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Fast-track Sewing Class Bundle: Beginner to Intermediate Techniques - all materials included

Fast-track Sewing Class Bundle: Beginner to Intermediate Techniques - all materials included

Regular price $300.00 AUD
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Overview

This sewing class bundle is designed to take students from basic to intermediate sewing skills through a series of practical and fun projects. The projects included are a tote bag, a turtle pincushion, a cushion cover with a lapped (hidden) zip, and a zipper pouch. Each project builds on the skills learned in the previous one, ensuring a gradual and comprehensive learning experience.

Step One:  Book your Bundle

Step Two: Choose any four of our Sew Anything Monday or Thursday Classes.  No need to choose them all at once.  Pick and choose to suit your schedule.  

Step Three:  We'll we see you for your first lesson.

 

Project 1: Tote Bag

Objective: Teach basic sewing techniques including cutting fabric, straight stitching, and assembling a simple bag with a lining, gusset (flat bottom) and handles to fit you.

Skills Learned:

  • Measuring and cutting fabric
  • Straight stitching
  • Top stitching
  • Sewing gussets
  • Creating and attaching handles
  • Basic bag construction

 

Project 2: Turtle Pincushion

Objective: Introduce students to sewing small, detailed projects and working with patterns.

Skills Learned:

  • Following a pattern
  • Sewing curves
  • Sewing small pieces
  • Hand sewing
  • Stuffing and shaping

 

Project 3: Cushion Cover with Lapped Zip

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Objective: Teach students how to install a lapped zipper (the most rewarding way to make a cushion cover) and create a functional and beautiful cushion.

Skills Learned:

  • Rotary cutting
  • Installing a lapped zipper
  • Using a zipper foot
  • Sewing a cushion cover

 

Project 4: Quilted Zipper Pouch

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Objective: Consolidate skills by creating a small, practical item with a zipper.  This zip technique is different to the technique used to sew your cushion.  

 

Skills Learned:

  • Working with lining
  • Quilting
  • Installing a standard zipper
  • Top-stitching
  • Sewing a pouch

 

Additional Resources included

Patterns:

  • Step-by-step project instructions with diagrams
  • Sewing terminology glossary
  • Tips for troubleshooting common sewing issues

Tools:

  • Sewing machines (one per student) (or bring your own)
  • Sewing kits to use in class (scissors, pins, needles, seam ripper)
  • Ironing station

Fabric and haberdashery

  • All fabric and haberdashery to make your projects included in the price.  Choose from our beautiful selection of cottons, corduroys and linens to suit your tastes.  

Class Structure:

  • Each project can be completed in a Sew Anything Class on Mondays or Thursdays
  • Start each class with a demonstration followed by guided practice
  • Allow time for individual assistance and Q&A

To conclude

This bundle provides a comprehensive introduction to sewing, covering essential skills and techniques through engaging projects. By the end of the course, students will have completed four projects and gained the confidence to tackle more advanced sewing endeavors.

We look forward to seeing you elevate your sewing skills in this exciting new class!

Details:

Class Cost: $300.00

When: Any 4 Monday or Thursday Sew Anything Classes (Mondays 10-1 or Thursdays 10-12:30 each week).

Our Philosophy:

At Frangipani Fabrics, we foster an inclusive classroom and take pride in our welcoming community. We practice accessible and adaptive teaching, utilizing our collective experience and skills to assist you.

Accessibility: Despite our goal to have an accessible sewing classroom, in our current location the classroom is unfortunately up a flight of stairs. There is a small bathroom downstairs, not wheelchair accessible. If you have any queries about the accessibility of our classroom, please give us a call.

We do have a mobile classroom which we take to different venues that are wheelchair accessible, so please do keep an eye out for those classes if you are unable to visit our North Hobart store.

NO SHOW POLICY

All Frangipani Fabrics Classes are limited to a certain number of class participants.  You do need to give us notice if you wish to cancel your class.

If you are unable to attend the class that you have booked, you must give us

1 WEEKS’ NOTICE.

Failure to do this means that your fee has been forfeited.

Last minute cancellations will also be considered as No Shows

 

 

 

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