Beginner 4 week Course

Regular price $350.00 Sale


Let's really get sewing! This 4 week Learn to Sew course is for those who want to get sewing fast and consistently!

Each week we will build on the skills learnt from the precious week.  The first two weeks will focussed on learning how to thread your machine, sew some basic stitches and sew a curved line plus hem, ending with making a tote bag.  The next two weeks will focus on skills such as zips, buttonholes and pattern cutting.

Skill level: Complete beginner - bring your machine in the box!

What you will learn:

  • What all those knobs do
  • How to change your needle
  • How to thread both the bobbin and the machine
  • Sew basic straight stitches to the seam allowance and zig zag the edges
  • Trouble shoot basic machine problems

What is included:

  • Most fabrics and materials
  • Expert tuition
  • Accepting and relaxed environment
  • Copious tea and coffee, even some baked treats

What you need to bring

  • Your machine along with all it's power cords and the foot pedal -- If you need to hire a machine, you can add this to your cart - please see here 
  • The machines accessories, especially all the feet
  • Your fabric scissors and sewing kit - if you don't have one, you can buy one here and have it waiting for you in the class.

Dates and times:

DAYTIME 3 hours each, over 4 weeks, $350

Monday 8 - 29 March, 10am - 1pm

EVENING 2.5 hours each, over 4 weeks, $295

Mondays 1 - 22 Feb, 630-9pm SOLD OUT

Wednesdays 10 - 31 March, 630-9pm SOLD OUT


UsefulBox HQ, 21 Shepherd Street, Marrickville 

We're looking forward to sewing with you!  

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