Sewing Skills for Beginners Risingholme

Sewing Skills for Beginners Risingholme

Never used a sewing machine? 

Learn the basics in this class for beginners.  This course will teach you how to sew, 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, taking body measurements, etc. Bring your own machine or use the machines available. All students in the class will be beginners (never done sewing or haven’t done since Intermediate school) and will be taught together as a class. 

To help keep the cost of this course down we receive Government Funding and they require proof of residency/citizenship status.  When you enrol you may be asked to provide a CERTIFIED copy of your Identity Documentation – click here for a full list of accepted IDocs.

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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 4 Tuesday 02 November 2021 - Space on waitlist only
Fee $80
Length 6 weeks/12 hours
Time 7.15 – 9.15 pm
Location Risingholme
Tutor Carolyn Coghlan
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No classes on public holidays.