Classes at Amitie Torquay

Shirt/shirtdress Masterclass

Sat, July 6, 2019 at 10:00 am to 3 pm

Sun, July 7 2019 at 10:00 am to 3 pm

Learn the skills and techniques to construct your own shirt (or shirt dress) in this fantastic 2 day workshop where you will walk away with your own original handmade garment.  Donna from Sewing Therapy will take you through every step in the process giving away many tricks of the trade.


Participants will cover; fabric selection, cutting and pattern layout, French seams, Flat Felled seams, collar and stand construction,  placket and cuff construction for men and women, hand sewing techniques and buttonhole placement.

Cost:  $ 280.00

Includes: tea/coffee and chef's selection morning tea and lunch

Location: Amitie Textiles Torquay

Patternmaking 101

Sat, May 25 2019 at 10:00 am to 3 pm

Sun, May 26 2019 at 10:00 am to 3 pm

Discover how easy drafting your own patterns can be in the this fantastic 2 day workshop.  Learn to make patterns for dresses and tops in your exact measurements the quick and easy way. Donna from Sewing Therapy will take you through the process, revealing all the tricks of the trade and give you the confidence to draft up your own designs.

This workshop is aimed at absolute beginners although to get the most out of the course,  it would be beneficial to have basic sewing skills.


0421 993 638


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