Freestyle Sewing & Fitting Intensive 11th September
In this follow up session to our popular Pattern Making: Recreate a Wardrobe Favourite workshop, you will sew a finished garment from the pattern that you created in the first workshop (or a similar pattern copying workshop)
Prerequisites: Completion of our Pattern Making: Recreate a Wardrobe Favourite workshop (or a similar pattern copying workshop). Ability to confidently use a sewing machine to make simple clothing or accessory items.
About your Teacher: This class is taught by costumier and regular Gaye Abandon teacher Zoe Felice. Zoe has extensive pattern making and professional sewing experience. She has created costumes for film, television, theatre and cabaret productions and teaches students of all levels.
We will provide: Sewing machines and all other sewing equipment (or bring your own if you prefer)!
Bring along: — The pattern you drafted in our previous workshop (or similar workshop).
— Fabric (If you are unsure of how much or what kind to purchase take your original garment in to the fabric store. If you want to replicate the look and feel of your existing garment choose material of a similar kind).
— Any other notions required to make your garment (Eg. zip, buttons, thread, interfacing)
— You sewing kit and sewing machine (or feel free to use our machines and equipment)
Where: The Gaye Abandon Workroom, 122 Buckley St, Footscray.
When: Saturday 6th April 10am – 4.30pm
Getting here: We are just near the corner of Buckley St and Victoria St in Footscray.
3 minutes walk from Middle Footscray Station. Street parking out front. See Contact Page for a map
Please contact us if you have any questions or would like more information
Spend a fun and relaxed day of uninterrupted sewing with with guidance and support from an expert! Work on a new or in-progress garment cut from a commercial sewing pattern or one you have drafted from an existing garment. Get help with tricky bits, understanding sewing pattern instructions, fitting and finishing! All sewing equipment provided or BYO.
Skill level: You are a ‘beyond basics’ sewist and can confidently use a sewing machine to make simple garments.
About your Teacher: This class is taught by costumier and regular SOSU teacher Zoe Gymer-Waldron. Zoe has extensive pattern making and professional sewing experience and is much loved and admired by our students! She has created costumes for film, television, theatre and cabaret productions and teaches students of all levels.
Booking Policies: Due to our small class numbers our workshops are NON REFUNDABLE and NON TRANSFERABLE. Be sure to familiarise yourself with all our Refund and Cancellation Policies before booking to avoid disappointment.
NB: If covid related circumstances prevent you from attending on the date you book, you may transfer to the next date this workshop is held.
Payment Options: Paypal using a credit card or Paypal balance. Direct Deposit. Our bank details are in the confirmation email you will receive upon booking. Payment by Direct Deposit is required within 24 hours of booking to secure your place.