Sewing for Beginners


Thursday, July 25, 2024


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


$ 180.00 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 can bring your own sewing machine or request for the Centre's sewing machines  hire.

Term 3, 2024 – Thursdays

Class Dates: 25 JULY 2024 – 12 SEPTEMBER, 2024

Time: 6:15pm - 8:15pm

Duration: 8 weeks (Once a week - Thursdays)

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

and also submit your concession card copy.

Course Overview:

Session 1 - introduction to sewing machine, learning to thread the machine and test out stitches. Sampler to take home.

Session 2 - Using the basic skills we learnt in session 1, students will learn how to make a scrunchie and learn how to use elastic.

Session 3 - Students will create a tote bag, with an introduction to the over-locker.

Session 4 - Learning to sew a zipper and making a zipper purse further exposure to the over-locker.

Session 5 - Repairs & Alterations. Participants to bring in garments that need repairing or alterations.

Session 6 - T-shirt Project. Students to use the over-locker to create a basic Tshirt. 

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