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Garments & Gifts – Sewing for Beginners with Jane Scarles

$100.00

A four week course, once a week
Mondays 29 October – 19 November 2018
7.00pm – 9.00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A hand made item can make the perfect gift so take the time in the lead up to the festive season to learn how to sew. You may wish to make a simple garment, item or something festive such as a Christmas stocking or your own fabric advent calendar. This course is designed for those new to sewing and will teach the fundamental skills.

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Course Details

A hand made item can make the perfect gift so take the time in the lead up to the festive season to learn how to sew. You may wish to make a simple garment, item or something festive such as a Christmas stocking or your own fabric advent calendar. This course is designed for those new to sewing and will teach the fundamental skills such as laying your pattern on the material, correctly cutting out fabric and sewing garments. At the conclusion of the course you will have some basic skills, more confidence and a completed garment or item. Places on this course are limited.

What you will learn:

  • Choosing the right size pattern
  • Reading and following the pattern
  • Laying and cutting your fabric
  • Threading and using a sewing machine
  • Sewing your item or garment together

Materials:

Some materials will be available for the first class and you can discuss your project idea with your tutor. You will need to bring a simple pattern, pins, material, zip, thread, interfacing, etc. It is not necessary to bring your fabric on the first night and it may be beneficial to leave the buying of your fabric until after your first class so your tutor can advise you.

Equipment:

You will need to bring your own machine (and instruction booklet, scissors and tailors chalk. If you have any questions about what to bring please contact us at the time of enrolment for further advice.

 

Venue

The Learning Centre, Artworks
2 Korora Road
Waiheke Island
Auckland 1081
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Phone: 09 372 9868

 

Tutor

Jane Scarles is an experienced sewer and tutor. She teaches a range of different classes at Waiheke Adult Learning including digital literacy, sewing, literacy and numeracy. She enjoys the creative process of sewing and loves sharing her passion with other people.

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