Dressmaking with Bev

All levels welcome! Beginning sewers will learn basic skills and techniques such as
Use of sewing machine
seams and finishes
Cutting out and construction of a garment


If you are new to the class please bring the following to the first class:

  • Commercial Pattern for what you wish to make
  • Fabric for what you wish to make
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Measuring tape
  • Thread


Sewing machines are available but you may wish to bring your own.

 If you use one from Southland Education you are required to buy a Bernina bobbin –these are available from the Bernina shop cnr Deveron and Yarrow Streets. Ask for a bobbin for the Bernina 1008.  No other bobbins are to be used in the machines.


Your tutor will phone you if you are new to the class, to discuss your project. If you have any queries on what to bring please phone 2188180.