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Absolute Beginners Sewing Sept-October

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, happening 4 times

$60 - $130
Absolute Beginners Pyjama Pants, Made on Marion

Monday evenings  25 September, 2, 9, 16 October 6-8.30 pm (4 sessions)

Cost: $130 plus $60 materials fee (which covers everything needed to make a drawstring bag, zippered cushion cover + cushion inner, and pyjama pants)

To register for the class (or to inquire about any class), please email Leimomi with your name, a contact number and the name of the class you’d like to be in as the subject line.

Drawstring bag

A class for people who have never sewn a stitch since school, or maybe never been on a sewing machine at all.

Learn the fundamentals of sewing as we work our way through a series of fun, simple projects, from the most basic stitching on a drawstring bag, to zippers on cushion covers, and then to working with patterns and sewing a garment as you make a pair of pyjama pants.

Cushion covers - Absolute Beginners Sewing

The first session covers using a sewing machine, basic sewing, and fabric knowledge, as you make a drawstring bag.  While making the bag you use straight stitching, backstitching, top-stitching, and edge stitching.

In the second session you move on to a cushion cover with a set-in zip, building on the skills learned in the first session, and adding in zippers and zig-zag stitching.

In the third and fourth sessions you’ll be learning to work with commercial patterns and how to sew a simple garment and make basic pattern adjustments as you make a  pyjama pants.

A fun, accessible class. Classes are limited to six students so everyone gets quality time with the tutor.

Absolute Beginners Pyjama Pants, Made on Marion

At the end of the class students will know how to use a sewing machine, all its basic functions and stitches, how to make simple home decor items and how to follow sewing tutorials, and how to make pyjama pants and follow a simple sewing pattern.

Materials: The $60 materials fee covers all the fabrics and notions needed for the entire class. These include materials to make a drawstring bag (class one), a zippered cushion cover + inner (class two) and pyjama pants (classes three and four).

If you own a sewing machine then you should bring it, but if not we have machines available for your use. Please don’t buy a sewing machine for this class – part of what you get out of it is a chance to try different models so that you can make an informed choice if you do wish to buy one.

To register for the class (or to inquire about any class), please email Leimomi with your name, a contact number and the name of the class you’d like to be in as the subject line.

Teacher:  This class is taught by our awesome sewing expert Leimomi Oakes.

A note: Absolute Beginners Sewing is designed as an adult sewing class.  If you have a child or teen who would like to learn to sew we’re happy to direct you to an appropriate class.

Details

Date:
October 2
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$60 - $130
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Organizer

Made Marion

Venue

Made Marion Craft
1/100 Tory St
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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Phone:
048015850
Website:
www.mademarioncraft.co.nz