Sewing Skills Monday 7pm

Sewing Skills Monday 7pm

This course will teach you how to sew, further your knowledge of how to use a sewing machine and how to follow a commercial pattern to make a basic garment.  You will learn how to choose a pattern, select and prepare the material before cutting it and taking body measurements. Bring your own machine (please ensure it is in working condition) or use the Berninas available. There may be a mixture of skills in the class but the tutor will cater for individual levels where possible.

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About your tutor

After leaving school, Carolyn attended the Home Science School at Otago University specialising in clothing. From there, she attended the Home Economics Division of Training College in Christchurch. She has taught both Foods and Clothing at several schools in Christchurch through the years and has taught Dressmaking related classes at Risingholme Community Centre for well over 20 years. In September 2017 Carolyn was awarded a certificate for “Exceptional Adult Educator” for her services to Adult Education.

Term 1 Monday 14 February 2022 - Space on waitlist only
Term 2 Monday 09 May 2022 - Space on waitlist only
Term 3 Monday 01 August 2022 - Full
Term 4 Monday 17 October 2022 - Space on waitlist only
Fee $104
Length 8 weeks/16 hours
Time 7 – 9 pm
Location Risingholme
Tutor Carolyn Coghlan
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No classes on public holidays.