Kid’s Sewing Classes Term 3 (10 weeks) from Tues July 17th (FULL!)


A fun 10 week course for girls and boys who know how to use a sewing machine.
from Mon July 16th OR Tues July 17th

Over ten x 1 1/2 hour lessons, your child will build on their basic sewing machine skills by making simple clothes, accessories and crafts with and without sewing patterns. They will make two to three projects over the term including a piece of clothing, a bag and a pencil case.

This course is suitable for children eight years and older. They may bring their own sewing machine or use one of ours. Our small class numbers (6 students) means each student receives lots of personalised attention. 

About your Teachers: Gaye and Aly both have extensive experience teaching sewing to  kids privately and in small groups.

We will provide: Sewing machines (if needed) and all other sewing equipment. Project patterns and lots of encouragement! Fabric for practice and initial projects.

Bring along: Your own sewing machine if you would prefer to learn on that. Fabric for the skirt and shorts projects. The teacher will let you know what is needed in the first lesson.

Where: The Gaye Abandon Workroom, 122 Buckley St, Footscray.

When: Monday afternoons 4 – 6.30pm
July 16th, 23rd, 30th August 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th September 3rd,  10th, 17th

Tuesday afternoons 4.30 – 6.00pm
July 17th, 24th, 31st August 7th, 14th, 23rd, 28th September  4th,  11th, 18th

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 familiarise yourself with our Refund and Cancellation Policies before booking.

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



Kid’s Sewing Classes Term 3 from Mon July 16th OR Tues July 17th

Ten weeks of kid’s sewing classes for boys and girls alike! The children will gain confidence in their stitching skills and learn new methods while working on two projects.

In this fifteen hour kid’s sewing course over ten weeks of classes, the children will:
  • consolidate their skills in set up their sewing machine and prepare the threads ready to start sewing
  • get really good at stitching straight lines and curves and adjusting stitch types for various uses
  • learn to troubleshoot when things don’t go as planned
  • be introduced to new techniques for sewing various clothes and accessories
  • make two or three projects

Sewing is a great life skill for kids to learn. Gaining confidence in using a sewing machine is the first step to realising any number of creative textile projects from tote bags to clothes and toys!

If you would like more information about this course feel free to contact us . A minimum of four students is required for the class to go ahead.

Additional information

Session Time

Mondays 4 – 5.30pm, Tuesdays 4.30 – 6pm