Due to space limitations upholstery projects are limited to smaller projects such as dining / kitchen chairs, benches and similar sized projects.
Home Decor – Open Project
Choose a sewn project of your choice. Sample projects include decorative basket liners, lamp shades, sofa seat cushions etc.
Pillow Project For Kids
Children will transfer a character or design of their choice onto cotton which will be painted using fabric paint. A sewing machine is not required for younger children and is optional for older children. Kids will receive assistance when filling their pillows with ball fibre. Ball fibre is a high quality down like fill that is washable.
Fashion For Teens
Teens can choose to create garments from scratch or alter clothing to create a personal touch. We will cover applicable hand stitches, discuss pattern development theory and focus and explore on creative solutions for creative ideas!
Beginner Sewing – Open Project
Work on a project of your choice while you learn the basics of sewing and the settings on a sewing machine.
Adult & Kids Sewing – Open Project
Adult and child will work together on a project of their choosing. We will talk about your design ideas and the possible ways to execute them. Children wanting to learn how to sew will benefit from the help of a parent learning at the same time. This class is ideal for children who are not yet ready to sit at a sewing machine themselves. A great way for parent and child to spend time together.
Build a Personal Dressform
Create an exact duplicate of your body using gummed paper. The personal dressform is a useful tool when fitting and draping garments. This workshop includes a demonstration and a dressform kit. The stand is not included with the kit. You will receive the necessary instructions to complete your dressform at home.