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Sewing Classes - Kids Tweens Teens

Sewing Classes - Kids Tweens Teens

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  • Tue 12 Feb ’13, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Wed 13 Feb ’13, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Thu 14 Feb ’13, 4:30pm – 6:00pm


Sew Inspired Sewing School, 21 Clensmore Place, Torbay



Kids, tweens, teens aged 8-15 years.

All classes held in Torbay, North Shore. All classes run for 8 weeks and are 1.5 hours long.

Starting dates & times 2013:
Saturdays: 16 February 2pm to 3:30pm;
Tuesdays: 12 February 4:30pm to 6pm;
Wednesdays: 13 February 4:30pm to 6pm;
Thursdays: 14 February 4:30pm to 6pm.

Home-school option below (there are a couple of spaces left).
Wednesdays: 13 February 1:30pm to 3pm.

Class descriptions:

Beginners 101
Learn the sewing basics including: the sewing machine, marking, grain-lines, pinning, cutting, stitching pressing, supplies/tools, fabric info and more. This gives you a great beginner foundation, as you easily gain more confidence, speed and skills.

There are three levels of projects in 101, you will sew a minimum of two projects from each level: one, two and three. Here are some of the options you can choose to sew: artistic notice board, book cover, a variety of bags, cushions, a skirt, shorts, PJs, aprons, pencil case, makeup bag, skirt with yoke etc. No experience necessary

Commercial Pattern Series
Moving to the more experienced level of sewing, now from a commercial pattern, you can learn how to read and understand the commercial pattern instruction sheets, including: commercial pattern & sewing terms, symbols, simple pattern adaptations and more sewing techniques and professional tips, and tricks.

Starting with beginner level patterns you will purchase a commercial pattern from a pre-selected list, and complete the course with a finished garment. You will sew a minimum of three patterns from each level before going to the next level. Learning a variety of more difficult techniques and stitching various garment styles, to take you to an intermediate level of sewing. Prerequisite beginners 101 or similar experience.

Email sewinspired@xtra.co.nz
Lynn-Marie Young (Dip fashion and textiles)

Sew Inspired will be closed from 21 December to 14 January 2013.

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