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Sewing Classes Kids, Tween, Teen - Ages 8 to 16

When:

Sat 23 Aug 2014, 1:30pm–3:00pm
Sat 30 Aug 2014, 1:30pm–3:00pm
Sat 6 Sep 2014, 1:30pm–3:00pm
Sat 13 Sep 2014, 1:30pm–3:00pm
Sat 20 Sep 2014, 1:30pm–3:00pm

Where: Sew Inspired Sewing School, 21 Clensmore Place, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Listed by: inspiration

After School Classes & Saturday afternoons (x 2 classes)

Creative Sewing Classes combining hand and machine sewing 8-11yrs
Most projects combine hand and machine sewing. Also allowing lots of scope for creative expression by embellishing. Level one: a hand sewn animal pouch, decorated white tee shirt, decorative wall organizer, cute felt cat, or owl pillow, diary cover, Level 2: cool jean bag, pencil or sewing roll, crazy creatures, party favour gift-bag, applique tote bag and a crazy patch cushion cover. Prerequisite No experience necessary

Beginners 101 machine sewing 10-16yrs
While sewing a variety of patterns provided, you will also learn the basics of the sewing machine, marking, grain-lines, pinning, cutting, stitching pressing, supplies/tools, fabric info and more... This gives you a great beginner foundation, as you easily gain more confidence, speed and skills. Prerequisite No experience necessary

Commercial Pattern Series Levels one to three (Intermediate)
Starting with beginner styles, you will purchase a commercial pattern from a pre-selected list suitable for your skill level. You will also learn how to read and understand the commercial pattern envelope, instruction sheets, including: sewing terms, fabric layouts, pattern symbols, and simple pattern adaptions.
Gradually gaining more experience, with more advanced sewing techniques and professional tips, and tricks to take you to an intermediate level of sewing. Prerequisite Beginners 101 or similar experience.

Lynn-Marie Young (Dip fashion and textiles)