Grow your sewing skills beyond the basics

Improve Your Skills

Maybe you want to improve your skills in one particular area. Atelier School of Fashion Design runs regular short courses to help you gain the skills and experience necessary for future employment in the fashion industry, or to simply enjoy yourself at home!

Do You Need Sewing Classes

Do you have an amazing idea that you’d like to turn into a garment?

Has your home sewing project hit a snag?

Do you want to pivot your business to a new or additional audience?

Sewing Machine Class

Everything there is to know about the sewing machine. This class is for beginner sewers and sewers that would like to learn more about the sewing machine.

  • Cleaning the stitch plate,  hook and lubricating
  • Bobbin case
  • Feed dogs
  • Sewing machine needles such as, double, triple, metafil, Quilting, leather and more
  • Needle thread combination
  • Presser foot including walking foot, buttonhole, blind hemmer, darning, zipper
  • Tension
  • Stitches including edge, narrow, wide, triple, running, gathering, jersey and more
  • stitch width

Casual Sewing Classes – Garment Pieces

Did you know that there are many versions of collars, sleeves, hems, darts?  Discovering the garment and learning how to adapt patterns to make variations of collars, sleeves, hems, darts and more can be fun and be an inspiration for your garment design. Register your interest in this class below.

Hand Sewing Classes

If you enjoy embroidery and applique, this is the class for you. Bring your own set work or if you need help in selecting a project we will help you with that too.

What Else Can I Learn at Atelier School of Fashion Design?

General Sewing Classes

Available for adults and children all year round.

Sewing Machine Repairs

Bring your machine to our studio and we will service it for you.

Alterations and Upcycling

Atelier Melbourne provides alteration and upcycling service at its Brighton studio.

Handmade Clothes to Order

Clothes handmade to order which includes full measurements taken, pattern developed to style required, fittings with toils and final fitting.

The Zip Workshop

You love sewing and can make an amazing garment but the zip is always tricky. Did you know that there are more than one type of presser foot? These little sweet-hearts can make your life so much easier, just knowing which one to use.

Atelier School of Fashion holds this short 2 hour workshop throughout the year, titled  ‘All About Zips’. For more information register your interest below.

The Overlocker Workshop

Have you always wanted use an overlocker but it all became too tricky particularly, threading the machine? Atelier School of Fashion’s half day Overlocker Workshop is designed to enhance your knowledge about overlockers.

An overlocker has other functions besides overlocking, it can trim edges of fabric, stop fraying, attach elastic, flat-lock stitches, decorative edging, rolled hems and embellishments. The upper end overlockers are designed with other functions such as double needle stitch.

Enjoy a half-day workshop with like-minded friends. You can register your interest below and receive further information.

Register Your Interest