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Weekend Sewing for Beginners

Weekend Sewing for Beginners

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  • Sat 19 Sep, 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sun 20 Sep, 10:00am – 4:00pm


Selwyn Community Education, 203 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama



Ticket Information:

  • BYO lunch. Course fee (bring your own fabric and haberdashery): $145.00

Selwyn Community Education is based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland.

This course runs over a weekend 10 AM - 4 PM both days. Courses are scheduled to run:
28 and 29 Match 2020
20 and 21 June 2020
19 and 20 September 2020
14 and 15 November 2020

About the course:
This course is designed for those new to sewing and will teach fundamental sewing skills while making a tote bag and an apron. At the conclusion of the course you will be confident at the machine, and will have completed two practical garments.

Expected learning outcomes. In this class you will learn how to:
- thread and use a sewing machine
- use an overlocker
- lay out and cut your fabric
- sew a garment together

You will learn lots of helpful tips along the way about design, fabric, and construction techniques.

The tote and apron patterns will be supplied, but you will need to bring pins, fabric, thread, interfacing, etc. Full details supplied in your course instructions. Bring your lunch each day. Tea and coffee will be provided.

You can either bring your own machine or use the Berninas provided in our sewing room.

Our mission is to provide quality affordable and accessible lifelong learning opportunities for our community.

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