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Sewing - Continuers

This ‘Sewing Continuers’ course is for those students who have already completed a term of ‘Sewing for Beginners’ or students who have basic sewing skills and would like to learn more!

Following a project-based formula, students will not only learn how to use their sewing machines more effectively, but how to read, interpret and create garments from a basic pattern. This course aims to set students up with enough knowledge to be able to create any number of garments from commercial patterns.

Other topics covered:
• Learn how garments are constructed
• Choosing the right fabric
• Accurate measuring
• Dressmaking tools
• Seam finishes

If you can use a sewing machine and want to learn how to use commercial sewing patterns, this course will also be helpful.

So what are you waiting for? Enrol now and let’s start sewing.

WHAT YOU NEED

  • Pins glass head.
  • Scissors, ideally 2 pairs. One for cutting and the other for small snipping.
  • Machine manual, don’t forget the foot press.
  • Bobbins to fit your sewing machine.
  • Sewing gauge, Birch brand
  • Tape measure, in both Inches and CM.
  • 1 reel of white thread in 50 weight, either Gutermann or Metrosene.
  • Machine needles, universal fine assorted (70-90)
  • Pencil, pen, notebook.
  • Ruler
  • Fabric weights
  • Stitch ripper
  • Hand sewing needles, crewel no.8

Suggested shops to buy:

  • Spotlight, George Street, Hornsby – ph 8445 3300
  • Hobby sew 1a Florence Street, Hornsby – ph: 9477 5885
  • Hornsby Wool & Craft Nook, Shop 3 The Piazza, 25-31 Florence Street, Hornsby – ph: 9482 4924

About the Tutor:

Lynne Allitt has been sewing since the age of 12. She attended advanced classes at the Vogue Sewing School and is a Qualified Milliner, after 3 years studying at Tafe.
Lynne is a quilter and a dressmaker, having made her daughters clothes and wedding dresses.

She’s very excited to be teaching and sharing her love of sewing.

$220 Limited inc GST / $210
Sewing - Continuers

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This class is for students who completed the Term 2 Sewing for Beginners class or those with basic sewing skills who would like to improve.

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