Learn to Sew [Beginners] (IW)
Note: we have two loan sewing machines available. Please let us know in note to seller if you'd like to borrow it for the duration of the course. First in, best dressed :)
So you’ve got a machine and want to learn to sew. How do you get started?
This beginner course will guide you through the basics of sewing and build on your skills each week with projects including a cushion cover, a tote bag, kids' bloomers/shorts, and a girl's dress. You will get to know your machine and gain a new set of skills including basic construction, reading a pattern, finishing seams, fitting garments, sewing buttonholes and inserting a zipper.
Perfect for absolute beginners or people who haven't sewed since high school, this course will give you the confidence to start up your own sewing projects at home!
When: Fridays, 31 August-28 September 2018, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Duration: 5 x 2-hour weekly sessions (10 hours total)
Venue: Glebe Town Hall
Teacher: Kelda Leigh
Course fee includes hand-outs and childminding* for one child aged 6 weeks to 5 years. Click here to book in additional children.
*Please note - You must enter the names and ages of ALL children you will be bringing in the 'Note to Seller' section at checkout.
Coming without kids? Use the code "CHILDFREE" at checkout to receive a $30 discount!
ENROLMENTS CLOSE AT 5PM ON FRIDAY, 17 AUGUST 2018
Week 1: The basics
We will learn all about our machines, how to thread it and practice stitching.
Week 2: Bloomers
Fabric to bring: 50cm x cotton fabric
Week 3: Girl's dress
Fabric to bring: 1m x cotton fabric
Week 4: Cushion Cover
Fabric to bring: 1m cotton fabric and 1 cushion insert.
Week 5: Tote Bag
Fabric to bring: 1m x thick cotton fabric x 2 pieces
Meet your teacher:
- Own sewing machine
- Matching thread
- Tape measure
- All fabrics as noted in course outlines