Essential Sewing Techniques Sunday 7th Nov 2-5pm (1 SPOT LEFT!) OR 28th 10am – 1pm (1 SPOT LEFT!)


PLEASE NOTE: All students are required to be fully vaccinated to attend this workshop. Class numbers will be limited to 6 to meet density requirements.
If the date of this workshop is affected by a lockdown or other Covid 19 restrictions imposed by the Victorian Government, we will reschedule. If the rescheduled date does not work for you, we are happy to offer you a full refund or a credit towards a future class.

A workshop for beginner sewers who know how to use a machine and want to take the next step into making clothes. Learn and practice commonly used sewing techniques essential for garment construction. 

In this three hour workshop you will:

  • build on your basic sewing machine skills.
  • learn terminology commonly found in sewing pattern instructions
  • practice essential techniques such as stay-stitching, seam finishing, understitching, clipping and trimming, edge and top stitching, hemming, buttonholes and more!
  • understand which stitches and presser feet to use for various techniques.
  • make samples of each technique and learn when and how they are used in garment construction
  • take home a workbook (included in workshop fee) with a glossary of terms and space to attach your samples
  • gain know-how that will make sewing patterns easier to follow

Skill level: You know the fundamentals of operating a sewing machine and can sew simple items. If you are an absolute beginner, it is recommended that you attend our Sewing Machine Basics workshop as a pre requisite.

We will provide: Pins, scissors, fabric and threads for samples, a workbook with a sewing glossary, and lots of very useful tips and tricks!

Bring along: Your sewing machine if you have one you would prefer to learn on (we have plenty if not).

Where: At our recently relocated bright, airy and spacious sewing school: Level 1, 9/131 Hyde St, Footscray

When: Sunday 7th November 2 – 5pm OR 28th November 10am – 1pm

Getting here: We are located in the Hyde Business Park close to Yarraville Gardens. 6 minutes walk (550 metres) from Seddon Station or 10 mins walk from Footscray Station straight up Hyde St.
The 409 bus runs up Hyde St between Yarraville and Highpoint Shopping Centre (via Footscray) There are stops very close to us.
There is street parking in Hyde St and customer parking behind the complex in Cowper St. See our Contact Page for a map.

Please familiarise yourself with all our Refund and Cancellation Policies before booking. By booking this workshop you are agreeing to these policies.
NB. These policies will be waived in the case of covid related circumstances (lockdowns, illness, testing, need to quarantine etc.)

Policies and Payment Options: You can choose to make payment via Paypal using a credit card, or by Direct Deposit. You will find our bank details in your booking confirmation email. If you don’t receive an email upon booking please check your Junk folder.

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like more information about anything in this listing.


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