Intermediate Sewing Classes



This next level will see you not only moving on to improving your Dressmaking & Pattern drafting skills, but also taking you to the next level of dealing with what I call “intermediate level of fabrics”.

Completed our Improves Sewing Classes and want to expand on ypur skills even more? Or you might already know the basics of sewing as well as know introduction level of pattern drafting and dressmaking and, hoping to move on to the next level of our classes If that is the case, then this Intermediate Sewing Classes is for you!

Taking our Intermediate Sewing classes will see you working with the next level fabrics. Over the duration of 10 weeks, you will draft and sew….

>>> a princess line dress with a bit of variations to the skirt and sleeves

>>> a button-up ladies top without collar and

>>> basic ladies trouser or shorts ( not PJs )

In this Intermediate level classes, you will learn how to work on customised dressmaking orders. Use commercial patterns will be discouraged in this level. You will be encouraged to explore your creativity in dressmaking as you manipulate those darts, pleats, patterns, fabrics, etc. You will be working with invisible zippers, buttonholes and basic pockets in this level.

So…. are you ready to take your sewing to the next level of dressmaking and pattern drafting? I will work along with you to continue your sewing journey!

Skill Level:  Intermediate
Cost: $520
Max: 8 -10 students
Location: Rooty Hill
Class Length: 10 x 2.5-hours sessions
Time: 6:30 to 9:00 pm

Prerequisite: Completed Improvers Sewing Classes or have prior knowledge of basic dressmaking and pattern drafting.

What is needed…….

Sewing machine
Fabrics for each project
Drafting / Butcher’s / Packaging paper
Dressmaking pins (Glass, Pearl, or Plastic head)
Measurement tape
Tailors chalk
Matching coloured cottons/ threads along with Extra Bobbins
Pattern drafting rulers
Hand sewing needles
Extra sewing machine needles to have handy
Pens / Pencil
Note book to take down measurements

Here is what you will learn….

Pin and layout patterns
Manipulate a basic bodice
Manipulate a basic skirt
Variations of sleeves
Working with invisible zippers
Basic pockets
Garment construction
Setting up and using an overlocker.

Learners will complete one project each for yourself as well as complete a pattern draft for each project, for a buddy allocated to you as part of your learning. You will all work as a team taking measurements and completing your projects.

Please note as part of your learning, you will also be seeing or working on taking measurements for my customers.


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