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Wellington sewing classes


 

 WELLINGTON SEWING CENTRE

CONTACT jo@sewingdirect.co.nz or Jo on 3874506 to enrol

 

We have three open sessions each week  (no need to book – just turn up)

  1. Knit (or crochet) and Natter group – every Thursday from 10am to noon in the shop’s wool room. Come along for a chat and communal knit/crochet (no charge)
  2. Machine Sewing with Subtle Supervision - every Tuesday 10am – noon (except school holidays if there are kids’ classes on) BYO machine and project and get staff help with any tricky bits. $15
  3. STARTING IN JULY- Crochet with Gentle Guidance - every Wednesday 10am – noon. Bring your latest project and our staff will advise on any tricky bits.  $10

 

Upcoming classes at the shop

  • Get to Know your Computerised Machine Sunday 2 July, 10am – 3.30pm, Tutor Shirley Mooney, $65 plus materials
  • For kids!! 6 school holiday classes, 10am – noon on consecutive days (July 10 & 11;    12 & 13;    14 & 15;   17 & 18,   19 &20;    21 & 22) – see bottom of this page for details. Samples instore
  • Weaving for Beginners July 15 and 29 (2 Saturdays) 10am – 1pm both days, Tutor Cris Mirkin. Looms available for use, $100 plus material. (Samples instore)
  • Crochet for Beginners July 20 and 27 (2 Thursdays) 6.15 – 7.45pm both evenings, Tutor Prue Hurndell $45 make an afghan blanket – as big or small as you like. Sample instore
  • Overlocker bootcamp for beginners July 27 and August 3 (2 Thursdays) 6.15pm – 8.15pm both evenings, Tutor Gemma Crouch-Gatehouse, make a wee Tshirt and hoodie, $75 includes fabric for both garments. (Samples instore)
  • Scrapolicious – Scrap quilting for beginners August 5 (Saturday) 10am – 4pm, Tutor Dianne Barndon, $65 plus materials
  • Quilt as you go techniques- August 19 and 20 (Saturday and Sunday) 10am – 3pm, Tutor Shirley Mooney, $120 plus materials
  • Open Quilt Day September 10, Sunday. 10a,m – 3pm bring your machine and project and Shirley Mooney will help you with the tricky bits $60 
  • Get to Know your Computerised Machine September 17 (Sunday) Tutor Shirley Mooney - $65

 

Plus more classes to come soon! Watch this space for -

  • Adult beginners’ machine sewing
  • Adult machine sewing – next step up from beginners
  • Intro to pattern making: make a skirt block
  • Intermediate knitting – techniques and reading patterns
  • Crochet – next step up from beginners - make a beanie

 

 CLASSES FOR KIDS!!!

  •  In the July school holidays we are offering 6 machine sewing classes for kids aged 9 or more.     4 classes are for beginner level machine sewers and 2 classes are for kids at the next level up from beginners (eg they will be at that level if they’ve done one of our beginner classes).
  • Kids need to bring a well-functioning sewing machine (with foot control, and good quality thread) or arrange to borrow one of our machines.

 

  • KIDS’ MACHINE SEWING CLASSES -
    • Beginners:  July 10 & 11 (Monday and Tuesday)  10am – noon both days, Tutor Kayla McGlashan,  $55 includes materials (make and decorate a totebag)
    • Beginners:  July 14 and 15 (Friday & Saturday), 10am – noon, Tutor Maria French, $55 includes materials (make an owl or fox cushion) 
    • Beginners: July 17 and 18, (Monday & Tuesday), 10am – noon, Tutor Kayla McGlashan, $55 includes materials (make and decorate a totebag)
    • Beginners: July 21 and 22 (Friday and Saturday)  10am – noon, Tutor Maria French, $55 includes materials  (make an owl or fox cushion)

 Next level up from beginners :

  • July 12 & 13 (Wednesday and Thursday) 10am - noon  Tutor Gemma Crouch-Gatehouse $55 includes materials  (make a monster toy)

  • Next level up from beginners: July 19 and 20 (Wednsday and Thursday ) 10am – noon both days Tutor Gemma Crouch-Gatehouse, $55 includes materials (make a backpack)

 

 

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