Not confident about your machine? Then come and learn how to use it. Eg: altering tensions; using different stitches and feet. Gain the confidence you will need to make a garment. BYO sewing machine with foot control and power cord to class, and all materials. Materials are not included in the course fee. Estimated cost of materials approx. $20, subject to personal choice.
Learn all steps from cutting your material to the finished garment. Save money by making clothes for yourself and your family. Estimated cost of materials is $40. BYO sewing machine with foot control and power cord to all classes. NOTE: You must know how to thread machine and bobbin or have done the Get to Know Your Sewing Machine Course
A one-day workshop for beginners only. Let our tutor show you how to get the very best out of your overlocker. Estimated cost of materials $20. BYO overlocker in good working order and all materials. Materials are not included in the course fee.
Gain the skills to draft a basic top, skirt and pant pattern from scratch. Learn how to fit them all. We also cover a few adaptation techniques. Some sewing skills required and access to a sewing machine between sessions would be beneficial
Want to learn how to alter garments that don't quite fit, patch and repair. This course will cover adjusting garments, hems, zips, patches and button holes, as well as adding or deleting decorations on garments. BYO sewing machine.
Learn how to read a pattern, cast on, count stitches, correct tension, increase and decrease. Learn the basic types of crochet stitches by making a stitch sampler and then starting a project of your own choice. Materials cost approx. $10.
Embroidery is an amazing beautiful relaxing craft and can be added to so many items and gifts. This is an introductory embroidery course involves hand stitching and provides an overview of the basic embroidery techniques. You will use bold colours to add variety to your embroidery project design with fabric and thread through the simple step-by-step techniques. Start to learn embroidery, a beautiful craft, and show yourself just how easy it can be. Approximate materials cost $40. With Victoria Lowery
French Lace, Silk Fabric, Feathers, Pearls, Beads & Sequins. In romantic soft shades of Blush, Ecru and Ash. Workshop will cover Embroidery, feather work, application of Beads & Sequins. Suitable for all skill levels. A kit to be purchased from Tutor for $75 on the day, other materials cost approx. $25 and must be purchased prior to the class. With Crystal Gaye.
Tambour beading is a professional hand bead technique that is performed with a fine hook. The Tambour hook is used to embroider chain stitches to attach beads and sequins onto fabric that is stretched drum tight. You can now learn the secrets of the couture houses of Paris and London right here in Adelaide. With a little patience and practice you can learn the beautiful art of French Tambour Embroidery. This workshop is an introduction to the technique, a kit for $100 to be purchased from the Tutor. Other materials cost approx. $150 - $170 and must be purchased prior to the class.
Watercolour Batik is an amazing form of art that combines masking fluid medium and watercolours on hot-pressed paper. You can easily imitate a beautiful batik style painting on paper, using versatile watercolour paint and other eye-catching texture techniques that will be demonstrated in the class. Introduce yourself to a lovely watercolour batik technique and learn how many layers can be built up creating depth and a richness of overlapping batik style colours on paper. Materials cost approximately $70.
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