Workshop - Make This With Me: Bucket Hat
2 day workshop 4 hours scheduled for each day
$140 inclusive of all textiles, tools, machinery. Coffee, Japanese green tea, black tea and snacks will also be provided across both days.
This class is limited to 8 students maximum.
Practitioners that have some experience using a sewing machine, but beginner sewers are not to be dissuaded from this challenge. The 4-gore bucket hat will be offered in a range of different sizes and colours. By the end of the day you will have completed your own version of this iconic hat design.
If you are new to sewing and would like to attend this workshop, you're more than welcome to attend without experience, but it is not an easy class. we suggest completing one of our introductory sewing courses or workshops first. The Fundamentals of Sewing Course: Apron Course is a great way to first establish the basics of machine sewing along with many other important skills attributed to creating clothing from textiles.
You will create your own bucket hat design using a range of pre-cut textiles in a variety of colours and fibre compositions. This course will cover a wide scope of finishes and techniques such as:
- Sewing flat seams onto curved edges
- Basic work order principles
- Zig-zag stitching and its uses
- Decorative top-stitching
- Pressing to professionally finish a product
-All equipment and materials will be provided such as scissors, snips, and pins. Their use is included in the cost of the course.
-A variety of textiles for different tastes and skill levels.
-Most work will be completed on domestic sewing machines which will be provided. If you have your own machine that you are familiar with, you are welcome to bring it along, you may learn more about it through our class.
-Coffee, black and Japanese green tea.
Do I need to bring anything?
-A notebook and pen to take notes during class.
-Please bring your own water bottle to help us with our COVID-Safe plan.
Terms, conditions & cancellation policy
-A full refund is available for booking cancellations with two weeks' notice.
-A 50% refund is available for booking cancellations with a week's notice.
-No refund is available for booking cancellations within 48 hours.
-Transfer of a class booking to an alternative date may be discussed on an individual basis and may incur an administration fee.
-Classes are subject to a minimum enrolment number before proceeding.
-The System reserves the right to cancel a class at any time, at which point a full refund will be provided.
Where are the classes held?
The Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford 3068
Mercator Building, Studio 5
You will be emailed directions and a map prior to the class commencing.
-Please enquire about student discounts.
-If you are experiencing financial hardship, please email us directly to discuss an alternate payment arrangement.
If you see wish to book a private group for this workshop and you are a group of 6 or more people, you are more than welcome to contact us and we can try to create availability especially for you and your group.
Please email through the contacts page and we will get back to you ASAP.