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The School Holiday Program @ The Sewing Room

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Teens 12+
The Sewing Room is offering a great range of classes for teenagers, to suit both beginners and those wanting to undertake more challenging projects. Develop skills with textiles, add to your folio, or just make something completely unique. Classes are run in the bright and busy Sewing Room and are led by friendly and experienced Sewing Room instructors.Teens are also encouraged to join in on our range of regularly scheduled open age classes.

Children’s Classes 5+
The Sewing Room offers fun, educational and inspiring classes for Chrildren aged five years and up. Children can simply have fun, create something of which they can be proud, or learn skills that will last a lifetime. Classes are run by friendly and experienced Sewing Room instructors.

“Sew” join one of our fantastic classes spanning many different areas of interest:

Beautiful bird brooch Buttons hair pins 6

Beautiful bird brooch / Buttons hair pins 6+
Tuesday 6th April 10am to 12pm

Sew your own beautitful bird brooch to dress up any outfit. Ages 6+
Please note: Parental supervision for children 8 years & under is required.
1 x 2 hour session
$40
All sewing equipment and all materials will be supplied.

Wise old owl (girls) and monsters (boys) t-shirt 6+
Wednesday 7th April 10am to 12pm
We will appliqué a wise old owl or a monster on a cool organic T-shirt. Using simple techniques for a fantastic effect.We are going to cut, paint, fold, sew and applique’ your way to an in terribly cute new t-shirt. This is loads of fun. Ages 6+ Please note: Parental supervision for children 8 years & under is required.
1 x 2 hour session
$55
Arm yourself with a apron.
All sewing equipment and all materials will be supplied. Just tell us what size t-shirt when you book please.

 Wise old owl tshirt Children Sewing Class

A5 Journal Cover
Thursday 8th April 10am to 12pm
In this three hour class you can construct an attractive cover for a A5 Journal that will last for years.
Personalise it with the fabric of your choice and re-use the pattern to cover anything you want! Ages 6+
Please note: Parental supervision for children 8 years & under is required.
1 x 2 hour session
$40
All sewing equipment and all materials will be supplied.

Felt Softies 6+
Friday 9th April 10am to 12pm
This simple and fun project will have you creating your very own soft toy companion. We will provide everything you need to make a weird or whimsical creature of your own imagination. Ages 6+
Please note: Parental supervision for children 8 years & under is required,
1 x 2 hour session
All sewing equipment and all materials will be supplied.

Teens Learn to Sew: Basic Sewing Module 1
Tuesday 6th April 2pm to 5pm

For those who are completely new to sewing. This class will be led in a simple and easy to follow format. First you will be acquainted with the sewing machine and its features, dials and buttons. You will learn to confidently set up the machine for sewing, how to insert a needle, thread the machine, and wind and load a bobbin. In the three half of the class you will make your own sewing satchel, whilst learning handy construction tips.
1 x 3 hour class (Please bring a snack and drink for a short break during the class).
$60
 BYO: 1.2 mtrs fabric (non-stretch), matching thread and 1 button (max 2cm diameter).

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Teens Sewing Basics Module 2: 3hour Zips & Buttonholes
Wednesday 7th April 2pm to 5pm

Learn to finish your garments with working and professional looking closures. This class will give you the information you need to confidently sew in zippers and buttonholes. You will leave with great pencil case incorporating all these wonderful new techniques. After this class, there’ll be no stopping you!
1 x 3 hour class $60
All materials supplied by The Sewing Room.

 Teens Chic T-shirt Manipulations
Thursday 8th April 2pm to 5pm

Surface manipulations in fashion this workshop exploration in appliqué, pintucking & ruching, modern day smocking & shirring etc. We will look at techniques and methods used in current fashion trends and use these to inspirer and demonstrate the potential of the techniques. Arm yourself with a pair of scissors and loads of confidence, You’re going to cut, fold, sew and applique’ your way to a whole new level of everyday chic that will be applied to a t-shirt.
1 x 3 hour session
$85
All materials supplied by The Sewing Room.
Just tell us if you would like one of our cool organic T-shirt when you book please.

 Teens Chic T-shirt Manipulations

Refashion a vintage pair of jeans from the op-shop.
Friday 9th April 2pm to 5pm

We are going to refashion a pair of jeans or garment from the op-shop armed with a pair of scissors and loads of confidence. You’re going to cut, fold, sew and applique’ your way to a whole new level of everyday chic.
1 x 3 hour session
$85
Bring with you: A pair of jean or simple garment from you local op-shop. Sewing equipment and all materials will be supplied.

For more information regarding classes you can call Penelope on 0432 688 536 or email info@thesewingroom.com.au or see our blog www.thesewingroom.net.au.

Written by Penelope Leonard

April 1st, 2010 at 9:00 am