Introduction to Sewing – Saturday’s

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(1 customer review)


Saturday, May 22nd 1-5pm

Saturday, June 26th 1-5pm

Learn the basics of sewing in one easy workshop. This course is perfect for the absolute beginner. If you’ve always wanted to try sewing or need a refresher course after a long break, this course will cover everything you need to know to get you on your way. In this workshop you will learn sewing terminology, how to thread a sewing machine, wind a bobbin, sew straight lines and seam pressing techniques. We will discuss how to shop for fabric, and what to look for when buying a sewing machine. Finally, you will learn how to sew your very own simple tote bag!

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Skill level required

This sewing lesson is designed for the complete beginner.

What you will learn.

  • Understand the parts of the sewing machine and accessories.

  • Threading of a sewing machine and winding a bobbin.
  • Understand some sewing terminology.
  • Stitch straight lines and curves.

  • Finish seams
  • How to sew darts
  • How to press a seam.
  • Make a your own tote bag!

What to bring.

  • All sewing machines and fabric is provided however please feel free to bring your own machine or fabric if you have something special in mind.


  • Tea & Coffee
  • Sewing machines and fabric.
  • Beginner sewing lessons are run in my cool little studio in Elsternwick, right near the train station.

The maximum number of students is five so each student will get personalised instructions and plenty of time to practise on the sewing machines supplied.

*Annie has her Fashion Design and Production Certificate and over 30 years of sewing experience.

*Annie has also been recently awarded  Dressmaker of the Year Award, 2018 from Simplicity patterns.

1 review for Introduction to Sewing – Saturday’s

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Absolutely fantastic sewing class for beginners , Annie is an amazing teacher. Loved making tote bags x

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