Intermediate Sewing Course Term Three – 8 weeks (20hrs) from Monday 22nd July



Our Intermediate Sewing Course is pitched at an ‘advanced beginners’ level. Tackle more challenging projects and learn professional dressmaking techniques!

Over eight 2 1/2 hour lessons you will continue to learn new skills and consolidate your sewing practice. In this course you will make a two of the following garments: a classic long sleeved shirt or blouse / a fitted dress / zip front pants / casual jacket. The course content may vary over the duration of the course depending on the preferences of the student group..

This course is suitable for students who completed our Beyond Basics course (or equivalent). You will have the skills to confidently use a sewing machine to sew garments and other textiles following easy sewing patterns. Along with advanced sewing techniques, you will learn how to adjust patterns and garments-in-progress to achieve a good fit. Please note: Some sewing between classes will be required to keep up. 

NB. There will be a $30 increase in Term Three course fees to $490 (for 20hrs tuition). Use to code 30OFFTERM3 and pay the Term Two price ($460) when you book and make full payment before the 23rd of June! All fees include 10% GST. 

Where:  The Gaye Abandon School of Sewing and Upcycling, Level 1, 9/131 Hyde St, Footscray.

When:  Twenty hours over eight Monday evenings 6.30 – 9pm.
July 22nd, 29th. August 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th. Sept 2nd, 9th

We will provide: Sewing machines if required and all other equipment. A lovely spacious studio to work in. Beverages, snacks, handout notes and lots of very practical techniques!

Bring along: Your own sewing machine and kit if you prefer. You will be required to purchase fabric and a pattern for each project, along with matching threads and other notions required to finish your garments.

Getting here: We are located in the Hyde Business Park, 131 Hyde St, Footscray, close to Yarraville Gardens. 6 minutes walk (550 metres) from Seddon Station or 10 mins walk from Footscray Station straight up Hyde St. There is street parking in Hyde St and customer parking behind the complex in Cowper St. See our Contact Page for a map.

Due to our small class numbers we have strict Refund and Cancellation Policies Be sure to familiarise yourself with them before booking to avoid disappointment.  By booking  this course you are agreeing to these policies.

If you are booking more than 6 weeks in advance payment can be made in two instalments via direct deposit with the balance due two weeks before the commencement of classes.  Please choose Direct Deposit at checkout and email us if you would like to take this option.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would like more information