Hemming Workshops – NEW  

Sunday 24 February 2019, 10am to 3.30pm, Sunday 26 June 2019, 10am to 3.30pm.
Learn to adjust the length of trousers, skirts and dresses for yourself or your small business.  Methods will be shown by both hand and sewing machine.

BYO garments, sewing machine or use one of ours.
Must have basic sewing machine skills.

Fees: Full fees $40/ concession $30.


Japanese Stab Book Binding Workshop – NEW  

Saturday 15 June 2019, 10am to 3.30pm
Make a small soft covered notebook which will be your ‘practice model’ and then you’ll perfect your technique by making a hinged, hard covered A4 size album.

Materials provided.

Fees: Full fees $120/ concession $105.


Keepsake Box Making – NEW  

Saturday 9th March 2019, 10am – 3.30pm
Create a beautiful handmade box for your treasures, photographs and more, using decorative papers and commerical box board.
Learn to measure, cut safely, glue cleanly and some special tricks in how to cover the box with decorative paper.

Fees: Full fees $120/ concession $105.


Pattern Making Class *

Do you have a much loved garment you can’t let go? Learn to copy the pattern without pulling it apart! Bring 1-2 garments to work from.
*for people who already know how to sew

  • Classes in Pascoe Vale
  • Class held at Sussex Neighbourhood House, Pascoe Vale
  • learn how to copy a much loved garment pattern without deconstructing the garment
  • bring 1-2 garments
  • Class designed for those who know how to sew

Term 2: Sunday 12 May 2019
Time: 10am – 3pm
Fees: $100/$70 conc.


Learn to Love Your Overlocker

Learn to smooth out threading and tension issues.
Experiment with some stitch alternatives and learn how to follow your instruction booklet.

BYO overlocker and instruction booklet.

*ring for kit list.

Term 1: Sunday 17 March 2019
Time: 11am – 2pm
Fees: $60 / $40 conc

Soy Candle Making – register your interest

Have fun making you own soy candles to enjoy or as gifts.  Learn the skills to produce soy candles that are easy, affordable and non-toxic.

Materials and containers provided.  BYO apron.

  • Classes in Pascoe Vale
  • Class held at Sussex Neighbourhood House, Pascoe Vale
  • learn how to make fragrant soy candles
  • take home some candles
  • no experience necessary

Term 2: TBA
Time: TBA
Fees:  TBA