Always wanted to learn to sew? Come along to this fun class and make your own A line or straight skirt while learning the basics of sewing.
This course is designed for those new to sewing and will teach fundamental skills through making a simple A line or straight skirt. At the conclusion of the course you will have some basic skills and a completed garment. Places on this course are limited to 10 students so that the tutor can give the necessary individual attention.
In this class you will learn how to:
You will learn lots of helpful tips along the way about fabric, sewing techniques, patterns and accessories. If there is time, we will move on to a second garment.
A pattern will be supplied but you will need to bring pins, material, zip, thread, interfacing, etc. Details will be provided upon enrolment. It is not necessary to bring your fabric on the first night. It may be beneficial to leave buying your fabric until after the first class so that the tutor can advise you.
Our sewing room is equipped with domestic Bernina sewing machines which are available for you to use during class. You may prefer to bring your own machine to get familiar with its operation. For further information, please call the office on 5219623. There are scissors, measuring tapes etc in the sewing room to use during class. You may prefer to bring your own.
This course Sewing for Beginners will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to attend Pattern Alteration and Design. We also offer a Sewing - Next Steps course for students who wish to develop and practise their sewing skills by pursuing their own projects with the guidance of the tutor.