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Sewing, Patchwork & Quilting

SEWING

SPECIAL GUEST TUTOR BEV THOMAS - FORMALLY FROM AISIN (TOYOTA)

We are delighted to have booked the very busy multi talented Bev Thomas, well known for her classes and workshops on ‘know your sewing machine’ and ‘know your overlocker’.
Bev also spent many years as the PFAFF Australia education and training manager. She also has been supporting Toyota Home Sewing products as a Sewing Support 1800 contact and advice consultant for several years. Bev will be conducting some of her special workshops throughout the year. Book early to avoid disappointment.

 

BEV'S WORKSHOPS INCLUDE:

 

WORKSHOP 1
KNOW YOUR OVERLOCKER

You bought yourself an overlocker and did you find out that it wasn't as easy to use as your thought! You are not alone! But never fear Bev Thomas has years of experience using and selling sewing machines a and overlockers with her husband Brian and she can gently guide you in how to use that overlocker to it full potential.
Bev will have you threading your machine in no time, recognising and fixing tension problems and understanding how to maintain and do basic servicing of your machine.

 

WORKSHOP 2

KNOW YOUR SEWING MACHINE

This is a hands on workshop so bring your sewing machine, any brand in good working condition and its range of presser feet.
Get the best out of your sewing machine by learning when and where to use presser feet and attachments that come with it and are available on the market.
Bev will also discuss the use of the various needles available such as, twin needles, wing needles, why ballpoint, stretch and topstitch needles are used etc. And she will also talk about the cleaning and maintenance of your prized possession.
Learn how to get more out of your sewing machine than you could ever imagine

 

WORKSHOP 3

KIDS CAN SEW

Fabrics supplied and we will have a limited number of sewing machines on hand for this class so you must book early. You can supply your own machine for your child. Numbers will be limited so book early on 5342 7050.

 

WORKSHOP 4

FINISHING TOUCHES

Bev will help you with all of those tricky little sewing jobs that you may find are hard to grasp such as zips, hems, darts, buttonholes, sewing with stretch fabrics and more. There are many little tricks to make these tasks easy to achieve if you know how! This class is very popular so book early for this great opportunity to learn how to sew like a pro.

 

CUSHION SPECIAL WORKSHOP

Bev will conduct a special cushion making class; another very popular session. Further details will be included in subsequent course guides.

 

QUILTING

HADDON QUILTERS GROUP ~ MONDAY NIGHTS

This lovely group has been enjoying getting together and working on their projects. so come join in and learn basic sewing techniques and beyond. Enjoy some time to chat, sew and share your enjoyment of quilting too! Join any time during the term; you will be made very welcome. Tea, coffee and bikkies’ provided.

 

View the latest Woady Yaloak Herald and Haddon Community Learning Centre Course Guide here.