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Learn to: SEW 2

Price $45 AUD + BF Register

Event description

Following on from Learn to: SEW 1, in this class you will learn a range of sewing techniques vital for progressing your sewing journey.

In this hands on class, our experienced instructors will lead you through:

  • various hemming techniques
  • stay stitching
  • plain darts and double pointed darts
  • inserting zips
  • sew curved seams 
  • button holes
  • stay stitching
  • gathering

These will be done on small samples rather than an actual garment.  

NOTE: For this class you must have a prior knowledge of how to use a sewing machine. Please book in to "Learn to:SEW 1" if you need familiarise yourself with machine sewing. 

We believe anyone can start sewing,however, we would recommend this workshop is suitable for ages 13+yrs. 

Class size maximum of 4 people.

What to bring:

It is preferable to bring your own machine so you get familiar with it. 

Please make sure you bring:

  • bring presser feet, electric cord and foot, instruction booklet
  • bring invisible zip foot if wish to do invisible zips
  • buttonhole foot 
  • all fabrics supplied by haberdashery

We do have machines available if you do not have your own.

What's included:

  • Tutoring by our experienced and friendly mentors
  • All materials kindly provided by our Haberdashery Thrift Shop
  • Loads of great conversation and friendly smiles
  • Tea and coffee facilities available

Please note: it is important that you know how to thread and use a sewing machine. If you have not used a sewing machine before, we recommend booking into  our “Learn to: SEW 1” class.  

As you start your sewing journey you will need to buy a sewing kit to support your new interest. A good starter kit of equipment should include these items:

  • Tape Measure | Fabric Scissors | Quick unpick | Fabric Pins

Terms and conditions

Our cancellation policy depends on when you cancel. We have to arrange class tutors and prep for the classes. As many of our classes are fully booked, last minute cancellations would result in a loss of income. We are a small not for profit organisation and rely on the income from our classes.

1. If a class is cancelled by The Nest community (eg due to minimum number not reached, tutor not available due to covid),  you will receive a full refund for you to rebook at your convenience.

2. If you cannot attend a workshop, it is vital that you contact us to allow us to fill your space on the workshop by emailing

a) Cancellation with 7 or more days notice will receive a full refund for you to rebook at your convenience.

b) Cancellation with less than 7 days notice, will not be refunded. If a medical certificate is provided, we can issue you with a credit note valid for 6 months.

c) Failure to attend on the day of the class will result in a loss of your class fee.

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Refund policy

Refunds are available up to 7 days prior to the event