Stretch Sewing Beginners

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Length: 5 weeks

Starting:  Wed 31 October 6.30pm to 9pm with Deb

                 Mon 5 November 9.30am to 12noon with Deb

Location: Sewing Adventures Studio Salisbury

Course Cost: $295

Do you want to learn about sewing with knits and stretch sewing?

If you have your basic sewing skills sorted then this course will help you learn and discover the world of knit sewing and help you to create some fabulous basic pieces for your wardrobe which will help you to go on and futher your sewing adventures!

Knit fabrics are comfotable, wearable, easy fit and most can be made without the need for zips or buttons.  Yes you can sew knits on a regular home sewing machine using an adjustable zig zag stitch or other stretch stitches - there is no need to invest in specialist equipment, although if you have an overlocker that is a bonus.

We are partnering with Sinclair Patterns for our patterns in this course.  Oxana has a wonderful range of knit sewing pdf patterns and based locally on the Gold Coast.  Students will recieve a generous discount of 50% to purchase the course patterns.

Sinclair Patterns has a fabulous size range and all patterns come in Regular, Petite and Tall with sizes from XS to XXL. Please take a look at the Size Guide for more info.  If you fall outside of this range please touch base with us to that we can assist you to grade the pattern to your own personal size. 

The course includes :

  • Learn all about knit and stretch fabrics
  • Discover what makes stretch sewing differnent
  • Uncover the best methods to sew stretchy fabrics
  • Create, cut and sew a relaxed cut knit tee
  • Discover how to sew an easy sew knit dress
  • Develop your techniques and all the hints!

What’s included:

  • Professional teaching in a fun and friendly environment
  • 12.5 hours of sewing tuition in a group of up to 6 students
  • Class notes as required
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits to keep you going

You will need to bring/supply:

  • Your sewing machine although we do offer the hire of studio machines if required 
  • Materials - patterns, quality knit fabric and elastic for the class projects (the estimated cost of materials is $80). Details of these will be provided after booking.
  • Pins, bobbins, dressmaking shears, thread etc.
Skill level required:

This course is designed as the next step up for beginner sewers. If you haven’t sewn before  take a look at our  Beginner Basics Course. If you have been sewing for a little while and would like to gain more confidence in your skills and learn a host of useful information then this is the course for you!

Please read our booking terms and conditions for our classes before purchase.



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