Hand Sewing Workshop: Making and Mending Clothes

Learn how to sew and save you money, save your clothes and reduce your impact on the environment!



2 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 8 to 30

label $90 (or 4 payments of $22.50 Afterpay)

Looking for fun things to do in Melbourne? Join School of Sewing and Upcycling in a fun, beginner-friendly class and learn handy hand stitches to prolong the life of your clothes!

In this relaxing hands-on workshop, you'll learn:

  • Making and finishing garments and accessories by hand
  • Repairing and altering your favourite clothes and textiles
  • Sew on buttons, take up hems, do decorative or less visible mending, make french seams, achieve a couture finish on your garments.
  • Hand sewing technique requests welcome!

With no experience necessary, start your hand sewing journey today!

Head to this fun, low-cost slow sewing workshop with your friends and family for some relaxation and creativity.

Add-on available for this class
  • Sewing Starter Pack ($60)
You can add these when you book (optional).
 
Knowledge required
Absolute beginners to competent hand stitchers are welcome. No experience necessary but if you do have some hand sewing knowledge, come along and enjoy a fun creative session!
 
What you'll get
  • Samplers with hand stitches they have practiced
  • Threads, needles, cloth and handouts provided
What to bring
Clothing, accessories or homewares to repair or enhance if they wish.
 
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday or hens party.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Location

School of Sewing & Upcycling - 1/1 Whitehall Street, Footscray VIC

This venue is within walking distance from Footscray station (600m).

Hand Sewing Workshop: Making and Mending Clothes location
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School of Sewing and Upcycling
School of Sewing and Upcycling

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Teaching sewing skills that will last a lifetime. Learn to sew and mend with knowledgable, patient teachers in a friendly, inclusive environment. All ages, genders and abilities welcome!

The School of Sewing & Upcycling began in 2015. We set up in a small shop in Buckley Street, Footscray and began to share our love of sewing with you. In 2019, we shifted to our current home right on the border of Footscray and Yarraville – a big, bright and welcoming space where many people come to hone their sewing skills.

In February 2023, Zoe took over the business from Gaye (who still teaches) and in May 2023 moved into new space in Whitehall Street, Footscray.

At SOSU, we believe that sewing is a wonderful life skill and we want to share it with you. Learning how to alter and mend the things that you have as well as learning the skills to create your own gorgeous garments will help you to be more creative and sustainable. We offer a wide range of full and half-day workshops or ongoing courses that will build, refresh or consolidate your sewing skills. We have a great mix of beginner and skilled sewers of all ages learning at our school. We can also arrange private lessons for those that learn better one-on-one. It’s just you and your teacher so that you can really get into that special project.

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