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july, 2022

03jul11:00 am5:30 pmBeginners Sewing 2 - zips, buttonholes & bindingsPROGRESS YOUR SEWING SKILLS WITH BARLEY MASSEY

Event Details

Our Beginners Sewing 2 class is designed to help participants make more of a sewing machine, enhance basic sewing machine skills and is a natural a follow on class to our ‘Beginners Sewing 1’ – introduction to using a sewing machine or for those who already have some basic sewing machine skills but would like to learn some new skills.Through this class participants will develop the confidence in inserting zips, making buttonholes and adding bias binding whilst creating your own stylish ‘Utility Roll’ designed by your teacher Barley Massey. The skills covered in this morning session will then be put into practise in the afternoon’s class to create a simple garment fitted to your body –  ‘Make a simple & stylish skirt’ or shorts.

On completion of this class participants will confidently be able to:

– Understand how to use different accessories that accompany domestic sewing machines, such as zipper, buttonhole feet.

– Stitch different sizes and styles of buttonholes.

– 2 ways of attaching a zip (visible and covered)

– Apply a bias binding to embellish and finish a raw edge.

– Create your own stylish ‘Utility Roll’ (suitable for your sewing notions, make up, pencils/brushes etc)


Class Size: 4 students

TIME: 11am – 5:30pm

Please Bring: 1.5 – 2m of medium weight cotton to make your skirt or shorts. All other materials provided.

Short / Knee length Skirt or shorts: 1.5m

Long Skirt: 2m

PRICE: £120 (Block Booking Beginners Sewing 1 & 2) or £65 (Beginners Sewing 2)

HOW TO BOOK: Contact us directly on 020 7275 8043 or BOOK ONLINE

Please Note: The workshop will take place in the Fabrications studio (which is downstairs from the shop via 12 steps)



Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Event Area Sanitized
Other Health Guidelines Each participants is provided with an Individual work area which includes your own hand santiser and the necessary equipment, tools, and materials for the workshop. PLEASE INFORM US IMMEDIATELY if you or a member of your household develop Covid-19 related symptoms (this will not affect your ability to re book)


(Sunday) 11:00 am - 5:30 pm


Barley MasseyTextile Designer Maker & Founder/Caretaker of Fabrications 7 Broadway Market

Fabrications7 Broadway MarketThe workshop / event takes place in the Fabrications "Imaginerium" studio located downstairs from the shop area.