The difference between home made garment and couture clothes is often about using the right techniques and executing them beautifully. Take you sewing to the next level as you master these advanced skills).


Skill Level: Beginner

This is an Intensive course for those who love to sew and would like some expert advice to expand their sewing repertoire to include advanced sewing techniques.

The various techniques will be demonstrated in class and students will be able complete samples.


Classes & Cost

Classes are on run on consecutive Mondays.
Next class TBA

$275/10 hours
Includes materials for samples. 



This class is open to everyone: home sewers, hobbyists and professionals. It's also available as part of the Professional Program or HSC Textiles Program.


course details

The course includes discussing, demonstration and sampling of the following techniques. Students will complete as many samples as time permits. All techniques will be discussed.

what you'll learn

  • Sewing smooth inward and outward curves

  • Advanced pressing requirements for dressmaking

  • Sewing darts

  • Inserting a hand-picked lapped zip

  • Inserting an invisible zipper

  • Taking up hems on shaped garments and blind stitch hems

  • Attaching and finishing facings

  • Attaching and finishing waistbands

  • Kick pleats and vents

  • Side seam pockets

  • Application of bias binding & piping

  • Button holes

  • Demonstration of how to insert sleeves


more information

Please feel free to email or call us on 02 9449 1450 and we'd be happy to provide more information or tailor a program for you.

feeling social?

There's nothing we love more than to see our students work in progress or finished creations!