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”
Childrens Creative Sewing
These are the sewing classes you’d have 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’
Workshops will return in early 2018 once the new Studio is finished being built however don’t hesitate to contact me if you’d like me to come to you.
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.
These classes are designed for anyone wishing to become more confident & creative with their sewing machine. Whether you have never sat a sewing machine before or have a desire to explore & enhance existing sewing skills Jody will guide you through your choice of project, 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 i.e. understand commercial patterns, copy existing garments, REinvent/REfashion favourite garments or complete an unfinished item of your choice!
REinvent Your Wardrobe
Turn tired has-beens
into edgy one-of-a-kinds
and 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 into stylish, made-to-measure pieces you will wear for years.
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.
Workshop Inquiry Form
To inquire about any of the workshops, please fill in the form below and you will will receive a response shortly.