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Sewing For Beginners

Learn how to use a sewing machine!

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Sewing For Beginners
Sewing For Beginners

Time & Location

Saturdays 10am - 1pm

Kensington Neighbourhood House, 89 McCracken St, Kensington VIC 3031, Australia

About the event

Learn how to use a sewing machine in this 5 week course suitable for absolute beginners (minimum age 15). Develop your sewing skills while working on 3 different projects - a floor cushion or reversable tote bag, a zippered dopp kit or apron, and wide-legged casual pants or a box top or tee. Material supplied for the first two projects. Sewing machines available at KNH or you can bring your own. 

Course content: Over the 15 hours duration of this course you will:

  • Make friends with your sewing machine – learn about the parts and how they work, how to wind a bobbin and thread your machine.
  • Become familiar with sewing terminology and the other equipment you will use.
  • Learn and practice many fundamental sewing skills.
  • Prepare, cut and sew 3 – 4 accessories / simple garments using a range of techniques.

Saturdays 10am - 1pm:  13 May - 10 June (inclusive)

Tutor: Gaye Naismith from the School of Sewing & Upcycling

Cost: $250 / $150 (conc)


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