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Our terms and conditions in a nutshell: - Classes need 3-4 people to go ahead. We will confirm 5 days prior if cancelled due to low numbers, you will be refunded or transferred dates - If you cancel before 5 days, you will be refunded in full - If you cancel within 5 days, you will be charged $25 to transfer or refunded 50% of class fee - If we cancel within 5 days, you will be transferred, refunded or given a credit note
Kawandi Quilt as you go class

Kawandi Quilt as you go class

Learn this ancient Quilting technique

Next Available: Sat, 04 Nov 10:00AM (AEDT)
5 hours
Over 50 people have attended this class



Join Lorena Uriarte, renewed Modern Quilter, to learn the basics of Kawandi Quilt as you go.

Skill level: Complete beginner and ready to learn.

What you will learn:

  • Basic Quilting Principals

What is included:

  • A full kit including needles, thread, pins, fabric and batting. 
  • Exceptional tuition with 9 others in the class
  • Copious cups of tea and coffee

What you need to bring

  • No need to bring your machine.  Everything is provided for hand stitching.
  • Thimble - choose a Clover branded silicon with metal tip thimble
  • Your glasses, if you need them
  • Your lunch - microwave, sandwich press and fridge available.  Or trot up to a local cafe!

Dates available:

Saturday 4 November, 10am to 3pm

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What you will learn

  • How to put together a quilt as you go.
  • Pattern layout and jargon. Plus Construction and putting the pieces together in what order.

What you will get

  • 5 hours of expert tuition in a social and encouraging environment
  • Kawandi sewing kit - needles, pins, fabric, wadding.
Parking Info

Venue Map here 


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 glasses, if you need them
  • Your lunch - Microwave, sandwich press and fridge available. Or trot up to a local cafe.

What to wear

Wear comfy clothes and shoes!

Appropriate for

Beginners, Adult, 16yrs+

Usefulbox Sewing School

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Sewing classes for adults in Marrickville.  Join us to begin your sewing journey or continue learning.  

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5.0 (23 reviews)
Kirstenrated it
06 Sep 2023
Loved everything about this course- the kit was gorgeous, Lorena was welcoming, clear and patient. This venue is easy to access and an unfailingly friendly, welcoming and chill vibe
Eddierated it
28 Aug 2023
Absolutely loved this class. Great venue, wonderfull teacher and such a reasonable price. Will definitely be booking in for more courses here
Caitlinrated it
28 Aug 2023
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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 5 days before class starts. Free of charge.
  • A transfer can be requested 5 days before the class starts. An admin fee of AU$25.00 applies.
  • A credit note can be requested 5 days before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

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.


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


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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