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Sewing Classes

Beginners Sewing Class

Want to learn the basics of sewing? Our beginner sewing classes are run by experienced volunteer tutors, who will guide you through basic techniques and getting to know your sewing machine.Beginners Sewing Classes

Classes run for 2 hours and with a limit of 6 students per class.

Waipawa 10.00am Mondays - starting May 17th 2021

We have 4 Library sewing machines available, otherwise you will need to bring your own sewing machine along.

Registration is required -  Beginners Sewing Classes Registration

Lesson Plan for Beginner Sewing Class



 Learning Outcomes



 Get to know the machine  Handbook, bobbin, winding, threading, stitches, seams etc  Sewing machine, thread, scraps (provided)


 Pin Cushion More practice with machine   Scraps provided


 Pencil Case Installing a zip   Fabric and zip provided


 Cushion Cover  Making button holes  1/2 metre fabric of your choice, 3 buttons


 Boomerang Bag  Handles, pockets etc.  Fabric supplied


 Oven Mitt  Tacking, binding, sewing thicknesses  Fabric, batting, binding supplied


 Apron  General sewing skills  75cm fabric of your choice, thread


 Finishing or a project of your choice  Your choice  Your choice

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