Wednesday Evenings with Ilona

The Team at Sew What Ipswich are very excited to be offering our new 6 Week Adults/Teens Sewing Program commencing Wednesday 9th October 2019 – Wednesday 13th November 2019. The program will run for 6 consecutive Wednesday evenings from 18:00-20:00 hrs.

The program is designed to offer the student a comprehensive experience in the common but necessary techniques to tackle most sewing projects with the knowledge and confidence at a beginner level. The outline is as follows:

Week 1 – Introduction to the anatomy of the sewing machine, threading both the top thread and bobbin, thread types, needle selection/types, stitch types and size and how to care and transport your beloved sewing machine. An introduction to basic fabric types is also discussed.

Week 2 – Basic zipper insertion – you will learn how to insert a zipper and make a cushion (yours to take home), together with a demonstration on how to insert a zipper into a skirt pattern situation.

Week 3 – Button holes – In this class the student will learn how to sew a button hole in a variety of fabric types, together with hand sewing on the button. The project for this week will be a hand towel with a button hole closure.

Week 4 – Sewing with Stretch – This is a wonderful class to help you to sew with confidence in the wonderful world of stretch fabrics. The project for this class will be a knee length skirt with an elastic waistband.

Week 5 & 6 – Pattern reading – We will be making Boxer Shorts following a commercial pattern for the next two weeks. During these classes, the student will learn basic pattern language with support and education on how to layout, cut, piece and sew their project together – just in time for summer 🙂

COST: $60 per week – * all inclusive for each weekly session- or $330 total for the 6 week program if paid in full (10% discount) * Commercial Boxer Shorts pattern is an additional cost – approx. $15 – yours to own.

To enroll – click on the ‘GOING’ tab under the ‘ADULT/TEENAGER SEWING 6 WK PROGRAM’ followed by providing the minimum payment of $30 deposit at least 2 days prior to the event (unless pre-arranged) or full program payment with 10% discount. If you are unable to attend a session we will attempt to provide a catch up session at a convenient time for both you and Sew What Ipswich, however it may be in injunction with another class/workshop.
Payment options – Purchase below, Direct Deposit or In-store EFTPOS or Cash

6 Week Adults/Teens

Full Payment


6 Week Adults/Teens Weekly Instalments

Weekly Instalments


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