LEARN HOW TO SEW LEATHER WITH INDUSTRIAL SEWING MACHINES- One to one tuition
WHAT IS THIS COURSE ABOUT?
This is a one to one tailored course during which you will be taught basic skills in using industrial sewing machines to sew leather.
The course has the aim of helping you to gain confidence in sewing as well as understanding the major difference between various types of sewing machines and techniques.
You will be able to focus on what you are most interested in, in order to gain the specific, vital skills required for your sewing project.
You will produce your own samples of work to take home with you.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
– To choose the right sewing machine for a specific type of material/project.
– To use various machine feet, tools and equipment in your sewing.
– To understand thread types and needle sizes.
– To sew practical stitches, troubleshoot problems and learn general maintenance of the sewing machine.
– To produce a range of seams and seam finishes.
For those whom might already have some experience of the above:
– To realise buttonholes.
– To sew invisible, classic and open-ended zips.
– To sew and finish zips on leather.
– To sew a dart and use fusing.
INCLUDED IN THE COURSE:
On the day you will be provided with useful handouts to take home with you which contain:
– A list of tools and materials used during the lesson(s), including a description of what they are and how they are used
– A list of recommended suppliers for both leather and fittings (physically in London and online)
– A glossary containing essential key words related to the topic of the lesson
– A glossary containing information about leather types and characteristics
WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?
This course is suitable for complete beginners, people with some basic experience of machine sewing, intermediate and advanced sewers.
You should be able to use measurements and understand verbal and written English instructions.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER COSTS? IS THERE ANYTHING I NEED TO BRING?
Materials to exercise with are included but you are also free to bring you own, just let us know when booking and make sure we are aware of the thickness of your materials.
Feel free to bring a notepad, if you would like to take some notes, we will provide the rest.
WHEN CAN THIS COURSE BE ARRANGED?
As this is private tuition, you can choose the day(s) and time(s) to come and learn from us that suits you best, within our working hours/days.
Monday to Friday
Selected Sundays (please note that the availability for these days is limited and therefore the waiting time to book a slot for these days is generally longer)
Available time slots:
Afternoon to evening slot
Time slot length:
Slots are available for 2, 3, 4 or 6 hours in a row.
We are generally able to book you in for your sessions 4-8 weeks from when you have contacted us after purchasing the course. Please view our available dates at the checkout.
Of course, we will always try to accommodate your needs and book you in the closest time possible, but we get fully booked quite quickly and therefore please make sure to contact us promptly to reserve your slot(s)!
BOOK YOUR LESSON!
LEARN HOW TO SEW LEATHER WITH INDUSTRIAL SEWING MACHINES – One to one tuition
After purchasing your tuition, you will be sent a link for you to book your preferred day(s) and time slot(s).
View our available dates at the checkout.
FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THIS TUITION
CANCELLATION AND REARRANGEMENT POLICY
If you wish to cancel or modify your private lesson, please do so ASAP via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full refunds are only offered if the cancellation is requested no less than three weeks before the event date.
We give our customers the possibility to rearrange their private lesson(s) when giving at least 48 hours notice.
In case of unforeseen circumstances, and the cancellation being requested the day before the lesson, we won’t be able to give a refund, but we will offer a 50% discount on a future booking.
In the unlikely event that a workshop has to be cancelled by TLLW, we will offer the choice of a full refund, a credit or the opportunity to book an alternative date. We will provide as much notice as possible.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Cutting material is usually done standing at a high table and you might be working with special glues, knives and with heavy duty industrial sewing machines.
If you have a breathing problem, any health condition we should be aware of or if any of the above might be difficult for you, please inform us as soon as possible.
You will receive Health and Safety instructions for using the studio and its equipment and you will be asked to sign a risk and liability form at the end of the induction.
Sadly, our studio is on the first floor and we do not have wheelchair facilities. We are very sorry, unfortunately, this is not within our control or choice.