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Thread Den

Collingwood, VIC 3066

Holiday Sewing: Learn to Sew 2 Day Workshop for Kids

What to Bring

  • Day 1 - 30cm of quilting/crafting cotton
  • Day 1 - 2 x 20cm regular zips
  • Day 1 - 30cm of heavy weight fusible interfacing
  • Both Days - 200 metre spool of sewing machine thread
  • Both Days - Snacks, lunch and a bottle of water
  • Day 2 - 2 pieces of x 1.2 metre quilting cotton. No satin/stretch/heavy-weight fabrics
  • Day 2 - Magnetic bag closure

What to Wear

  • Comfy clothes and proper shoes (no thongs).

Appropriate For

  • Children aged 9 to 14 years who are sewing beginners. Never done this before? That's not a problem!

Holiday Sewing: Learn to Sew 2 Day Workshop for Kids

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Held over two consecutive days, from 10am to 3pm each day.

What You Will Learn

  • Threading and using a sewing machine, as well as using sewing tools - like scissors
  • Day 1, how sew a zip, fuse interfacing and make a zippered pencil case
  • Day 2, how to trace, cut out patterns and sew a bag with lining

What You Get

  • A handmade zippered pencil case and a handmade sling bag
  • Our experienced and lovely teachers will take you through everything from the very beginning.
  • You don't need to bring a sewing machine or tools. We have lovely, smooth running Janome machines (supplied and serviced by Statewide Sewing Centres).


This 2 day workshop starts right at the very beginning, with students learning how to use a sewing machine and cut out fabric. We spend lots of time teaching them to thread their own machines and start to troubleshoot stitching problems.  Everyone starts out on a template, makes a handy zippered case and then we make a sling bag.

The course is designed for children aged nine years and up. If your child under nine is super keen to be involved, a parent/guardian must accompany and assist them throughout the two days. 

Bookings and Cancellations Policy – Click Here 

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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