to keep us going!

This workshop is made up of one, 4 hour session.

Learn the basics about your over locker machine and techniques:
Identify the parts of the overlocker
Thread and adjust the machine through its various settings.
Identify and sew different stitches and seams, creating your own samples and quick go to guide of the tension settings for future reference.

What do you need to bring:
Your overlocker, any overlocker tools that came with your machine, power cable and manual.
8 reels of thread (this is to facilitate learning how to change and rethread the overlocker).
Snipping scissors and tweezers.
Some people like to bring a magnifying glass to help to thread the needles.

Level: 1 – Beginner

Course Length: One, 4 hour session

Max in a class: 6

Price: £50

Email me to check availability and to book your place

I also carry a stock of fabrics and haberdashery should you wish to purchase on the day (card payment facility available). or you can also browse and buy fabrics at our online fabric shop.

Visit Watsons Fabrics


5 March 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm