Introductory - Suitable for students of all skill levels.

Design, Illustration and Pattern Making Workshops.  We're passionate about fashion and patterns and can't wait to share it with you.  Below are some of our workshops and classes on offer. 

Latest news for Introductory Workshops:

COOLAMON - A Special Deal for this Fashion Design Intensive12-Apr-2021

Four Fabulous Days in the Autumn School Holidays Starting on Monday 12th April, I'll be running ..

WAGGA, February at Simply Stitches06-Feb-2021

Dressmaking Class - Saturday 6th January, 9.00am-13.00pm. Dressmaking classes (https://studiofar..

WAGGA Sewing In January16-Jan-2021

We're starting early this year... If you have a quick look at the website, you'll see that I..

COOLAMON - Sewing Classes in the CWA Rooms10-Jan-2021

Second Sunday of every month, in Coolamon. Come and visit us in Coolamon and get creative with s..

Sewing in the Riverina - 202101-Jan-2021

All Sewing Classes are Listed for Wagga & Coolamon Seasons greetings for all the fashio..

Website Issues01-Dec-2020

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Some detail:

    1. Studio Faro workshops are now being delivered at a number of different venues.  Please refer to your booking confirmation email  for the exact location of your class.  Or contact me direct. :)
    2. Detailed workbooks, all materials and equipment are provided for the scheduled workshops. (Pattern paper, pattern equipment, pens & pencils.) If you have your own favourite pencils or pattern making equipment that you would prefer to use do bring them along.
    3. Please feel free to bring any relevant material for the workshop. This may include your favourite idea/design to be considered as we work through the pattern making process. Be aware there are no sewing facilities provided at the studio as a general rule.
    4. Please wear shoes that cover and protect your feet. It is a workshop environment and we are keen to keep your toes safe. :)


If you're too far away to attend my classes, you can try out these introductory pattern making blog posts:

Hip Twist Top - Sewing Instructions

Monday, September 28, 2020
The Hip Twist Sewing Pattern has been a long time in coming, and I thank all of you for your patience.  The past few months have been less than usual and I've had my focus diverted on other projects closer to home.  Now it is such a pleasure to get back to business and deal with all my wonderful patterns.  In this blog post I'll be taking you step-by-step through the sewing process for this twist tee.  And a timely reminder that you'll get the best results with this pattern by using two-way stretch knit (four-way stretch in the US) that has elastane content (Lycra, Spandex).  I have achieved the best results with rayon, polyester and wool knits with elastane.  Some cotton knits may work if they are not too stiff. Keep Reading...

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