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Ballarat Neighbourhood Centre

Sew & Knit

Please Note:

Whilst we offer a range of courses suitable for participants with disabilities, we are not a disability provider. Our Adult Education courses are designed to help people find employment or to continue their education at a TAFE or similar provider.

If you have a disability and are interested in attending a course please:

Sewing for Beginners

Learners will gain knowledge with the skills required to undertake clothes repairs, alterations and create a basic item of clothing or other fabric item.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $65

Sewing for Intermediate

Build on your basic sewing knowledge and skills to create clothing or other fabric items.
Learn how to use an overlocker and get the most out of your sewing machine.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $65

Sewing Skills Basics

Develop your skills and knowledge with specialised classes designed to teach you technical sewing skills. Each class will focus on a different technique to grow your confidence and develop your practical sewing skills.

Length: 5 hours each session
Cost: $65

Knit & Crochet for Beginners

Learn to knit and crochet, follow a simple pattern and develop your skills and techniques. A good first step for many learners and a positive way to boost your confidence with practical and rewarding outcomes in each lesson.

Length: 20 hours - 8 weeks
Cost: $35

Op Shop Upcycling

Learners will develop the skills and knowledge they need to be able to mend and upcycle clothes (re-purpose a garment) that they can then wear to a job interview or potential employment in this beginners class.

Length: 12 hours - 4 weeks
Cost: $35

Training Tailored for You

If you have a group of 8 or more participants, talk to us about an Adult Education course tailored to meet your needs. With over 60 courses, pick from our existing courses or work with us to design one for your group. Courses can be delivered on the day, time or location of your choice. For more information download the brochure below.