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For Absolute beginners, this course is 'Stitching 101'. It will teach you the basics of how to make basic projects such as a tote bag, apron and cushion to gain confidence to then move on to your chosen project. You will learn basics of how to use a sewing machine, how to cut patterns, sew seams, put in a zip, add button holes and how to choose a pattern. You will be shown how to select and prepare the material before cutting and be introduced to an overlocker. You are welcome to bring your own machine or use the machines available within the class.
There may be a mixture of skills in the class but the tutor will cater for individual needs where possible.
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All courses need a minimum number to go ahead. If your course does not have enough enrolments, we regret that we will have to cancel and will let you know either by email or text. Please check your emails regularly. Courses are usually confirmed or cancelled 2-3 working days prior to the scheduled start date.
We may, regretfully, have to cancel courses if we do not receive enough enrolments, in which case you will get a full refund.
We may choose to close a course if there is a high level of non-attendance or withdrawals, in which case a proportional refund may be made.
Wherever possible, we will offer replacement or extended sessions to make up for sessions cancelled due to extreme weather, tutor illness or other unforeseen reason.
If you need to withdraw from a course and you inform us in writing, at least a week before the course is due to start, you will be eligible for a refund minus a $20 administration charge.
If you withdraw from a course at any other time, you will not be eligible for a refund. No refunds are given after commencement of a course to ensure course viability.