ADULTS BEGINNERS COURSE 1

WHAT MAKES SEW AND GROW THE BEST?

It is cost effective, all year-round enrollment, students receive individual tuition and guidance from fully qualified teachers. 

For your convenience we offer a beautiful selection of affordable fabrics and equipment for sale as well as quality new and used sewing machines and overlockers. We are also agents for the entire range of Brother sewing and embroidery machines.

Sewing Course 1 Entails:

This exciting course for beginners is aimed at people who have little to no experience in sewing or using a sewing machine.

We will equip you with the skills and language of essential sewing to enable you to read and follow a commercial pattern and to understand and complete a project.

This course gives you a strong foundation in sewing therefore you will be able to sew your own garments, gifts, and projects and even build a business of your own from it.

This course will open a vast new world of ideas, for you to implement for your own benefit.

Full cost of course: R4500

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1. How to thread and operate a sewing machine

2. The thrill of overlocking your projects

3. How to take measurements and find the correct pattern size

4. How to trace a particular size from a master pattern

5. How to lengthen or shorten a pattern according to preference

6. How to do straight stitching, zig zag, back tacks, pivots, seams, hems and overlocking

7. How to use the various interesting features on the sewing machine

8. The placing, pinning and cutting of pattern pieces onto fabric using grainlines and selvedges

9. How to use interfacings and fusings

10. To master necklines, facings and slits

11. The correct way to insert a zip

1. Comprehensive basic steps

2. Drawstring Bag

3. Measurements, fitting, tracing

4. Placing and cutting

5. Making a Wrapover Skirt

6. Learning how to operate your overlocker

7. Making a Shell Top

8. How to insert a zip/cushion cover

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Cost of Course 1:

R4500
Discounted price excluding fabrics
The cost of 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 OPTIONS:
• 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)

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Full cost of course: R4500

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FABRIC REQUIREMENTS ADULTS BEGINNERS
COURSE 1
Note: No poly cottons, stretch fabrics, georgettes
Please collect swatches in first lesson before buying fabrics!
All Cotton fabrics to be pre washed
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

• 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 over lockers 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