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Sewing Basics 3 Week Course for Beginners


Next Available: Tue, 02 Jul 6:00PM
3.0 hours x 3 Weeks
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Description

Nine hours of tuition where you learn to sew from the very beginning.  We take you through all the basics of sewing; understanding the sewing machine, sewing technique and how to trouble shoot problems at the machine yourself.  

We'll introduce you to terminology, tools, patterns, fabric anatomy, cutting technique and achieving professional results. You'll get to know what you want in a sewing machine if you haven't yet purchased one. 

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What You'll Be Making:

  • Week 1:  felt lined fabric wallet
  • Week 2:  zippered toiletries case with interfacing
  • Week 3:  fully lined sling bag with boxed out corners


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What you will learn
  • Week 1: Threading and setting up your machine, using sewing kit tools, getting familiar with the terminology.
  • Week 2: All about zippers and inserting an exposed zip, understanding and using interfacing, the anatomy of fabric.
  • Week 3: Tracing out, cutting technique, sewing at seam allowance, bagging out a lining.
What you will get
  • Experienced and friendly teachers to take you through everything from the very beginning.
  • Detailed handouts in each weekly workshop.
  • A finished project each week.
Parking Info
  • Level 1, 329 Brunswick St, Fitzroy. Look for the red door.
  • Most Brunswick St parking is ticketed & max' 2hrs. However, longer time parking is available in the paid Coles Car Park.
  • Public Transport is the ideal way to get here - jump on the 11 tram & get off at Johnston St.

What to bring
  • Week 1: a piece of craft felt at least 17cm x 27cm, sewing machine thread & a piece woven cotton fabric at least 45cm x 35cm
  • Week 2: a piece of heavy weight fusible interfacing at least 45cm x 60cm, sewing machine thread, a 25cm closed end chunky plastic zip & .5metre woven cotton fabric
  • Week 3: sewing machine thread, two pieces of woven cotton fabric both 1 metre
  • A list of supplies is included in your confirmation email
What to wear

Casual

Appropriate for

Perfect for absolute beginners

Suggested Fabrics

Quilting and crafting fabrics are ideal for the projects we make in this course. They are woven fabrics made from cotton & cotton blends.


Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellations or Request for Change:

  1. Participants may request a transfer to their booking without penalty up until seven (7) days prior to the course or workshop start date.
  2. Participants cancelling their booking up until seven (7) days prior to the course or workshop start date will receive a refund less a $10 administration fee.
  3. Requests to change received less than 7 days before an event will incur a 30% administration fee (including GST).
  4. Requests to cancel received less than 7 days before an event will receive a partial refund – incurring a 30% administration fee (including GST).
  5. Cancellation or requests to transfer received the day before, the day of, or after a course start will not be eligible for a refund, are not eligible for transfer, and are not eligible for credit towards another course.
  6. Bookings (without date changes) are fully transferrable to another person without incurring any penalty.

Notice periods above are based on your original booking date, if a transfer has been made, the notice periods do not reset.

Any refunds are made to the original method of payment.

Last updated 22nd May 2019.

This policy is available for viewing on our website - https://threadden.com/about/bookings-and-cancellations-policy/ 

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Richard

13 June 2019 • Sewing Basics 3 Week Course for Beginners

I wanted to be able to make cosplays with my daughters and this course got me started with the basics. Good equipment, everything is well explained and the teachers were helpful and knowledgeable.

Emily

30 May 2019 • Sewing Basics 3 Week Course for Beginners

Such a fabulous course - accessible, friendly instructors and I actually made things that look good!!! Highly recommended.

Freeda

14 May 2019 • Sewing Basics 3 Week Course for Beginners

The first step is said to be always the hardest, but this course made it easy for me, and it was fun too. The instructor was very knowledgeable, a good teacher and very patient.

Thread Den

14/05/2019

Thank you for your lovely feedback - it was a pleasure to teach you and your whole class. You were an especially fun group of people and took to sewing like naturals.

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