Work Shop

Beginner – Learn To Sew

Held in our Sewing Lounge in Paddington, this four week class will teach you everything you need to know to get started with sewing.

The beginners class will teach you everything you need to know about a sewing machine as well as show you how to read a pattern, set it and adjust the measurements to fit your body exactly, which fabrics to use and of course, sewing skills! You will master the invisible zipper, interfacing and sewing a curve. You get a gorgeous individualised skirt to take home and impress your friends as well as the pattern to your measurements so you can make it time and time again! This class will enable you to not only finish this pattern, but go on and continue to finish patterns of your choice without fear.Sew Gorgeous workshops are individually paced and our instructors are enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate about giving you both a useful skill and a creative outlet.
No one will be left behind!The next courses start:
JANUARY – all classes full
Monday 10 February (6pm-8.30pm)
Sunday 16 February (12.00-2.30pm)
Monday 10 March (6pm-8.30pm)
Sunday 16 March (3.00-5.30pm)

Please note: the dates listed are START dates, the class runs every chosen day (e.g. Monday OR SUNDAY) once a week for four weeks.

Cost is $180 for the block of four classes.


BLW_Day_Dress_(detail)_1836_-_1840Intermediate – Vintage Style Tea Dress

Would you love a super cute and flattering Tea dress but can’t stand the vintage fabric or find the commercial ones too short?
Have you been sewing a while but need a hand in taking it to the next level?
Our vintage style Tea dress workshop will provide you with a pattern, teach you how to adjust it for your individual measurements, sew a close fitting, flattering bodice using princess seams, master the zipper, learn to remove or add lining to a bodice and even provide you with new vintage inspired fabric should you desire it.
This dress comes with many options; a Peter Pan Collar, A sweetheart Neckline, sleeves and a belt to allow you to make a truly individual dress.
The cost of this four week course is $150.

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Discounts apply for Learn to Sew students.