The PRICE for all sewing courses is R1000 per month (4 lessons of 3 hours each). On average there are between 5-8 students per class. Classes are multi-level so you can start at any time that suits you.
Beginners sewing courses
No sewing experience is required.
This course runs for 6 months – one lesson a week and includes a free pattern of the first 3 items sewn.
Cost: R1000 ( 4 lessons of 3 hours each) per month.
The following days and times are available to choose from:
Beginners/Multi-level classes in Pietermaritzburg :
Wednesday mornings at Bernina PMB from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Thursday mornings (Pattern Making & Fashion Design) at Bigwig (Sechaba Sewing Machines PMB) from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (currently fully booked)
Friday mornings Sewing Classes at Bigwig (Sechaba Sewing Machines PMB) from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Saturday mornings Sewing Classes at Bigwig (Sechaba Sewing Machines PMB) from 9 am to 12 pm
To book please get in touch with Idoni on 084 486 1849 (click here to WhatsApp Idoni)
Intermediate sewing courses
Previous sewing experience required.
This course runs for 5 months: days and times as above – one lesson a week and includes the following:
- Sewing a tailored skirt with zip fitting and waistband
- Sewing a ladies tailored shirt made to your measurements
- Perfecting Pants to fit
- Lining a Jacket
- Dressmaking and evening clothes.
Also on Offer: Stretch sewing workshops, Home decor and crafts.
Currently Fully Booked
A Fashion Design & Pattern-making Course
NEW! In this exciting course you will learn:
- Basic pattern making
- Fashion drawing
- Finding inspiration
- Design a capsule range
- Costing a garment
- Basic business skills
These classes are at Bigwig (Sechaba Sewing Machines PMB) and are every Thursday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Classes continue for 6 to 12 months depending on the level required by the student.
Price is R1000 for 4 lessons, 1 per week.
Private tuition available on request.
Clothing made by Students.
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Studio Open Hours
Monday - Tuesday (studio closed due to private students)
Wednesday: 9 am - 12pm (at Bernina - 39 Chief Albert Luthuli St, Pietermaritzburg, 3201)
Thursday - Saturday: 9 am - 12 pm (or by appointment)