1 Day School Holiday Sewing Course

What to Bring

  • A basic sewing kit of pins, tape measure, unpicker and thread clipppers and thread to match your fabric, plus $2, or a plastic Janome bobbin if you use one of our machines.
  • Alternatively, you can buy a sewing kit including all the items above for $10 from us on the day. Please note that we accept cash payments only at our studio as we don't have eftpos facilities.
  • Fabric and notions required to complete your chosen project. For the tote bag this would be 2 meters of non-stretchy cotton fabric and matching thread. Plus an extra 30cm of contrasting fabric for a pretty pocket or fun appliqué.
  • Please pack a sandwich and some healthy snacks for lunch time
  • If you want to bring your own machine, make sure you bring the foot pedal, manual and all the accessories (including a bobbin) that came with the machine

What to Wear

  • Please wear or bring enclosed shoes and a hairband to tie back long hair

Appropriate For

  • School children, teens and HSC students aged 9-17

1 Day School Holiday Sewing Course

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

What You Will Learn

  • Beginners will learn how to thread and use a sewing machine and essential sewing techniques, the proper way
  • How to lay out and cut fabric properly following the grainline
  • Intermediate and advanced students can choose a project appropriate to their skill level & learn how to read a pattern, expand their technical skills and pick up some tricks of the trade

What You Get

  • The use of one of our sewing machines free of charge (or you are welcome to bring your own)
  • An amazing new set of skills that will stay with you for a life time
  • 5 hours of fun, friendly tuition by teachers qualified in fashion design
  • Small class sizes allow for individual attention


Whether you are a beginner or advanced sewing enthusiast, a boy or a girl, you will love our one day sewing courses these school holidays.

Beginners are learning all the essentials of how to thread and use a sewing machine, and then move on to cutting out and sewing their own tote bag (after the bag they can chose their next follow on project for any subsequent classes. Bring in your own machine (we show you how to use it) or use one of ours at no extra charge.

For continuing, intermediate and advanced students, bring in a project you are currently working on and need help with, or email us prior for some suggestions. This is a perfect time to learn to read a sewing pattern, pick up some nifty sewing techniques and tricks of the trade. HSC students will love help with their textile projects. 

Our teachers are friendly, fun and trained in fashion design. We aim to create a relaxed atmosphere and a safe learning environment where your son or daughter can learn exciting new skills while having a great time. We have yet to have someone attend our classes who didn't love it. 

This course goes over one day from 10am to 3pm. We provide fresh filtered water to our students but please remember to pack a sandwich and a couple of healthy snacks to keep up their energy throughout the day. 

Ages: from 9-17

Also, if you have a group of a minimum of 5 friends, we may be able to organize a class at a different time/date just for you and your friends.

With any questions, please send us a quick email via our website www.makeandlearn.com.au  or give us a call on 0410 510 828.

If you don't already have a sewing kit, we have some for sale for only $10 each. Each kit inlcudes: a spool of thread, a Janome plastic bobbin (can be swapped for an additional spool of thread if desired), an unpicker, a wheel of pins, a thread clipper and a tape measure.

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Apr 2017
1 Day School Holiday Sewing Course - 11 Apr 2017 10:00 AM

I made a back pack and it looks great. I had heaps of one-on-one help and the day was really fantastic. I would recommend the class to all my friends. Thanks so much.

Oct 2016
1 Day School Holiday Sewing Course - 04 Oct 2016 10:00 AM

Happy sewing environment , with very friendly & experienced teachers. The teachers helped create a pattern out of a photo we took & my daughter came home with this gorgeous skirt she had sewed. It looked liked we had just bought it off the rack it looked that good .,my daughter loves seeing here & always loves to return for school holiday courses .