Collection: Sewing Academy

We now offer different kinds of classes to suit your needs. Classes are now available in the following options: 
  • Standard Saturday morning classes (09:00 - 12:00)
  • Midweek one-on-one classes; in the even that you cannot attend the Saturday classes or when you have a specific skill you would like to learn, for example how to make bow-ties, tote bags etc. This allows us to tailor design your course based in your specific needs 
The Beginners Course (10 lessons) is R4000 (R400 each) and Advanced Course (5 lessons) is R2000. The Saturday morning classes schedule is as follows, provided that there are no hard lockdowns due to the COVID pandemic.
  • First cycle: 06 Feb - 10 Apr 2021  
  • Second cycle: 24 Apr - 26 Jun 2021
  • Third cycle: 10 Jul - 11 Sep 2021
  • Fourth cycle: 02 Oct - 04 Dec 2021  - Taking in new students 
As we're in the middle of the COVID pandemic, we have taken the measures to ensure yours and our safety. In the event that the pandemic gets worse and lockdown is imposed, your classes will be moved to when lower levels of lockdown are implemented. 
Classes are held in Riverclub (Rivonia, Sandton, Johannesburg) on Saturday mornings. Kindly note that payments for the classes must paid in advance for each class. These are non-refundable.
Students are required to bring their own sewing machines. If you do not have one, please scroll all the way to the bottom of the page as we sell them as well.
Beginners Course:
  • Lesson 1: Sewing 101
  • Lesson 2: Fabrics & Stitches
  • Lesson 3: First item: Tote bag
  • Lesson 4: Second item: Apron
  • Lesson 5: Measurements
  • Lesson 6: Make your own skirt
  • Lesson 7: Make your own blouse
  • Lesson 8: Make your own trousers
  • Lesson 9: Make your own dress
  • Lesson 10: Recap Lesson
Advanced Course:
  • Lesson 1: Invisible zips, pockets & lining
  • Lesson 2: Shirt with collar
  • Lesson 3: Pants with pockets 
  • Lesson 4: Formal jacket
  • Lesson 5: Recap Lesson 
Ever wanted to start your own clothing brand but don't know where to start? We've not got a YouTube channel to guide you! Click here to see how! 
Below are some of our happy past students, who now sew for themselves and some have started clothing brands. 
   
     
     
       
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