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april, 2024

14apr11:00 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. Build your sewing confidence, in the afternoon’s class by creating 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: £140 (Block Booking Beginners Sewing 1 & 2) or £75 (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)




(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.