Workshops

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With Jody’s expert tuition discover how rewarding it is to sew successfully. Jodys industry & commercial sewing experience affords her the ability to share professional techniques while encouraging you to sew at your own pace in a friendly, supportive and creative environment.

“Technique & skill develop when learning is fun”


Saturday Sewing Sessions

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These classes are designed for anyone wishing to become better friends with their sewing machine. Whether you’ve never sat a sewing machine before or have a desire to explore & enhance existing sewing skills I will guide you through your project choices, ensuring a successful outcome along with a lifelong love of sewing.

The examples of projects can be as varied as the participants who undertake them so whether it’s starting a project from scratch, finishing a work-in-progress or REinventing your wardrobe please contact me prior to booking to get a practical idea of the time required to reach your goal.

Small class sizes ensure that you receive the attention neccessary to reach your creative potential and I have a range of projects/patterns to get you started and excited about sewing.

Sewing Machine Hire – $10 per session
Studio Patterns – $15 per pattern

I also offer one-on-one pattern making sessions for those wishing to recreate favourite garments.
During the sessions you will discover how to copy a garment without unpicking or cutting it up and also sample [toile] the garment so that you have a working pattern and set of instructions ready for continued use.

Please select from the dates listed below which best suit your schedule before contacting Jody to book your spot.

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Saturday Sewing Sessions
27th July – 21st Sept.
10-1pm

$48 per session
5% discount for bookings of 2 or more sessions [contact me before booking to receive the discount]

Saturday Pattern making Sessions
27th July – 21st Sept.
1:30-4:30pm

$144 per session [contact me to discuss how many sessions will need to be booked to complete your pattern]
5% discount for bookings of 2 or more sessions [contact me before booking to receive the discount].

Images of completed projects can be viewed in the Gallery.

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 REinvent Your Wardrobe

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Breathe new life into your Wardrobe.

With an expert knowledge of garment design & construction Jody shares her innovative & exciting Reinventing techniques enabling you to transform unwearable garments from tired has beens into stylish bespoke pieces you will wear for years.

 

 

 

 

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See the Casual Weekend Sewing Sessions to book a spot.

Images of projects completed during REinventing Workshops can be viewed in the Gallery Top Bits  and Bottom Bits 

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Childrens Creative Sewing Sessions

These are the sewing classes you wished you could have done as a child!
In a safe  & supportive environment participants will discover the skills required to use a sewing machine with the freedom to express themselves creatively with confidence.
The projects offered have a strong emphasis on REinventing where the children are encouraged to use their imaginations when choosing existing fabric sources to sew with.
Along with developing & enhancing fine motor skills the children enjoy the opportunity to create mindfully while using elements learned from foundation subjects in the school curriculum.
~ Suitable for 8-12yr olds with little to no sewing experience.
~ All equipment and supplys are included.
~ Small class sizes ensure one on one attention.

‘turning screens off and imaginations on’

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Dates to be announced

Jody has a current Working with Children Card

Images of projects completed in previous classes can be seen in the Gallery - projects differ depending on the workshop.

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If you would like me to visit you and conduct a REinventing Talk or Workshop with your group, school or privately please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Workshop Inquiry Form

To inquire about any of the workshops, please fill in the  form below and you will will receive a response shortly.

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