Thu 3 June 6pm-8.30pm

Sat 5 June 2pm-4.30pm

One off skills based class | $70

Other day & times are available if there is at least 4 students in the group.

You’ve started your sewing journey, whether it was on your own or from our Beginners Sewing - Newbies classes - let's now add to your skills.

In this one-off skills class, you will learn how to:

  • Sew a pocket

  • Sew a bagged out strip (turned out strap or belt)

  • Insert a zip (for skirt or dress)

  • Sew a gathering piece

  • Do and use machine tacking

What you'll need to bring:

  • Your sewing machine, or hire 1 of 2 that we have in the studio for $5 per lesson (must book ahead via email)

  • Sewing kit with the tools you'll need each week to construct your garment.

What we'll provide:

  • Professional teacher

  • Cutting table space

  • Your own spacious sewing table

  • Light-filled, open, spacious modern studio

  • Fun vibes in a professional environment

We require 4 students for this class to go ahead.


Alternative times can be created if we can get a minimum of 4 students. Please note this in your message.



Sewing Machine
Sewing Machine

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Sewing Machine
Sewing Machine

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With 37 years of professional experience in the sewing industry having worked as head designer for over 10 years on high fashion, menswear, evening wear and children’s wear.


For the last 27 years, Elana and her husband has owned a corporate uniform business, where Elana undertook designing, sourcing and manufacturing of uniforms for corporates including the West Australian Fire Brigades, St John of God Hospital Murdoch, Cities of Stirling, Swan and Canning, Skywest Airlines, SKG Radiology, Professionals Real Estate Group, Lotterywest, Perth Rad Clinics, Juvenile Custodial Services and many more. During this time Elana also had private clients for whom she custom designed and constructed the garments for people of all body types and worked with all the fabric types you can imagine. Elana especially loves dress making.

Elana would love to share her skills and knowledge of the clothing and fashion industry, and to pass on her extensive sewing skills and passion for clothes that are an expression of you.


Please note that once booked, tickets are non-refundable. You may however transfer your ticket to another participant. Should a workshop be cancelled due to Covid restrictions your workshop will be rescheduled or you will be given a 12 month credit to rebook when we reopen.

When arriving, attending and leaving the workshop, it is your responsibility to follow all safety precautions. Upon booking, you agree that you are fully responsible for your property and physical safety during the workshop. Studio Subi and your workshop teacher hold no personal liability or responsibility for any damage, loss or theft to personal property, or any physical injuries that occur during the workshop.