Taming Your Overlocker -  Workshop

Taming Your Overlocker - Workshop

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Taming Your Overlocker - Workshop- Sydney Course

The sewing course gives an introduction to overlocker techniques and is designed to give students the confidence to use their machine to its full potential. Students work on a number of samples that they join to make a cover for their overlocker.

The cover is a reminder of what can be achieved and is a practical sample for your sewing room.

Course Outline

In this course you will learn:-

  • How your overlocker operates
  • Care and maintenance of your overlocker
  • Overlocker threading
  • Overlocker tension settings
  • Four-thread overlocking
  • Three-thread overlocking including rolled hems
  • Two-thread overlocking
  • Flat locking
  • Demonstration of specialist feet for gathering, applying elastic, beading and hem finishes.

Course Outcome

  • The ability to confidently achieve professional overlocking finish to a garment.

What to Bring

  • Your Overlocker. You might consider having it serviced before the class if you have owned it for some time and not used it regularly.
  • Your overlocker manual.
  • 4 spools of good quality white or cream overlocking thread.

Pencil, pen and paper.

Important Information

  • Information sheet provided on enrolment. Some sewing equipment is available for purchase at the College.

Prerequisite: Essential

  • No prior knowledge required.

Delivery Mode

  • The course is delivered in a workroom.

Course testimonials:

  • Celia said: The practical exercises were so well organised.