Make Friends With Your Overlocker – sewing course


Make Friends With Your Overlocker – sewing course

Franklins Ipswich, Ipswich

Dates & Times

Monday 16 Sep 2024

10:00 - 15:00

Tuesday 01 Oct 2024

10:00 - 15:00

Thursday 05 Dec 2024

10:00 - 15:00

Book at event link £65-86

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Information - Make Friends With Your Overlocker – sewing course

If you have recently purchased an overlocker, are thinking of buying one, or have had once for a while but wanted to gain some confidence before you start using it, then this class is perfect for you. Using our classroom model Juki MO-654DE overlockers we will de-mystify the overlocker, teaching you:

  • How to thread the overlocker
  • Tensions and how to balance them explained
  • Stitch length
  • Stitch width
  • Differential Feed
  • Sewing with stretchy fabrics
  • How to begin and end your overlocked stitching
  • Sewing corners and curves
  • Gathering with your overlocker
  • Adding elastic into your seam with the Elasticator Foot
  • Blind Hem with the Blind Stitch Foot
  • Adding cording with the Cording Foot
  • Narrow Rolled Hem
  • Unpicking an overlocked seam

By the end of the class you will feel confident to continue using your overlocker at home, adding a professional finish to your handmade items.

You will not need to bring your own machine to this class, unless you have an air threader, as we have classroom models available for everyone to use. Everyone uses the same machine, and you will be paired up with another class member to learn together in pairs.

Supplied: Machines, Threads, Fabrics, Tea and Coffee.

Required: Your Overlocker manual, Lunch, (Air Threading Machine if owned)

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