Learn to Sew Saturday Short Course – 4 weeks


Learn the basics and make three fun and useful projects!
Saturday mornings 10am – 1pm

Our Learn to Sew Short course runs over four x 3 hour lessons. Starting from scratch, you will gain the sewing skills to get you started making homewares, clothes and crafts. Each week you will build up your practice and learn new techniques. This short course is an abridged version of our seven week Beginner’s Sewing Course and runs simultaneously with the first four weeks of that course. 
WEEK 1 – 2 Sewing Machine Basics: Sewing or Cutlery Roll
WEEK 2 – 3 Floor cushion with box corners and zipper
WEEK 3 – 4 Sewing with Stretch: Simple T-shirt OR Zippered Purse

The class content may vary over the duration of the course depending on the preferences of the student group.
If you already have some sewing experience and are interested in learning more about making garments, read about our Beyond Basics Courses.

We will provide: Sewing machines and all other equipment, beverages, handout notes, patterns for the projects to take home and lots of very practical advice and techniques!

Bring along: Your own sewing machine if you would  like to learn on that and your sewing kit if you have one. Any remnant fabric you would like to use. (We will provide fabric for all the projects but you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer).  If you don’t yet have a machine don’t worry. we have machines and all the other equipment you will need.

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

When: Saturday mornings 10am – 1pm  (12 hours of tuition over four weeks).

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 that runs between Highpoint and Yarraville stops right outside. There is street parking in Hyde St and customer parking behind the complex. 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 short course you are agreeing to these policies.

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

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