How to thread and operate a sewing machine. The thrill of overlocking your projects. How to take measurements and find the correct pattern size. How to trace a particular size from a master pattern. How to lengthen or shorten a pattern according to preference. How to do straight stitching, zig-zag, back tacks, pivots, seams, hems, and overlocking. How to use the various interesting features on the sewing machine. The placing, pinning, and cutting of pattern pieces onto fabric using grainlines and selvages. How to use interfacings and fusings. To master necklines, facings, and slits. The correct way to insert a zip
FABRIC REQUIREMENTS ADULTS BEGINNERS COURSE 1
DRAWSTRING BAG • 75cm cotton fabric, WRAPOVER SKIRT • 150 wide x 1.5m long cotton fabric or • 115 wide x 2m long cotton fabric, SHELL TOP • 150 wide x 1.5m long cotton fabric or • 115 wide x 1.5m long cotton fabric, CUSHION COVER • 50cm medium weight cotton or denim • 30 cm normal zip • 40 x 40 cushion inner. Note: No poly cotton, stretch fabrics, georgettes. Please collect swatches in the first lesson before buying fabrics!. All Cotton fabrics to be pre-washed
Individual attention so that you can learn at your own pace while being part of a group. Easy to follow patterns and instructions in full colour instruction guides. Brand new sewing machines and overlockers to use in class. It is however of utmost importance for a student to have a sewing machine at her disposal in order to practice at home. Spacious cutting tables. Vytrace for tracing patterns. A comfortable and exciting atmosphere to learn in. Safe parking with a parking attendant in place. Refreshments are provided.
Cost of Course 1: R4500
Discounted price excluding fabrics
The cost of the course is inclusive of enrollment. Patterns in all sizes, instruction books, vytrace, full sewing kit worth R300, thread, binding, cord, elastics, ring binders, plastic sleeves, labels, and much more.
• Payment option 1: R4,500 once off payment payable in advance
• Payment option 2: R2,500 x 2 months, the first of which is payable in advance = R5,000
• Payment option 3: R2,000 payable in advance and R1,600 x2 months = R5,200 (3 classes monthly)
• Payment option 4: R1,500 payable in advance and R1,500x 3 months =R6,000 (2 classes monthly)