Date: Saturday 28 October 2017 Time: 10am- 3.30pm (5.5 hrs. in total) Teacher: Indi Wrigley COST: $120.00 (Deposit $50) includes kit valued at $40.0 Maximum 8 students
Pre-requisite: Learn to Sew 1
After doing this class, you will never be caught without a shopping bag again. These are the perfect size to carry with you - just in case. As part of making this bag and its storage pouch, you will learn how to sew french seams, apply pre-made bias tape and use snap closures.
Once you have made one of these you will want to make them for all your friends.
NEW CLASS- Festive Tree Workshop
Date: Saturday 4 November 2017 Time: 10am- 3.00pm (5 hrs. in total) Teacher: Indi Wrigley COST: $95.00(Deposit $45) includes kit valued at $15.00 Maximum 8 students OR
Date: Saturday 25 November 2017 Time: 10am- 3.00pm (5 hrs. in total) Teacher: Indi Wrigley COST: $95.00(Deposit $45) includes kit valued at $15.00 Maximum 8 students
Pre-requisite: Learn to Sew 1/ Basic Sewing skills
In plenty of time for Christmas, join us and learn to make this festive tree. The pattern comes in two sizes (one will be made in class) and the fabric variations are endless. They are just the thing to give as a gift or use them to adorn your workstation or home.
Invisible Zip Workshop
Date: TBA WAIT-LIST available Time: TBA (2 hrs. in total) Teacher: Bernadette Thomas COST: $38.00 (includes kit valued at $8.00- fabric and interfacing, notes and 25cm invisible zip)- please pay on booking Maximum 8 students
Pre-requisite: Basic Sewing Skills
Requirements: please bring your sewing box/tools, thread in a bright colour, sewing machine and invisible zip foot.
Come and learn how to put in an invisible zip in a woven garment properly. Learn about the differences between invisible zips and other zips and where to use them. You will watch a demonstration and then put in a sample zip under supervision so will need to bring your machine. You will also need to have the invisible zip foot for your machine model/brand – this is usually an optional machine extra so you will need to buy one before the course – please do not buy a generic plastic foot as this will give you a generic result. The shop has Janome invisible zip feet in stock at a cost of $19.00 – please order and pay for one prior to the class.
ATTN: Brother Machine Owners: Most modern Brother machines can use this Janome foot – it is superior to the Brother invisible zip foot – so Bernadette recommends you buy a Janome foot . Note: If you do not have a machine or do not wish to bring your machine in - We now have three new Janome “DC2200” machines (incl use of invisible zip foot) available for hire at an additional cost of $20/class – please book and pay early for these.
Funky Pencil Roll Workshop (FPR)
Dates: wait list available Time: 12.30 - 5pm (4.5 hrs. in total) Teacher: Bernadette Thomas COST: $95.00 (Deposit $50) includes kit valued at $25.00 Maximum 8 students
Pre-requisite: Basic Sewing Skills
This workshop is open to anyone who can sew straight lines! You will make a funky pencil storage roll with 24 compartments using a pattern I have designed myself – feel free to modify the inside compartments to suit yourself. You will learn how to sandwich layers easily with basting spray, use some of the decorative stitches on your machine, use directional stitching, bind edges and make and insert a tie. These pencil rolls will make a great gift for any age. The kit (valued at $25) includes the pattern and instructions (so you can make it over and over again in any fabric you have!), fabric, thread and use of the basting spray in shop.