Skill Level




Dates And Times

Day – Wednesday

Date – 15th & 22nd May

Time – 7-9pm

Venue – St Michael’s Community Centre St Michael’s Road Hitchin SG4 0QA

Course Description

The range of presser feet available for your machine is increasingly wide ranging. Would you like to know what all the feet that came with your machine do, or try out some new ones before you invest? Join us on this workshop to have a closer look at machine presser feet. We will explore each foot making samples for your stitch bible as you go! 

What skills will I learn?

We will explore the following machine feet

  • Applique foot
  • Blind hem foot
  • Button sewing foot
  • Binder foot
  • Automatic buttonhole foot
  • Even feed foot
  • Edgestitch foot
  • Gathering foot
  • Invisible zip foot
  • Overedge foot
  • Pintuck foot
  • Piping foot
  • Quarter Inch foot
  • Rolled hem foot
  • Straight stitch foot
  • Stitch in the ditch foot
  • Teflon foot
  • Zig Zag foot
  • Zipper foot

What’s included in the price of the course?

  •  Course workbook
  • All fabric samples needed for practice samples
  • Membership of course Whatsapp group
  • Membership of Social Society WhatsApp group

What do I need to bring?

You will need to bring the following 

  • Sewing machine threaded and fitted with a new universal 80 needle.
  • Spare thread and pre wound bobbins
  • All your sewing machine accessories including all your presser feet and manual
  • Extension cable
  • Your own haberdashery tool kit
  • Pen/pencil
  • Water bottle

Skill level – Improver

This course is suitable for those who would like to improve their garment finishing techniques. You must be able to competently use your sewing machine and have made a few simple garments

What Else Do I Need To Know

  • You will receive a confirmation email upon booking please ensure you have given us your telephone number.
  • You will be added to a course WhatsApp group 1 week before the start of the course so you can gather your supplies.
  • Our classes are non-refundable so please make sure you’ve checked your diary carefully before booking
  • Please read our FAQs and T’s & C’s before booking.
  • Should you need to contact us before your course please email [email protected]
  • If you would like accomodation recommendations please contact us at the email address above. If you are coming by train we can organise a lift from the train station.

Our sewing classes are relaxed and friendly. Class sizes are kept small to ensure everyone gets the time and attention they need. This does mean that booking is essential. The course will only run if there are sufficient numbers. Please read booking Term and conditions before you commit as places cannot be refunded. 

1 review for Sewing Machine Feet
  1. Alison Barrett (verified owner)

    If like me, you have often wondered what all of those unused sewing machine feet that came with your machine are really for then this is the course for you. Kaye organised the day brilliantly; we received clear instructions, tried out lots of different machine feet and found out what all those buttons on your machine actually do. We discovered that those boxes of sewing machine accessories are in fact very useful! This was one of the best workshops I have completed. You finish the day feeling inspired to try out different techniques when making your next garment and wishing you had done this course sooner!

    • Kaye McGown

      Thanks so much Alison, really happy you enjoyed your day 🙂

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