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Operating as usual
Sparkly stretch denim, would make a great bag
A decent square metre of usable fabric
Red polyester (i think) blouse weight or good for lining
2m by 1.5m
Loose weave turquoise wool
I always thought this would make a great Chanel jacket
3m by 1.5m approx
Green sequin fabric. Approx 1m by 2m
Free to a good home
I should be packing but I made some shorts instead.
Pattern Emporium Getaway Shorts
As you may know, Funky Forms will be moving in the New Year. This of course means decluttering and a touch of downsizing.
Watch this space for fabrics and patterns for sale or giveaway
Looking for the perfect summer cover-up, great over togs or a dress
Long zero waste shrug style, some chiffon, some crepe, one size fits most
The workshop is now officially closed until after the New Year.
Thank you to everyone who has come to classes, and laughed, pressed, unpicked, sworn and ultimately succeeded
Thank you to everyone who has trusted me with their precious garments and fabric and allowed me to weave my magic
And especially thank you to the parents who have entrusted me with your lovely children. The kids classes have been so much fun this year, so many Interesting projects, conversations and sweet treats
I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas and a brilliant summer. See you on the other side
Free event down at Dayspring Trust today
What an awesome final Monday class! Two completed projects, a pattern Emporium symphony skirt and a superb sinclair lotte hoodie. I am so proud of everything the girls have achieved this year. It's been a crazy time and they have kept smiling...apart from when they have their photos taken obviously
[12/07/20] Please be aware that if you are paying me for services, my bank account number has changed. I will provide the new one asap
With classes finishing up on the 11th of December I'm looking forward to a bit of a rest.
I won't be taking on any sewing work during December and January apart from those I have already agreed to
Sorry for any inconvenience but my fingers need a break x
Another Olya completed, this time in heavy weight Fabric Store Linen with linen contrast, for a client.
I so love this pattern. I need to make many many more
Such a simple skirt design, but what drama! Thanks Kate for letting me share this photo of you in all your glory
Coming up to the end of term and the end of classes...
Final Thursday teens class is December 3rd
Final Monday teens is December 7th
Final Tuesday stitch and bitch this coming Tuesday
Rutherford sewing ends December 7th and pattern making December 9th
Last Saturday Sesh of the year is December 5th
And last Dayspring is December 11th
And then I collapse!
It's slightly weird that the Monday class are tending to make warm scarves and hoodies as we come into Summer...
Back in my happy place after a full-on week of teaching
Anyone fancy spending two Saturdays with me sewing, chatting and probably eating birthday cake?
rutherfordcomed.co.nz Suitable for students with some basic sewing skills. Work on your own garments with assistance from our highly experienced and knowledgeable tutor. Create your own fashionable clothing or soft furnishings. Tips and techniques for a professional finish. Sewing machines provided in class.
Fancy spending two Saturdays with me, November 14th and 21st for extended sewing.
Rutherford Community Education is hosting another Beginners and Beyond course. Email the office to book
About to start a six hour sewing class, and this is spot on
Quick reminder there is no Monday class today...first one next week.
Thursday teens and Dayspring both start this week with Rutherford starting next week
Anyone still need mask elastic? Ordered this a while ago
Sewing classes on Fridays during term time, with a cool group of people and excellent tutelage;-)
Sewing classes are back next Friday and there are still a couple of spots left available.
To book your space call us on 827 6321, email [email protected], or send us a message.
Classes are held every Friday from 9.30-2 and are suitable for beginners to advanced sewers.
How’s this for a cool pattern?
We want to make the brand new Wildwood Wrap Dress from Sew House Seven ASAP! It features fabulous pockets, a separate statement belt, a shawl collar and it includes two dress and sleeve lengths. What's not to love? Check out the deets: http://ow.ly/xOGe50BFcyb
[09/28/20] Hey sewist friends, anyone able to recommend a good trackie pants pattern (probably called lounge pants too)? I’m feeling slobby today and want something I can throw on that isn’t my pjs.
Another Olya shirt by Paper Theory. I do so love this pattern. The linen is stone, from the Fabric Store and will soften up beautifully.
And for once, buttonholes
Thank you to everyone who came along to 'stitch and bitch' today. It was so lovely to have the room buzzing with activity
I love teaching at Dayspring
A cool wool coat for the lovely Jo, loosely based on a design worn by Princess Margaret. Self drafted and constructed, fully lined, and oh boy those welt pockets
Fancy spending your Friday’s with a cool group of ladies, and even cooler tutors
We still have a few spaces available in our Friday sewing classes for Term 4. This is a popular class so get in quick to book your spot! Call us on 827 6321, email [email protected], or send us a message.
Classes are suitable for beginners to advanced sewers.
Fancy pants!!!! With pockets!!
Can you tell its the end of term in teen sewing?
Thanks Mags for the special treats
We are aiming to do another set of Saturday sewing days at Rutherford (October 31 and November 7)
Its already up on the website for sign ups
rutherfordcomed.co.nz Suitable for students with some basic sewing skills. Work on your own garments with assistance from our highly experienced and knowledgeable tutor. Create your own fashion clothing or soft furnishings. Tips and techniques for a professional finish. Sewing machines provided in class.
You know when a student is invested in their project....they turn up early for class and get started straight away
Dates for next term’s Monday and Thursday sewing classes
Monday is awkward because of Labour day and I also need to start in week two of term so...October 19th-December 7th, gives us seven weeks. $105
Thursday is easier-October 15th to December 3rd which is 8 weeks.
Let me know if you’d like more details or to book in
|Thursday||09:00 - 15:00|
|Friday||11:00 - 15:00|
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