The beginner or the novice sewist.

Tracy made this awesome top and skirt

BEGINNER 6 WEEK LEARN TO SEW COURSE IN CHRISTCHURCH

This 6 week Learn to Sew course is for those who want to learn the art of sewing.

The beginner/novice sewer —
Each week we will build on the skills learned from the previous week. The first two weeks will be focussed on learning how to thread your machine, sew some basic stitches, and sew a basic garment or a tote bag.  The next 4 weeks will focus on sewing a garment of your choice.

Limited experience —

Meet with tutor to discuss your project one on one .
If you have some experience we will do a refresher to see your skills then discuss with you a project for you to do.

Skill level: Beginner  or a small amount of knowledge. Bring your machine or book a machine to use.

What you will learn:

  • The art of sewing from an experienced teacher that has taught sewing for over 25 years.
  • The fundamentals of the sewing machine.
  • How to change the needle
  • How to thread both the bobbin and the machine
  • Sew basic straight stitches to the seam allowance.
  • Troubleshoot basic machine problems
  • Introduction to zigzagging or using an overlocker.
  • Learn fundamental skills to sew garments or projects and gain confidence in your sewing.
  • Learn at your own pace.
  • Save money by creating garments that fit your body shape and lifestyle.
  • Use patterns that come from my label, Revive Your Style
  • Learn the best choice of fabric for your project.
  • Some fabrics available at wholesale prices
  • Be part of a fun learning environment with like-minded people
  • Limited numbers in class.
  • Ideas for your project see the images below.

 

What is included:

  • Some fabrics and materials (tote bag fabric )
  • Expert tuition
  • Non-judgemental and relaxed environment
  • Tea and coffee

What you need to bring

  • Your machine along with all its power cords and the foot pedal — If you need to use one of our machines please notify us.
  • The machines accessories, especially all the feet
  • Your fabric scissors and sewing kit – if you don’t have one just come along and we will chat about what you will need.

 

FEES & TIMETABLE

  • November classes run for 4 weeks. Cost is  $110.00
  • Next block starts the week of 22nd November
  • All classes are mixed ability.

 

MONDAYS 9.30am-11.30am

MONDAYS 6pm-8pm

TUESDAYS 9.30am-11.30am

WEDNESDAYS 6pm-8pm

THURSDAYS 6pm-8pm

 

Class places are changing daily. Please check our homepage regularly for timetable updates or message us to inquire.

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