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Perth Sewists!

Sew for Life provides beginners as well as those more confident with an opportunity to sew with others in a fun, relaxed environment.

See below for more info or sign up for the monthly newsletter to receive the latest on upcoming workshops and classes.

 

BEGINNERS COURSE

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Designed for the novice sewist, the Sew from Scratch 6 week beginners course enables participants to improve their confidence through a series of fun sewing projects.  Start with getting to know your machine and move through to using patterns and basic garment construction, you will practice a variety of skills and learn valuable knowledge to help you take on new projects with confidence.

You will complete five projects throughout the course and will also be provided with comprehensive information on essentials such as fabric, thread, stabilisers, using patterns, fastenings, and much more.

Cost:

$299 per person.  This includes six weekly classes at a local venue (such as community hall) in a small group of 6-8 participants.

Learn at Home option

$239 per person.  Grab three friends to join you and enjoy the convenience of learning in your own home. Plus a discounted rate of $239 applies to all participants.  All you need is a large table (such as a 6 seat dining table), an ironing board and iron.  This option will only be available for groups of 4 participants.

Note: Course fees include the provision of tuition and course notes only.  You will need to provide your own sewing machine along with all the materials required for the projects (estimated cost of materials is $50-80).  You will also be required to purchase your own copy of the pattern chosen for the garment project.  Pattern cost is usually around $10.

Booking Terms & Conditions:

  1. Course fees are required to be paid two weeks in advance to secure your place.
  2. If the course is cancelled by Sew for Life (i.e. minimum course numbers not reached) you may choose to receive either a full 100% refund, or transfer payment to a later course.
  3. If you cancel within the two weeks prior to course commencement, for any reason, you are entitled to a refund of 50% of the course fees.   No transfers to later courses will be issued for cancellation by you.
  4. There will be no refunds or transfers issued after commencement of the course for cancellation or non-attendance.

If you’re interested in joining the next Sew from Scratch course, please send me an email at nataliew919{at}gmail{dot}com.

KNITS COURSE

Coming soon in 2015!!

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The Know Your Knits for beginners course is designed to provide you with all the information and skills you need to confidently begin sewing projects with knit and stretch fabric.

You will complete four projects throughout the course and will be guided through a variety of techniques and skills which can then be adapted to all your future knit projects.  You will also be provided with comprehensive information on identifying stretch fabric types, cutting techniques, sewing with elastic, stitch types, hemming and much more!

Cost:

$199 per person.  This includes four weekly classes at a local venue (such as community hall) in a small group of 6-8 participants.

Learn at Home option:

$159 per person.  Grab three friends to join you and enjoy the convenience of learning in your own home. Plus a discounted rate of $159 applies to all participants.  All you need is a large table (such as a 6 seat dining table), an ironing board and iron.  This option will only be available for groups of 4 participants.

Note: Course fees include the provision of tuition, course notes, and some materials only.  You will need to provide your own sewing machine along with the materials required for the third and fourth projects (estimated cost of materials is $20-30).  The patterns in the course are either provided or available for free download.

Booking Terms & Conditions:

  • Course fees are required to be paid two weeks in advance to secure your place.
  • If the course is cancelled by Sew for Life (i.e. minimum course numbers not reached) you may choose to receive either a full 100% refund, or transfer payment to a later course.
  • If you cancel within the two weeks prior to course commencement, for any reason, you are entitled to a refund of 50% of the course fees.   No transfers to later courses will be issued for cancellation by you.
  • There will be no refunds or transfers issued after commencement of the course for cancellation or non-attendance.

If you’re interested in joining the next Know Your Knits course, please send me an email at nataliew919{at}gmail{dot}com.

FORTNIGHTLY SEWING NIGHTS

Are you looking for sewing motivation and inspiration as well as the opportunity to have a night out away from sewing distractions?

These regular sewing nights are a perfect opportunity for those who love sewing modern and fun projects to get together!

All levels of sewing experience are welcome but this evening doesn’t include any formal tuition so a basic level of experience is recommended.

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Sewing nights for 2014 have now ended.  Stay in touch to find out upcoming dates for 2015 here.

 

All sewing evenings will be from 7.30 – 10pm and held at

Sew Creative Supplies Headquarters in Beldon, Perth (send me an email for the address… nataliew919{at}gmail{dot}com)

 

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The ladies from SCS have also offered attendees a 15% discount on all supplies purchased on the night!

Cost:

Casual booking: $15.00 per session

What to bring:

–          Your sewing machine and/or overlocker

–          Thread, bobbins, scissors/shears etc. (your usual sewing tools)

–          A project or two

An iron and ironing board will be provided, along with the all important tea, coffee and biscuits!

If you’re looking for project inspiration, head on over to my Pinterest page for loads of fun tutorials and projects of all levels.

Terms & Conditions:

1)      You can choose to pay via PayPal (details below) or cash on the night.

2)      Sharing of patterns is not supported under any circumstances at these events.

To Book:

1)      Please send your payment via PayPal to nataliew919{at}gmail{dot}com. When it asks you, I would really appreciate it if you select that you are sending the payment to family or friends (otherwise I get charged a fee).  If I set this up as a business in the future then I will change this method accordingly.

2)      Click below and complete the form indicating which session you’d like to book.  Once I receive payment, I will send you a confirmation via email.

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If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to send me an email nataliew919{at}gmail{dot}com.

I hope you can make it and look forward to meeting you!!