Holiday Sewing: Learn from the very beginning
from AU$112.00/head

Holiday Sewing: Learn from the very beginning

School holiday workshops 10+ years

Next Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
(Private Dates Available)
4 hours
Group Size: 3 - 6
Over 250 people have attended this class

Description

Participants must be aged 10 years and over. 

In this workshop, students will learn to set up, adjust and thread their sewing machine, learn sewing techniques and make a fun fabric wallet.

This class is only offered during the School holidays. Our school holiday program is hosted by our super talented, super nice and super fun instructors.

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What you will learn

  • Threading up and using a sewing machine.
  • Tracing patterns onto fabric and cutting out.
  • Using sewing room tools - like scissors and pins.

What you will get

  • Our experienced and lovely teachers will take you through everything from the very beginning.
  • A fabric fold wallet
Parking Info
  • Level 1, 329 Brunswick St, Fitzroy. Look for the red door.
  • Most Brunswick St parking is ticketed & max' 2hrs. However, longer time parking is available in the paid Coles Car Park.
  • Public Transport is the ideal way to get here - jump on the 11 tram & get off at Johnston St.

What to bring

  • 1 x spool of sewing machine thread
  • Snacks, lunch and a bottle of water
  • Fabric .5 metres or a fat quarter and a craft felt square

What to wear

Comfy clothes and closed toe shoes (no thongs).

Appropriate for

Children aged 10 years and over

Suitable fabrics

Woven cotton: Quilting/crafting cotton. KNIT, SILKY, SHEAR, AND SATIN FABRICS ARE NOT SUITABLE.


Thread Den

4.9
(1845 Reviews)

Learn to sew, craft and create with Thread Den

Located on Melbourne's vibrant Brunswick Street, in Fitzroy. At Thread Den you can start at the very beginning, take your skills to the next level, and find your own unique style.

At Thread Den it's just like a friend (a super nice clever one) teaching you and a few friends to sew, craft and create. When you come in; take advantage of having all the equipment on hand, lovely big cutting tables, smooth running Janomes with plenty of feet accessories, inspiring resources, and friendly people to chat to.  

Your teachers have years of experience, their own labels and businesses, and the desire to share their skills and craftsmanship with you.


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4.9 (35 reviews)
Savannarated it
03 Jul 2024
My daughter loved this class for 10yr olds. So inspired and ready to keep creating!
Deerated it
03 Jul 2024
My daughter loved this class! She learnt valuable skills and was happy with the purse she made. She said the teacher was really nice and the setup was great.
Georgiarated it
17 Jan 2024
Loved it. Very interactive and great introduction to seeing.
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

  • A refund can be requested 1 day before class starts. An admin fee of AU$35.00 applies.
  • A transfer can be requested 4 days before the class starts. An admin fee of AU$10.00 applies.
  • A credit note can be requested 4 days before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

Terms & Conditions

Taking part in a workshop at Thread Den is fun and we love teaching people our craft, but here we have to get serious for a moment:

It is your responsibility to clear your diary for the booking you've made - especially if there are multiple sessions in your course. If you want to finish your project(s), you need to attend all workshops. You'll also need to arrive on time. We can't start again because it just isn't fair to your fellow participants. 

Allow us this indulgence for a second, our workshops and courses - are usually sold out weeks in advance. It isn't a quick switch to pop you into another workshop. If we have an appropriate session where you can attend to keep going, we will try to offer you a discounted space. If that isn't possible, you will need to book a private lesson to stay on track (the minimum cost is NM -$144 or M -$119.52). 

We also won't follow you up to check that you are coming along to class and/or that you have the right supplies for your class. Almost every workshop will require you to bring along your supplies, for some workshops we sell a supplies kit at an additional cost - but not for all. If you are unsure about what you need, just shoot us an email - info@threadden.com .  We also want you to learn and love what you make as much as possible, please carefully consider the fabrics we recommend that you use. If you choose a fabric that is suited to a more advanced level you aren't going to enjoy your experience.

We've tried to answer any questions you could have in the workshop description, but again, don't hesitate to email us for any further details or with any queries. We loooove to see that fabric you are thinking of using and sending you off to some of our favourite fabric and habby suppliers. 


Thanks for sticking with us and reading through those annoying details. 

The details of our refund policy appear during the booking process.


Medical Events

  • If you are required to isolate, with the supply of a medical certificate or COVID-19 testing referral covering the date of your workshop, you will be able to transfer your booking without incurring any penalties.
  • Your safety is our priority, we reserve the right to make decisions if necessary to preserve the safety of all. 
  • In the event of a medical emergency, we may have to seek ambulance services on your behalf and at your expense.

Course Cancellations 

  • Classes are subject to sufficient enrolment numbers (usually this is 3 participants).
  • We reserve the right to cancel any scheduled course.


This policy can be viewed on our website - https://threadden.com/about/bookings-and-cancellations-policy/

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