Introduction to the Sewing Machine (one 5 hour session)
This class introduces complete beginners and the very rusty to the basics of using a sewing machine:
You will make and decorate a simple shopping bag during the class. Materials are included in the class fee.
Dates: Sat 8 Feb, 22 Feb, 8 Mar, 22 Mar 10am to 3pm
Cushion Workshop (one 3 hour session)
Make simple cushions with funky fabric and learn how to insert a zip. You should be able to make one or two cushions in the three hours, depending on how quick you are and how complicated a style you choose.
Dates: Sat 15 Feb 2-5pm, Sat 1 Mar 10am-1pm
Wardrobe Cloning (one 3 hour session)
Bring in that much loved item and we will show you how to make a pattern to make half a dozen more! We cover tracing pieces from the garment, straightening up and adding seam allowances, grainlines, guidelines on how to put the pieces together, some ideas for adapting and improving your pattern. You only make the paper pattern in this workshop, so some dressmaking experience is advisable.
Dates: Sat 15 Feb 10am-1pm, Sat 1 Mar 2-5pm
Alterations (one 3 hour session)
In this session you will learn how to take up a hem, and do several other basic alterations. Bring your own alterations projects to work on in class.
Dates: tbc, please register your interest