Fashion Sewing with Margaret Adam

Sewing Skills and Techniques for the Real Beginner and the Practicing Machinist

Skill level: Beginner to advanced
Estimated material cost: $25*

This workshop offers a sewing program tailored to your skill level and needs and is suitable for absolute beginners or for the experienced sewer.

Students can choose to make a variety of samples for skirts, dresses, pants and jackets. Exploring anything from invisible zips, neckline finishes and yokes to fly openings, kick pleats and linings.

Alternatively students can bring along a commercial pattern of their choice and be shown how to read, use and create samples from it.

Prior to your booking, please contact Margaret to discuss your requirements including your current skill level and what you’d like to learn. If you don’t own a sewing machine Margaret may be able to assist as she has a range of sewing and over-locker machines.

*The materials cost noted is indicative and is dependant of participants projects, level of knowledge and existing toolkit. Please contact Margaret Adam to discuss your skill level and desired outcomes from the workshop on 074631 1111 or visit this workshop at for contact information.

Note: this class is suitable for under 18. (min age 15)

About Margaret

Margaret has worked for both established and establishing designers as a patternmaker, designer and production manager. She has made costumes for the Queensland Theatre Company and taught patternmaking and body analysis at Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE in Brisbane.

A tutor Margaret has a long history of teaching people how to make their own clothes. She also runs a Wardrobe Therapy service which helps people to build their individual style from garments already in their wardrobe.