Sew the iconic 1950s “Walk Away” dress

Bookings open: 4 week course.

Saturdays 9am – 12. Please phone the store on 0418 882 123 for the next dates

A great project for beginners or those new to sewing. This pattern became an immediate bestseller when released in 1952. Re-released recently, the “walk-away” dress became an instant online sensation, and featured on the Great British Sewing Bee.

Beginners sewing classes

New courses beginning soon.

BEGINNERS LEVEL 1 is a two-week course held on consecutive Saturdays (9am to 3pm).

Start your sewing journey here, with all the basics: this class introduces the functions of the machine (and how to troubleshoot), needles and stitches, sewing techniques, and how to lay out a pattern, to create a simple garment.

BEGINNERS LEVEL 2 is a two-week course held on consecutive Saturdays (9am to 3pm).

Develop your sewing knowledge, and, using a commercial pattern,  learn skills such as inserting invisible zippers, finishing raw edges, sewing skirt waistbands, facings, darts, buttonholes, sleeves, and adjusting the length of a pattern.

For more information on any sewing class, or to book your space email info@gardams.com.au or call 0418882123.