This course will teach you the absolute basics of sewing from threading a needle to making your first simple garment! You will develop a range of sewing machine skills, including knowledge of different needles, threads and machine feet, giving you the confidence to use a sewing machine on your own. A comprehensive variety of techniques including seams, seam finishes, zip insertion and hem finishes will be covered. You will learn the basics of how to read and use a commercial pattern to make a very simple top, skirt or trousers.