Bobbin and Ink Courses for Adults in 2018 December 19, 2017 15:28

       

2018 Screen Printing and Sewing Courses

Wanting to get creative in the New Year? There's a course for all adults at Bobbin and Ink! Learn new skills (or perfect your current ones) and have fun doing it in 2018. Get advice from our knowledgeable tutors and meet other like-minded people looking for an adventure of the making kind.

Starting from scratch:

CLASSES FOR BEGINNERs

Want to learn the ropes or looking for the perfect gift to give someone with no prior knowledge in sewing or printing? Here are our most popular courses for doing just that...



QUICK AND AFFORDABLE, BEGINNERS SESSIONS

2 HOUR BEGINNER CLASSES

Get inspired, learn about the tools, and get a taste of the amazing things you can create through printing and sewing. All these classes are easy intros, good value for money and are short enough to squeeze into the calendar or gift to curious friends. A great start if you're not sure about committing to our longer courses.

Screen Printing Taster 2 Hour Class

SCREEN PRINTING TASTER CLASS

   2  hours
  from $80

Learn the basics and print a t-shirt, tote, tea towel or set of posters with a 1 colour image of your choosing.

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Sewing Machine Set Up Class

SEWING MACHINE SET-UP CLASS

   2 hours
     from $70 

Get properly acquainted with your sewing machine. Learn how to control your machine and gain confidence sewing.

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Overlocker Set-Up Class

OVERLOCKER SET-UP CLASS

   2 hours
      from $90 

Learn what all the knobs do on an overlocker and start gaining confidence on this amazing machine.

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SLOW IT DOWN, PERFECT YOUR SKILLS.

LONGER BEGINNER COURSES

If you've got a bit more time on your hands to spend a day or a series of days learning, these courses are geared towards giving you more comprehensive knowledge. You'll learn more in these beginner courses than can be taught in our quicker 2 hour sessions.


Screen Printing for Beginners

SCREEN PRINTING FOR BEGINNERS

   1 day         6  hours

This is a comprehensive one day introduction to printing using emulsion and UV exposure, and a great way to get your designs & photos onto a tote bag, t-shirt or tea towel. From there, you'll have the basic knowledge to join our Print Club and use our facilities and equipment! 

Saturday 20th January  10am - 4pm 
Saturday 4th February  10am - 4pm 
Saturday 24th February  10am - 4pm

CLOTHES MAKING FOR BEGINNERS

   6  weeks (1 day a week)         3  hours

Our ever popular  Clothes Making for Beginners provides a strong foundation for anyone who wants to make their own clothes - whether an absolute beginner or looking to brush up on past skills. Over 6 weeks, learn to read patterns, gain confidence with the tools of the trade, and find out professional tips and tricks to get the best finish on your garment. And meet an awesome bunch of new sewcialists while you're there!

Starts Sunday 11th February 1pm - 4pm FULL
Starts Saturday 24th February 10am - 1pm 

Starts Thursday 15th March 6pm - 9pm 

Clothes Making for Beginners

LEARN TO SEW MENS CLOTHING

   6 Weeks         3 hours per session

Are you a dude who wants to learn to sew? The majority of our sewing class attendees are lady-folk, so we want to balance the odds! 

Learn to Sew Men's Clothing kicks off again in Feb 2018. Focused on fitting for male bodies, this class is geared towards guys (and gals interested in sewing for guys). Don't miss out!

STARTS Thursday 1st Feb 6-9pm




Build ON YOUR skills:

CLASSES FOR CONTINUERS

You know the basics, it's time to up the complexity! Our intermediate to advanced sessions are the way to go! Perfect gifts for continuing students.


PRACTICE AND EXPERIMENT

INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED COURSES

Learn over multiple sessions how to perfect your skills.



The Perfect A Line Skirt: Intro to Pattern Making with Studio Faro

INTRO TO PATTERN MAKING WITH STUDIO FARO 

   4  hours 
  from $170 

Love to sew and ready to start making your own patterns? For an express intro if you're new to pattern making, start with the perfect A line skirt! This is a crash-course in pattern-making basics that should get your brain curious for more.


Fri January 19th 1pm-5pm

 

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Design and Produce Fabric Screen Printing Course

DESIGN AND PRODUCE FABRIC COURSE

   3 x 8 hour sessions or 
8 x 3 hour sessions 
       from $660

Dreaming of creating your own textiles? This course will take you through the whole process, from sketch to screen! We have a WEEKDAY and WEEKEND option for you.                 

Tue & Wed 30th, 31st Jan &  6th, 7th Feb,  10am-5pm

Starts Sun March 4th 1pm-4pm

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Basic Pattern Making for Dresses with Studio Faro

BASIC PATTERN MAKING FOR DRESSES 

   5 hours 
      from $285

Still learning, but interested in understanding more about pattern making? Expert tutor, Anita McAdam of Studio Faro, has developed a course that covers all the basics of fitting for dresses. If you're a more experienced sewer but still new to pattern making, Basic Pattern Making for Dresses is a great course for you!

Sat March 10th 10am-4pm

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Stretch and Swimwear Sewing Course with Measure Twice, Cut Once

GET STRETCHY!

   3 days         3  hours

Struggling with stretch fabrics? We've got 2 classes run by our guest tutor, Susan from Measure Twice, Cut Once to keep your eye on: Stretch and Swimwear Sewing Course and Stretch & Sportswear Sewing Course. Start working with elastics and knits in more complex ways and make your own swim, yoga, running or casual wear.


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Booking a group?

Can't find a session that suits? Grab some buddies and contact us about organising a group activity. Whether it's a corporate function, party or private class, we can host crafty gatherings big and small.