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Classes

Wellington sewing classes

WELLINGTON SEWING CENTRE
CLASSES ON SOON!  
Contact jo@sewingdirect.co.nz or phone Jo on  3874506 to enrol

 

Classes for kids in the July school holidays : we have 6 classes. See the end of this schedule for details - and enrol your child(ren) soon!

 

ADULT CLASSES

  • SOCK KNITTING -   May 13 and 20 (2 Saturdays) 10am – noon  Tutor Katharine Gebbie,  $50 plus materials (sample instore)
  • OVERLOCKER BOOTCAMP -  May 18 and 25 (2 Thursdays) 6pm – 8.15pm  Tutor Gemma Crouch-Gatehouse, $75 includes fabric for 2 kids’ garments  (samples instore)
  • WEAVING FOR BEGINNERS - May 20 and 27 (2 Saturdays) 10am – 1pm Tutor Cris Mirkin, looms available for use, $100 plus materials  (samples instore) -
  • MASTER KNITTING CLASS - ADVANCED TECHNIQUES – May 27 and June 3 (2 Saturdays) 10.30 – noon, Tutor Nanette Cormack, $50 plus materials 
  • SIX-SIDED KALEIDOSCOPE MACHINE PATCHWORK -(sample instore)  May 21 and June 11 (2 Sundays) 10am – 3.30pm  Tutor Shirley Mooney  $120 plus materials
  • ADULT MACHINE SEW: MAKE YOURSELF A DRESS June 3 and 10  (2 Saturdays) 10.30am – 3pm both days (This class is suitable for those who have done Maria’s adult beginners’ machine sewing class or who are otherwise ) Tutor Maria French $80 plus pattern and materials (sample instore)
  • BEGINNERS’ KNITTING June 10 and 17 (2 Saturdays) 10am – 12.noon both days, Tutor Katharine Gebbie $45  plus materials 
  • INTRODUCTION TO PATTERN MAKING : MAKE A SKIRT June 24 and July 1  (2 Saturdays) 10.30am – 3pm both days., Tutor Maria French  $80 plus materials
  • LACE KNITTING - (for intermediate knitters)  June 8 AND 15 (2 Thursdays) 6.15 – 8pm  Tutor Sue Schreuder $60 plus materials (sample instore)
  • JAPANESE PANEL (APPLIQUE) – June 1, 8 and 15 (Thursday) 6pm - 8pm Tutor Marjorie Thomas, $80 plus materials (sample instore) 
  • MACHINE QUILTING FOR BEGINNERS - June 18 (Sunday) 10am – 3.30pm, Tutor Shirley Mooney  $75 includes materials   
  • THREAD DRAWING (with sewing machine) -  June 24, July 1 and 8, (3 Saturdays) class 1 =  10am – to 1pm;  classes 2 and 3 = 10am to noon  Tutor Marian Scott-Rowe (sample instore)  $80 (bring sewing machine)
  • GET TO KNOW YOUR COMPUTERISED MACHINE - July 2 (Sunday) 10am – 3.30pm Tutor Shirley Mooney   $65 plus materials
  • SCRAPOLICIOUS – SCRAP QUILTING FOR BEGINNERS - July 22 (Saturday) 10am – 4pm,  Tutor Dianne Barndon, $65 plus materials
  • QUILT AS YOU GO TECHNIQUES –  August 19 and 20 (Sunday) 10am – 3.30pm Tutor Shirley Mooney  $120 plus materials
  • OPEN QUILT DAY, September 10 (Sunday) 10am – 3.30pm, bring your machine and latest project and Shirley Mooney will help you with the tricky bits. $60
  • GET TO KNOW YOUR COMPUTERISED MACHINE - September 17 (Sunday) Tutor Shirley Mooney   $70 includes materials

 

 

 

  • 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)