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DIY wardrobe: learn to sew clothes in 5 weeks

76 Botany Rd
Waterloo NSW 2017
Located within The Nest Creative Space

Tuesdays, 2:30am to 5am Tuesday 12 July to Tuesday 9 August

These weekly sessions allow you to gain confidence in learning to sew your own clothes - whether you’re new to sewing or you’d like to polish up your skills and create a professional finish!

You'll learn how to measure yourself, decide which size and fabric to pick and you can choose your project which means you decide which new skills you’d like to focus on to start sewing your own wardrobe!

Next workshop:

This workshop runs over 5 consecutive Tuesday Evenings.


Beginner level - however, we require that you already know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You can check out our Learn To Sew workshop or Contact Us to arrange an additional hour before the second session ($35) to learn to thread the machine and sew a basic seam.

You'll learn how to:

  • Take your own measurements

  • Read a pattern and decide which size to cut

  • Follow sewing instructions and think about the order of construction

  • Create a professional finish

  • Gain confidence in using a sewing machine and overlocker

  • Start sewing your own clothes so you can continue at home!

What's included:

  • Sewing Machines

  • Overlockers

  • Cutting Tables

  • Tools and Equipment

  • Plenty of Hand Sanitizer and Wipes!

Feel free to bring your own equipment if you'd prefer!

What you'll need to bring:

  • Beginners Sewing Pattern (Email us beforehand to check suitability, we will also send some suggestions beforehand.)

  • Fabric, threads and trims etc. for your project

  • Notebook

All of our events are limited to small numbers.

For more information including pricing

Covid-safe information

Hand sanitizer and wipes will be available throughout the sessions.

Contact event organiser

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