Get to know your overlocker

get to know your overlocker workshop

If you want to get the best from one of these machines this is workshop for you. Overlockers can be daunting and intimidating machines with their complicated threading process and knife. This workshop will help you feel more confident about independently threading your machine, show you the common pitfalls and explain the best settings for the variety of stitches that we can use an overlocker for.

Using an overlocker will help give a professional finish to your projects and they work particularly well on stretch fabrics.

Topics covered will include;

The parts of the overlocker machine
Threading and rethreading
Working stitch length
Understanding differential feed
Sew corners and curved edges
Rolled Hems


A follow on session ‘get to know your overlocker 2’ also runs where we make a number of small projects just from your overlocker.




07 Dec 2021


9:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Get to know your overlocker £65
Available Tickets: 2
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What you will need

Please ensure that when you bring your machine you remember the foot pedal, the power lead, your acessory box and your manual. Please ensure that the machine is also in good working order or we could waste valuable time. All fabrics are supplied.

Covid request

Whilst we continue to live with Covid where at all possible please bring your own sewing machine and sewing kit. Resources are available on-site if necessary. Please view our Covid-19 page for the latest guidance.


Drinks and biscuits will be available but we recommend that you bring a packed lunch with you.


During all of our workshops photographs are taken for promotional purposes only. Please make us aware at the time of booking if you would prefer not to be included.

Sarah Brangwyn


Sarah Brangwyn

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