Pahiatua – Sewing for beginners – starts 4th August – #07403

This class will enable you to gain confidence in using a sewing machine.  Gain your “sewing machine licence” and then go on to plan a project to sew.

Learn on your own machine or borrow one of ours – let us know when you enrol.

Dates: 8 Tuesdays starting 4th August until 22nd September 2020
Times: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Tutor: Billy Gordon
Venue: The Yellow Plane, 82 Main St, Pahiatua
Cost: $30, Community Services Card $15

Must Enrol by: 29 July 2020


Pahiatua – Sewing for beginners – starts 4th August – #07403

Course Tutor(s):   Billy Gordon has a background in design, having had her own high fashion label for many years then moving into handcraft design. She has skills and experience in designing and manufacturing clothing, accessories and home craft.

Purpose of the Course:  This course is designed for sewing beginners who have no or little experience in sewing.

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • Have a basic understanding of sewing terms. 
  • Have a basic understanding of how to use a sewing machine, including refilling a bobbin, threading a machine, forward and reverse stitching, altering stitch width, length, type and tension. 
  • Complete their own sewing project.

Other Information:  Please bring your own material, thread, and ideas.  If you have a sewing machine that you can bring along that would be helpful – bring it’s instruction book too.

Pre-requisites (if any):  NA

Participants Must Provide:  Material and thread to complete their own project, your own sewing kit if you have one.

REAP May Provide on request (if any):  Sewing machines are available to use, please let Kathleen know on enrolment.


For further information, contact REAP Wairarapa contact: Shirley Jones 0272227693