Historical Fashion Classes in Canberra, Australia
Our facility is a private and self-contained environment in Yarralumla. Some of the Workshops offered in the past have been Elizabethan, 18th century and Regency stays, Victorian corsets, Elizabethan gowns, 1780s gowns, regency gowns, victorian bustle gowns, regency tailcoats, bonnets and chemises from all eras. As always, your continued patronage and support have allowed us to bring you these workshops. Visit our Upcoming Events page to find an event to wear your new outfit. To read more about your teacher, see About Aylwen. Aylwen is registered for working with vulnerable people in the ACT, Reg. 0000035652. If you have any questions please phone Aylwen on 62811098 or 0409817623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NB. Children's tickets to Jane Austen Festival Australia are now for sale online at http://www.janeaustenfestival.com.au and registrations for limited attendance classes at JAFA open on 1 February 2014.
Children's School Holiday Historic Fashion Sewing Classes
9.00am-12.00pm ~ Small Classes ~ Morning tea provided ~ Suitable for girls and boys with some sewing experience. White cotton fabric is available for $5/m. Second member of family is 1/2 price using code FAMILY. Mother and daughter combinations are welcome ie. $187.50 and can work together or alongside each other.
13-17 January 2014 "Beginner Class - Make a Day Cap (bonnet) or a Mr Darcy cravat". Mostly hand sewing. (1m white cotton fabric)
20-24 January 2014 "Make a Jane Austen Dress or Mr Darcy waistcoat" (3-5m white cotton fabric)
27-31 January 2014 "Make a Jane Austen Spencer Jacket or a Mr Darcy Shirt" (3-5m of cotton velveteen, corduroy, or heavy cotton - please purchase and pre-wash before class)
Parents can join their child but must purchase a class ticket and be prepared to work on a project of their own alongside their child. Your teacher, Aylwen, is registered with the ACT Government for Working with Vulnerable People (Reg. 0000035652)
Please bring your own sewing machine - make sure that you know how to sew forwards, backwards and zig zag and how to put your bobbin in and thread the machine. We do have elna machines you can use in class if you don't have one of your own.
Adult & Teenager Historic Fashion Jane Austen Sewing Classes
These classes are for those people who wish to work through making a garment step-by-step with the instructor, who will demonstrate as they go. If you prefer to work at your own pace at home, you may prefer to purchase patterns from us instead. We provide morning and/or afternoon tea during our classes, byo lunch if a day long class.
7.00pm-9.00pm ~ Small Evening Classes
EDHDA-07 Starting 13 January 2014 "Make a Chemise/Petticoat or Shirt " (5 x Monday Nights)
EDHDA-08 Starting 17 January 2014 "Make a Jane Austen Dress or Waistcoat" (5 x Friday Nights)
EDHDA-09 Starting 21 February 2014 "Make a Jane Austen Spencer Jacket or Tailcoat" (5 x Friday Nights)
9.30pm-3.30pm ~ Weekend Workshop
EDHDA-10 8-10 March "Make a set of Regency Short Stays in 3 Days"
$125 per class, materials extra. Some homework may be advised. Second member of family is 1/2 price using code FAMILY.
Please bring your own sewing machine - make sure that you know how to sew forwards, backwards and zig zag and how to put your bobbin in and thread the machine. We have sewing machines for hire ($100 to cover the cost of a service & safety check before you use it) if you do not have one yourself.
Beginners After School Learn to Sew Classes, starting 11 February
4pm - 6pm, Yarralumla (includes afternoon tea)
Tuesday afternoons in term - learn to sew. We'll teach your child how to sew safely, how to begin, basic sewing stitches, basic embroidery stitches, how to sew on a button and some simple finishes and trims.
Projects in Term 1 include a drawstring bag and an apron.