Sewing workshop for all ages 12+ 

 
The Duke Street Sewing Bee is a 1 day sewing workshop, where you will be guided though the stages of putting together a garment to take home at the end of the day. We are offering 4 garments to chose from with a variety of different skills. Make a garment for yourself, some one else, or just practice your sewing skills. 
 
 
Beginner 1  - Pencil skirt
Learn skills: darts, zip, facing
You will need: 1.5mtrs fabric, matching thread and 8" zip.
Suggested Fabrics: mid to heavy cotton/wool/suiting
 
Beginner 2 - Flared skirt
Learn skills: gathering, zip, waistbands,
You will need: 2.5mtrs fabric, matching thread and 8" zip.
Suggested Fabrics: light to mid weight cotton/polycotton/ wool
 
Intermediate 1  - Ladies' shorts
Learn skills: darts, waistband, zip flies
You will need: 1.5mtrs fabric, matching thread and 6" metal zip
Suggested Fabrics: mid to heavy cotton/linen/wool
 
Intermediate 2 - Men's waistcoat
Learn skills: darts, lapels, pockets, button holes
You will need: 1mtr fabric, 1mtr lining, thread, 4 x buttons.
Suggested Fabrics: wool/suiting
 
If you have you own sewing machine, you are welcome to bring it along and get more practice using it. 
 
Sewing machines and other equipment provided. Just bring the fabric of your choosing to make a unique garment just for you!