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Dressmaking – Beginners and Continuing

EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses! COURSE DESCRIPTION Beginners will learn how to interpret commercial pattern instructions to make a basic garment from woven material. Continuing students will build on their existing knowledge to make more complex garments using more challenging techniques. No Concession. COURSE CONTENT • The course will cover how to interpret pattern instructions and buy appropriate fabric and notions, taking measurements, choosing the... [More]
$259 Limited inc GST
Dressmaking – Beginners and Continuing

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p><strong>COURSE DESCRIPTION</strong><br/>Beginners will learn how to

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $320!

Please bring note paper and a pen to the first class. The tutor will advise on the first night about patterns and fabrics to purchase. Materials could cost $50-$80 extra.

$259 Limited inc GST
Dressmaking – Beginners and Continuing

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p><strong>COURSE DESCRIPTION</strong><br/>Beginners will learn how to

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $320!

Please bring note paper and a pen to the first class. The tutor will advise on the first night about patterns and fabrics to purchase. Materials could cost $50-$80 extra.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Dressmaking for Beginners - Saturdays

EARLY BIRD FEES apply for some courses! COURSE DESCRIPTION Topics covered will include simple alterations to a commercial pattern, understanding the directions and making up the garment in woven fabric. Students will work at their own pace under Tutor’s guidance. No Concession. [More]
$109 Limited inc GST
Dressmaking for Beginners - Saturdays

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p><strong>COURSE DESCRIPTION</strong><br/>Topics covered will include

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $136!

This workshop will take place over 2 Saturdays, 2 weeks apart.

Materials list:

  • Commercial pattern for a skirt or basic dress in woven fabric. No PDF patterns please. Measure your bust and waist and choose one which fits your actual measurements, not your bought clothing size. Woven materials only, no stretch sewing. Consider the following patterns:

Skirts – Simplicity 2314, Simplicity 1200, New Look 6053
Dresses – McCall 7943, M7405, M7778, Simplicity S8909, S8735, New Look N6600, Butterick B6654, B6551

  • Woven fabric to make garment as listed for your size and style on pattern, see actual fabric types on back of pattern envelope
  • Notions ( zipper, elastic, fasteners, iron-on interfacing ) to complete garment as listed on pattern envelope
  • Machine sewing thread to match fabric
  • Tape measure, fabric scissors, sewing pins, sticky tape or paper glue
$109 Limited inc GST
Dressmaking for Beginners - Saturdays

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> <strong style > EARLY BIRD FEES </strong style >apply for some courses! </p></p><p><strong>COURSE DESCRIPTION</strong><br/>Topics covered will include

...

Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $136!

This workshop will take place over 2 Saturdays, 2 weeks apart.

Materials list:

  • Commercial pattern for a skirt or basic dress in woven fabric. No PDF patterns please. Measure your bust and waist and choose one which fits your actual measurements, not your bought clothing size. Woven materials only, no stretch sewing. Consider the following patterns:

Skirts – Simplicity 2314, Simplicity 1200, New Look 6053
Dresses – McCall 7943, M7405, M7778, Simplicity S8909, S8735, New Look N6600, Butterick B6654, B6551

  • Woven fabric to make garment as listed for your size and style on pattern, see actual fabric types on back of pattern envelope
  • Notions ( zipper, elastic, fasteners, iron-on interfacing ) to complete garment as listed on pattern envelope
  • Machine sewing thread to match fabric
  • Tape measure, fabric scissors, sewing pins, sticky tape or paper glue

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Crash course in Crocheting

Please note we do have spaces left in this course, but it is a popular course, so please enrol as soon as possible before it fills up! Learn the basics of crocheting in this introductory course. See the latest trends. Explore the stitches, how to start and finish and the correct tools in this taster course. Absolute beginners will be introduced to tools and yarns to use, how to read a pattern and do basic stitches. We’ll look at the trends in crochet and share some patterns to get... [More]
$62 Limited inc GST
Crash course in Crocheting

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> Please note we do have spaces left in this course, but it is a popular course, so please enrol as soon as possible before it fills up! </p></p><p>Learn the

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Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $75!

Please bring the following materials:
2 balls of any 8 ply yarn in complementary colours, a small pair of snips or scissors, pen and notebook.
Also please bring a 4mm or 4.5mm crochet hook, or purchase your crochet hook from the teacher on the day for $5

$62 Limited inc GST
Crash course in Crocheting

<p><p style="font-size: 110%; color: red;"> Please note we do have spaces left in this course, but it is a popular course, so please enrol as soon as possible before it fills up! </p></p><p>Learn the

...

Early Bird Fee: ends 2 weeks prior to course start date. Price will then rise to $75!

Please bring the following materials:
2 balls of any 8 ply yarn in complementary colours, a small pair of snips or scissors, pen and notebook.
Also please bring a 4mm or 4.5mm crochet hook, or purchase your crochet hook from the teacher on the day for $5

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Basic Sewing Techniques

Come and learn basic sewing techniques: how to take up hems on pants, skirts, sleeves and other items of clothing. As well as adding and replacing zippers and buttons that hold. Your experienced tutor will also show you how to do basic mending and alterations to your clothes. This course will not teach students how to assemble whole garments from patterns, however not only will you be able to mend some old favourites, but you will progress to up-cycling clothing into unique items... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Tapestry, Embroidery, Crocheting, Knitting & Teddy Bears Social Circle

No Tutor – this is a social group who meet to work on their various individual projects, such as Tapestry, Embroidery, Crocheting, Knitting or making Teddy Bears. If you want to make some new friends come and join! [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Crocheting - Next Level

Did you attend our Crash Course in Crochet or do you have some basic knowledge already and want to build on that? If so this is the course for you! Learn some more and have fun in a supportive class. Please advise us what you would like to do when you book so we can prepare and advise you what to bring on the day. [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.