Dec 6, 2010

sewing classes

smallthingsMade is very excited to present  School Holiday Sewing Classes between Jan 10 - Jan 22, 2011.

We will also be having a fabulous calender of sewing classes and crafting workshops for ages 6+ to adult in 2011, so be sure to email me to be notified of future dates.

All classes will take place at the lovely Ithaca Hall on Enoggera Terrace, Red Hill, 4059. Class sizes are small so everyone can benefit from personal attention.

Below is a description of the classes we are offering and here is the timetable.



Kids Sewing 1: Let’s make a brooch – ages 6+
In this class you will sew your own beautiful brooch using hand stitching techniques. Choose from four designs; a bird, an owl, a heart or a cloud. We will teach you how to blanket stitch the edge, fill with stuffing and embellish with beads, a button & embroidery stitches. Lastly we will attach a pin to the back so you can wear your creation home.

All materials and equipment supplied by smallthingsMade.
1 x 2hr session
$35



Kids Sewing 2: A little felt softie – ages 6+
Softies are a fun introduction to sewing. Choose from our four cute designs. We will teach you how to cut out the softie shape, embellish it with beads, buttons and decorative stitching, blanket stitch the edge and fill with stuffing. Your softie is then ready for you to take home with you.

All materials and equipment supplied by smallthingsMade.
1 x 2hr session
$35
For bookings & dates


Kids Sewing 3: Cross Stitch - ages 6+
Come and count threads with us as we have fun with one of the oldest forms of embroidery. Cross stitch is making a big revival in the craft world and this class will show you how to do it. Using a design chart and embroidery hoop we will cross stitch a beautiful artwork for your wall.

All materials and equipment supplied by smallthingsmade.
1 x 2hr session
$35
For bookings & dates



Young / Teen Sewing 1: Petite Skirt – ages 10+
This class is a fun class to get beginner students on their way to basic machine sewing. Starting at the beginning we will guide you through machine basics including threading, bobbin winding, tension and stitch types. You will then layout and cut two rectangles which you will machine sew together using some basic stitches and flat seams to create a cute Petite skirt.

Students will need to bring
1m of 100% cotton fabric (min 112cm wide) and matching thread.
All other equipment and materials supplied by smallthingsMade.
1x 3hr session
$65
For bookings & dates ages 10+



Young / Teen Sewing 2: Petite Top - ages 10+
This is a follow on class from Young Sewing 1. In this class we will make a simple summer top. We will show you how to measure yourself to get correct sizing and then layout and cut our top pattern. We will show you the technique of  french seams for beautiful finishing and sew a facing for the armholes. The top is then finished with a ribbon of your choice.

Students will need to bring
1.2m of 100% cotton fabric (min 112cm wide) and matching thread. 1.6m ribbon or cotton tape for the tie.
All other equipment and materials supplied by smallthingsMade.
1x 3hr session
$65


Young/Teen Sewing 3: Zippers & Buttonholes - ages 10+
This class will teach you how to confidently sew in zippers and have neat little buttonholes on your garments.You will make a cute pencil case incorporating both these techniques.

All materials and equipment supplied by smallthingsMade.
1x3hr session
$65
For bookings & dates ages 10+

Throughout the year we are planning the following classes;

Young / Teen Sewing 4: Commercial Patterns - ages 10+
Adult Sewing : Beginners Courses

Private Tuition