Unit 2/10 Hammond Road Cockburn Central

Phone: 9417 3444

Fax: 9417 2622



Cockburn Sewing Centre has a range of sewing classes for beginners through to more advanced
sewers we have classes to suit everyone. View details >

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General Class Information

With all classes, you need to have your own sewing machine and a basic sewing kit with scissors, pins, tape measure, etc. If you don't have a sewing machine we sell both Brother and Bernina sewing machines. A basic, good quality machine can be purchased from as little as $369.00. We also stock any other accessories you may need along with a range of patterns, threads and haberdashery items as well as 100% cotton fabrics, primarily used for patchwork.

  • * All prices subject to change without prior notice.
  • **All classes dependent upon a minimum of 4 enrollments.

Contact us to book a class

You can view items made by students in the Photo Galley in the menu bar at the top of the page


Sewing and Patchwork Groups

Want to learn to sew? From simple mending to alterations, Dressmaking or Patchwork and Quilting, we cover it all. Come along, you'll make new friends, have a laugh and sew lots. You can work on our simple projects or bring along your own items or projects to sew. Small class sizes guaranteed, maximum 5 people. Contact the store to book a class.


Morning :

Wednesdays 9:00am to 12:00pm

Fees $300.00* Every ten weeks. Payable in advance.

Days :

Monday, Thursday & Friday 11:00am to 2:00pm

Fees $300.00* Every ten weeks. Payable in advance.

Afternoons :

Wednesday 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Fees $300.00* Every ten weeks. Payable in advance.

Evenings :

Tuesday 6:00 to 9:00pm

Thursdays 6:30 to 9:30pm

Fees $300.00* Every ten weeks. Payable in advance.

Weekends :

Fortnightly on Saturdays 9:00am to 12:00pm

Fees $180.00* Every 12 weeks. Payable in advance.

* All prices subject to change without prior notice.

** All classes dependent upon a minimum of 4 enrollments


Kids Sewing Classes

Starting with simple projects your child will learn all basic sewing techniques for dressmaking. Beginning with a basic quilt they will progress to garment construction and more advanced sewing techniques.

Run during School terms, for Ages 8 to 16 years

Wednesday, Thursday or Friday Afternoons

4.00pm to6.00pm**

Fees Calculated on school terms

9 Week term.$180.00*Payable in advance

10 Week term.$200.00*Payable in advance

Enquire about School Holiday classes too! (For Teens 12 to 16 only.)

  • * All prices subject to change without prior notice.
  • **All classes dependent upon a minimum of 4 enrollments.

Embroidery Machine Class

Learn how to use your embroidery machine correctly, through working on simple projects each month. You will learn correct placement , how to stabilize your fabrics, latest embroidery techniques and much more.

Classes are held monthly on Mondays

Contact the shop for available dates & times.

Fees $40.00* Per class, Payable in advance.


Specialty Workshops

Through out the year we run specialty workshops in all areas of sewing. If you have a group of friends who are interested in learning about a particular area of sewing we can organise a workshop for you. We need a minimum of 4 people and then our teachers will put the workshop together for you. It can be in area of sewing, we just need a month to get it organised

Contact us to book a workshop


One on One Lessons

We can provide personalised training to anyone wanting to learn any aspects of sewing.

  • We can provide lessons on how to use your sewing machine

  • Help making a quilt

  • Dress making technique

Charged at $60 per hour


Quilt Frame Lesson

Learn how to use a long arm quilting frame. We will teach you how to set up the frame with the fabric, how to set up the sewing machine, how to use the speed control and stitch regulator, and we will also show you how to create simple patterns. Once you have learnt how to use the quilting frame, you can then hire our quilting frame to quilt your own quilts

Contact us to book a lesson


Sewing Room Hire

We have a large sewing room available for hire. The class room comfortably seats 6 people for classes or can cater for up to 15 people in a demonstration situation. The classroom has a kitchen with tea & coffee making facilities, a white board, cutting table and ironing boards, we can even supply a video projector if required.

Contact us for bookings


Brother Scan 'n' Cut Classes

Classes are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month; 10am to 12pm, or the first Saturday of the month; 1pm to 3pm. A new topic is covered every month, allowing you to get the most out of your scan 'n' cut. Topics include; working with vinyl, card making, glass etching, embossing and much more.

Places are limited, so contact the store today to secure your place.