october, 2023

2023sun15oct10:00 am1:00 pmGet to Know Your Overlocker (OCTOBER DAY SCHOOL)£24 - Bring your overlocker and learn how to use it effectivelyColeridge Community CollegeDay:Sunday length of course: 1 day


(Sunday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

1 day


Course details

Brief Description:

Overlocking machines can be the greatest tool in dressmaking from finishing seams to creating full garments.

You will learn everything you need to know about your overlocker to confidently use in any sewing projects.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

No experience is required for this course. Everyone is welcome from complete beginners to advanced sewists!

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Know how to thread your machine
  • Adjust the overlocker for different fabrics/projects
  • Overcome any fears about the cutter and become a confident overlocker!

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment

No extra costs.

For the first session you will need to bring:

Your overlocker machine with its manual booklet and some scraps of different material to practice on during the lesson. Threads are provided by the tutor.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Feeling confident on the overlocker the possibilities are endless! You could create a sweatshirt or hem a ball gown.


£42 – To book a place on this course call the office on 01223 712340 and pay by card


Sarah PonsonbySince graduating in 2012 with a BA in Fashion, I’ve been working with some of the well-known Highstreet fashion brands in the UK developing new products and looking at fabric innovation. In 2019 I started my business, Stitches, teaching various textile classes around Cambridgeshire. It’s a real joy for me, giving others the ability to express themselves in a creative way and seeing my pupils work come to actuality.

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