You will learn make simple items such as clothing, cushion covers, placemats, bags and scarves. In the process, you will learn how to sew straight seams, finish seams, insert zippers, gather fabric,insert elastic, bind, do simple patchwork and use your creativity to modify patterns for yourself.
The tutor is Kathryn Marks from Meraki Cottage - Sewing and Craft School. Kathryn is a registered primary school teacher with many years of experience in teaching and a great love of all things sewn, or otherwise crafted. She creates items which she sells under the name of Sisters Knot as well as mending, altering and making clothing for others. She lives in Flora Hill with her two Uni going sons and one very spoilt small dog.
- To understand your sewing machine and how it works.
- To use your sewing machine to make simple items.
- To use a commercial pattern.
- Confidence in using a sewing machine.
- Project you can use or give as gifts.
- Please contact Kathryn prior to the date for the requirements for the project you wish to complete.
This class is for beginner sewers aged 10 to 17 years. Younger children may attend if they are confident and have an adult helper.
Vendor since 2017
Meraki Cottage provides classes for children and adults in many areas of handcraft, in particular, sewing. The name Meraki was chosen because it is a Greek word meaning to do something with love, passion or soul.
Meraki Cottage is owned and run by me, Kathryn. I am a registered teacher who loves learning and craft, so putting these two together and delivering them with passion, will mean that a little bit of my soul is in every class I teach.
Meraki Cottage requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Meraki Cottage to organise a refund or transfer
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Meraki Cottage or organised by Meraki Cottage must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Meraki Cottage.
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Meraki Cottage unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Meraki Cottage classes and events or on Meraki Cottage's premises. (For use of Meraki Cottage marketing materials).
Meraki Cottage requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer.
In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.