January is sort of a throwaway month in my eyes. It’s a month that can go either way; you get the results that your motivated and inspired self wanted when they woke up on the 1st, or you lose track of your goals somewhere and end up feeling disappointed in yourself. However, with the shiny new month of February hitting us, comes that all-important new hit of motivation, but this time, you’re ready for it.
In February, there are no social pressures to be perfect, no heavy emphasis on achieving something by the end of 30 days. All of that has been and gone, making now the perfect time to harness that motivation and get started on those goals.
Want to learn something new in 2022?
If learning to sew is something you’ve dreamt of for a while now, you’ll probably have asked yourself if you’re really capable of creating your own clothes, sewing gifts for loved ones, designing quilts, or maybe even just repairing the garments that have been sitting unloved in your wardrobe. I can say, without a shadow of a doubt, that you ARE most definitely capable of all of those things and more. All you need is the willingness to commit to learning a new skill and the dedication to keep at it, even when you make (inevitable) mistakes.
Sewing is a valuable, rewarding, and enriching skill to master.
Sewing is much more than a means to fixing damaged clothing - although sustainability does play a big role in the way I sew and is a big part of the Start To Stitch ethos. Sewing is a hobby. It’s a form of self care. It’s acceptance into a community of warm, social, and knowledgeable people. It’s a way of learning to love our bodies - no matter what shape or size we are. Sewing teaches us about patience and hard work and it teaches us to use our creativity in a productive way.
Book yourself a place on the next Back To Basics Sewing Course
Teaching others to sew is my passion.Learning to sew was certainly one of the best choices I ever made. It dramatically changed my life and catapulted me into so many buzzing, lively careers, and experiences, until I landed here and realised that my dream, my true calling, was to teach others the skill that had so wonderfully influenced my life.
I started off sharing my knowledge in intimate workshops, but due to COVID restrictions, I decided to take my learning online. That’s around the time that my first online Beginner and Intermediate Sewing Course were born, and even a couple of years on, they’re still some of my most popular products.
Why? Because when you learn a skill from someone with passion, it rubs off.
Sewing is for EVERYONE.
Learning to sew is going to be a skill that enriches your life and helps you to play your part in protecting our planet from the devastating destruction caused by the fast fashion industry. Anyone and everyone can learn to sew; it’s an extremely inclusive hobby. It doesn’t matter what size, shape, gender, or class you come from, because everything you do can be tailored to your own preferences. But before you get too carried away, you need to learn the basics.
Why Choose The Start To Stitch Back To Basics Beginner’s Sewing Course?
The Start To Stitch Back To Basics course is a great gateway into the world of sewing. The 5-week course covers everything you need to know about setting up your machine and getting started, as well as basic troubleshooting and, of course, lots of fun sewing projects. Our online courses are accompanied by a dedicated class Facebook Group, weekly Zoom meetings, and a direct line to me - your sewing chief and expert - Annie!
A comprehensive foundational sewing course, 66 video lessons, lifetime access, and live support as you go - what's not to love?!
Breaking down the course materials briefly for you here, you can see that you get a lot of bang for your buck when you book onto a Start To Stitch course.
Committing to a 5-week course can sound daunting - I mean, what if you don’t get on with the way the course is laid out, or the video content doesn’t help as much as you’d hoped?
Well, I’ve thought of all of that and that’s why I’m offering a FREE mini course to get you started, where you can see how easy it is to learn to use your sewing machine - you can sign up here! And if you like it you will get 10% off the full back to basics programme :)
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Looking to further your sewing knowledge?If you’ve already mastered the basics and you’re ready to learn some new techniques and patterns, it could be time for you to invest in the Start To Stitch Intermediate Sewing Course!
Take a look at our Academy page for more information on the Back To Basics and Intermediate courses, as well as details of our other Start To Stitch courses.
Sewing. pattern cutting, teaching, tea and Jelly Babies!