LEARN TO SEW Wednesdays

  • Location: A7 - Fraser High School
  • Start Date: Wednesday 8th Feb, 2023.
  • End Date: Wednesday 29th Mar, 2023.
  • Time: 7-9pm.
  • 8 Weeks.
  • 2 hours per week.
  • Course Fee: $79.00.


Tutor: Jenny Stewart.

This class is for absolute beginners and people who wish to refresh and extend their sewing skills. You will learn sewing techniques and terminology , how to interpret and understand pattern instructions , how to use a machine , sizing ,choosing fabrics and much more. You will complete a simple item to get you going and become enthused to make individual garments / projects of your choice , e.g. quilts, dress-ups , soft furnishings and accessories , toys , altering and individualising your creations, .All with group and individual tuition . At the end of the course you will have caught the " sewing bug " and have the skills to carry on on your own or return for a further term to sew with a group and an experienced tutor's guidance.

Course Requirements 

Fabric, scissors, Bernina bobbin, Unpicker, Thread, Pins, Tape measure,

Pattern , choose from : Kwik Sew 3480 apron ,3597 bag ,or 3602 pj pants or other similar basic pattern.

Fabric and any requirements as listed on the back of the pattern. Scrap cotton fabric or calico to play around with. All fabrics should be pre-washed.

Tutors: Jenny Stewart

This course is supported by the TEC (Tertiary Education Commission) to assist with literacy and numeracy needs of students. You must attend 80% of the class. At the same time we hope you will learn other useful and interesting skills and have a lot of fun learning with us.