Overlockers aren't scary! They can take your sewing to the next level! This starter class will get you up and running and confident to use your Overlocker.
We take 3 hours to learn how to use the overlocker and practise our stitching on fabric. We'll learn to thread the machine from scratch, change thread colours, change tension and overlock edges, curves and make rolled hems.
Skill level: Beginner. Once you have done this class, you can move onto the Overlock a Garment class!
What you will learn
- What all those knobs do
- How to change your needle & How to thread the machine and change the thread colour
- Sew basic edges, curves and rolled hems. Plus trouble shoot basic machine problems
What you will get
- 3 hours of expert tuition with only 3-6 students in the class
- Expert tuition
During the week, parking can be tricky. It is often best to stop at our door and bring your machine in and then find a park.
During the weekend, there is usually lots of parking on Jabez Street or Shepherd Street.
We are serviced by the M30, 423, 426 and 428 bus.
We are approx 20min walk from Sydenham or Stanmore Station
What to bring
- Your overlocker (with all it's instruction manual, power cords and the foot pedal) & your fabric scissors and sewing kit
What to wear
Wear comfy clothes and shoes!
Sewing classes for adults and kids in Marrickville. Join us to begin your sewing journey or continue learning.
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 2 days before class starts. Free of charge.
- A transfer can be requested 48 days before the class starts. Free of charge.
- A credit note can be requested 48 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
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Usefulbox Sewing School or organised by Usefulbox Sewing School 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 Usefulbox Sewing School
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Usefulbox Sewing School unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Usefulbox Sewing School classes and events or on Usefulbox Sewing School premises. (For use of Usefulbox Sewing School marketing materials).
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