Sew your own top

Course summary

Discover the fundamentals of sewing whilst making your own garment. Learn how to sew a simple top, or if you are up for it a button down shirt. You will learn how to measure and choose the right size pattern and how to adjust the pattern for a better fit.

What you will learn

  • sewing techniques
  • how to read a pattern
  • how to sew your own top or shirt
  • how to adjust patterns to improve fit

What you will get

  • at least one top to take home

What to bring

  • sewing machine
  • sewing accessories – scissors, thread, chalk, pins, needles, measuring tape
  • notebook & pencil

About the tutor

Ruth has been sewing for decades. She has a passion for making things for others, from children’s clothing, bags, juggling balls to finger puppet outfits. In recent years Ruth has been sewing more clothing for herself, including shirts to skirt and even jeans. She hopes to inspire more people to sew their own clothes.

Course cost

COST: $259.00 / $249.00 Concession

Class availability: 7 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Wednesday 16 October
6.00pm – 8.30pm (8 sessions)

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