Dates: WAIT-LIST available Time: 9.30am - 4pm (6.5 hrs. in total) Teacher: Bernadette Thomas COST: $145 (Deposit $60) includes kit valued at $15.00 Maximum 6 students
No Pre-requisite Learn about the parts of your overlocker, basic care and maintenance, conquer threading, and understand basic tension problems and the use of your differential feed capability. Learn tips for corners, curves, gathering and working with elastic. Find out how to achieve a perfect rolled hem. Learn the troubleshooting basics and walk away with a detailed workbook of samples and settings for your machine. Suitable for 3, 4 and 5 thread overlockers with differential feed. This class is not suitable for Baby lock ATD machines. COVERSTITCH capability is not covered in this class.
PLEASE NOTE: IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOUR MACHINE IS IN WORKING ORDER - I.E. IT IS NEW OR HAS BEEN SERVICED WITHIN THE LAST 18 MONTHS. IF YOUR MACHINE IS INCOMPLETE OR MALFUNCTIONS THE TEACHER/SHOP DOES NOT HAVE THE TIME OR THE MECHANICAL EXPERIENCE NECESSARY TO FIX IT AND YOUR MONEY WILL NOT BE REFUNDED - YOU ARE WELCOME TO REMAIN IN THE CLASS AND TAKE NOTES. THIS STATEMENT HAS BECOME NECESSARY DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE TURNED UP WITH INCOMPLETE OR MALFUNCTIONING OVERLOCKERS. THE SHOP CAN REFER YOU TO A SUITABLE MECHANIC - MOST SERVICING LEAD TIMES ARE 1-2 WEEKS AND THE COST FOR A BASIC SERVICE AND TIMING CALIBRATION IS $120.
Overlocker Fancy Finishes (OFF)
Dates: WAIT-LIST available Time: 11am - 4pm (5 hrs. in total) Teacher: Bernadette Thomas COST: $130 (Deposit $70) includes kit valued at $30.00 Maximum 6 students
Pre-requisite: Completion of Over Locker Basics and Techniques
Moving on from the basics class we will do a refresher on using roll hem techniques on different fabrics – including sheers and knits. Learn about and play with a variety of specialist threads and techniques and experiment with flat locking and ladder stitch. You will add more sample sheets to your workbook. Suitable for 3, 4 and 5 thread overlockers with differential feed. This class is not suitable for Baby lock ATD machines. COVERSTITCH capability is not covered in this class.