The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences is co-ordinating the Sydney Science Festival, and as a part of that they are coordinating a Maker Open House Day on Sunday August 20th. Diverse maker spaces and groups will be opening their doors to the public. We are offering a 2 for 1 special for our Learn to Sew classes on the day... sew get in quick as spaces are limited!
Brighten up your bed or sofa with a hand made edged cushion. Mindy will guide you step by step in this class to make your own perfect cushion. Whether you are a complete beginner, or need a brush up on your sewing skills this workshop is for you.
ABOUT MINDY MCTAGGART
Mindy McTaggart had her first machine sewing lesson with her great Aunt at the age of about 5 or 6 sewing on a treadle Singersewing machine. Her project was to make aprons for said Aunts fellow nuns of the Order of the Sacred Heart.
She progressed on to an electrical machine and bigger and better projects.
In her final year of Fashion Design Studies, at the Narional Art School, Mindy was selected as the Australian Candidate for the Smirnoff International Fashion Award. Here she showcased a small collection she printed, embellished, cut and sewed together, titled The Altered Image.
Today in Partnership with Emma Cotterill, Mindy creates bespoke and Avante Garde styles for their label Millicent Darling – where their work is often featured in Hairdressing campaigns and Magazines.
I loved the workshop, was more than I expected. I could really learn how to make a cushion. Small group, so the teacher could give as all the attention needed Thanks a lot The Makery !!!!