Sewing 101 course - Sewing for Beginners


Tuesday, February 6, 2024


6:15pm - 8:15pm (every Tuesday night for 8 weeks)


$ 220.00 AUD


Embark on an 8-week sewing journey! This sewing course led by our expert instructor Amanda L.

Explore the art of stitching with hands-on lessons covering sewing machine skills, overlocking, fabric exploration, and crafting chic tote bags and zipper purses. From garment repairs to creating your own t-shirt –this sewing course combines essential skills with creative projects. Unleash your sewing potential with us.

PLEASE NOTE: You must bring your own machine (No Centre machines left for hire).

Term 1, 2024 – Tuesdays

Class Dates: 6 February 2024 - 26 March, 2024

Time: 6:15pm - 8:15pm

Duration: 8 weeks (Once a week - Tuesdays)

Cost: $220 full fee or *$180 Concession

and $50 materials fee

The cost of materials and tools is not included, so be prepared to spend $50 for material fee.

*PLEASE NOTE: If you want to get the discounted rate of $180 Concession, then you must contact the office by email

Course Overview:

Session 1 - introduction to sewing machine and learn seams, hems, and stitches. To do samples of each finish for student to take home.

Session 2 - Introduction to using an over-locker.  

Session 3 - Intro to sewing patterns and fabrics. Create a sampler to take home of fabrics and pattern commendations.

Session 4 - Sewing project. Create a tote bag and zipper purse. Participants can also bring in their own fabric markers or fabric paints to decorate after sewing.

Session 5 - Repairs & Alterations. Participants to bring in a garment that needs a repair and a garment for a basic alteration such as hemming.

Session 6 - Overlocking lesson. Cut and sew your own t-shirt. We will cover cutting the knot fabric, overlocking it, applying a neckline and hemming. The tutor will bring in a special machine to finish them.  

Session 7 & 8 - Last two weeks we will focus on a simple chosen garment students vote for and spend the time over week 7 & 8 preparing our fabric, sewing and finishing.

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Terms and Conditions:

Bookings are only confirmed after receiving completed enrollment form and payment.

Unless a class is postponed or cancelled by SKCC, refunds and transfers are only considered when a written request is received 10 days before your course begins.

An administration fee of $35 applies. No refunds are given once a course has commenced. If you fail to attend a class that you have paid for, you will not receive a refund. Classes may be cancelled due to insufficient enrolments. If your class is cancelled by SKCC, you will receive a full refund. SKCC reserves the right to alter or postpone courses, or to change fees, teachers or locations if unforeseen circumstances occur.

If you enroll in a Pre-accredited course, we will require additional information. You will need to fill in a detailed enrolment form.

If there is a medical emergency, you authorise SKCC to seek appropriate care on your behalf and you accept full responsibility for expenses incurred.

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