Feb 15 2020


12:00 - 15:00


£72 / £54

SOLD OUT Sewing Machine Skills, Two-Day Workshop – Saturday 15th & 22nd February 2020

This is a two day workshop running from 12:00 – 3:00pm on Saturday 15th and 22nd February 2020. When booking please ensure you are available to attend both days.

This Sewing Machine Skills workshop is designed to teach you valuable skills and give you an extensive understanding of the different techniques available on modern machines.

The first part of this 2-part workshop will introduce you to a sewing machine and its various parts, going over what each of these do, and how it all works.  We will show you how to thread your machine, how to fill your bobbin, change a needle, and there will be time for sewing practice and an opportunity to make a simple item with basic seams.

Following on from day one, we will build on your knowledge from the first class, looking at the different types of seams and finishing techniques, including how to insert a zip, make buttonholes and how to maintain your sewing machine and prevent costly service charges. There will also be an opportunity to make a simple item to take home with you using your new found skills!

This course is suitable for both complete beginners and for those with experience who’d like a refresher course or who are using a new, unfamiliar machine.

If you own a sewing machine then you are welcome to bring this along and work with this during the workshop, but we ask that you let us know prior to the workshop so that we can prepare for this. Otherwise we provide all sewing machines, equipment, tools, and materials.



Concessionary Discount Information 

We are able to offer a maximum of two concession spaces per workshop which are available on a first come first serve basis. If they do not appear in the ticket selection section, they have already been sold. However, many of our workshops are repeated so please return to our main workshop page for more upcoming dates. Concession prices are applicable if you are a receiving benefits, unemployed, or over the age of 60. Proof of eligibility where possible will be required when attending the workshop.

Workshop Cancellations, Changes, and Refunds

Should you wish to cancel or make any changes to your workshop booking then please phone us on 0131 629 9358.

You may cancel with a full refund five or more working days before the course or workshop start date. For cancellations made five or fewer working days before the event, no refund or changes to a booking can be made.

We may be able to offer you a place on an equivalent course or workshop instead of a refund if we are notified up to five working days before the course or workshop start date, and if there is availability.

In the event that a workshop is cancelled, we will offer you the choice to transfer your space to the next available workshop, a workshop of your choosing, or offer you a full refund. You will be informed of cancellations at least three days before the event.

Health and Safety

If you have any medical conditions which may affect your ability to carry out certain tasks within the workshop, then we advise that you seek advice from your GP prior to booking. Please also inform us of any medical conditions prior to the start of the workshop.

Photography and Filming

We may at times record or photograph workshops for use in marketing and publications linked to the Edinburgh Remakery. Disruption of workshops will be kept to an absolute minimum. If you would like to know more, please email

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