Learn to Sew with us!

Frequently asked questions

Where are you located?

Our private studio is located in Cooroibah, Queensland. Actual address will be stated on your booking confirmation

When is your Create Handmade Workshop open?

See our Calendar for classes, workshops and after school programs. Don't forget our private birthday parties!

How do I book?

Make your bookings online.
Email us with any questiosn you may have.

What classes do you offer?

Lots of fun classes for kids to learn how to sew. Classes are designed for boys and girls with age and skill level in mind. We even run BIG and little kid classes, bring Mum, Dad, or your favourite big person. Join a learn to sew class together. Do you have a special celebration coming up? Book a fabulous, fun, creative party with us. Pop over to our website for more info.

What is the ideal age?

Our Classes, Workshops and Parties are designed to be fun and rewarding, it’s important that the kids feel like they have learnt new skills and created a wonderful project to take home.

The minimum age for our classes is 7 + year old

Against each class / workshop, Minimum age will be indicated.

Is sewing machine experience necessary?

No experience is required. Join our Intro Machine Safety class, only $10, a must do before you join any of our machine classes. Check our timetable to book a session.

How long is a class or workshop?

Our classes run for Half a day or Full day sessions.
Check specific class for more information.

How much do classes cost?

Classes and Workshop have different costs, the vary depending on the project, supplies required and length of the class. Classes start from $30. 'Intro to Sewing Machines' class is only $10.

What do I need?

Covered shoes and a creative attitude! Sewing machines, equipment and project supplies are all provided for your kids to complete a special creative project. For many projects, kids will have the delight of selecting their own fabric or kit from our diverse selection!

Who teaches the class?

We are all experienced sewers who have a passion for teaching children, each of us have our Working with Children Blue Card certification

What do I wear?

Comfortable clothing and covered shoes

Cancellation/Re-Schedule Policy

*Important Note: During the coming months, any child who presents a doctors certificate relating to Covid - 19 will be given a full refund for their class. 24hr notice required.

If Australia goes into ' Lockdown' full refunds will be given.

Credits and rebookings are offered for classes or workshops, as classes and workshops are in high demand.

We require 24hrs written notice (hello@createhandmadeworkshop.com.au) if you wish to cancel a class, we will do our best to reschedule to another time slot.

Classes are subject to change or cancellation based on low attendance.

Drop Off & Pick Up

We love meeting and teaching new kids! We also need time to prep for class and clean up after. We ask that you drop your children off no earlier than 10 minutes prior to the start of the class, and to collect your child no later than the scheduled end of the class.
Bathroom facilities adjacent to the classroom.

Can I bring food?

As our sessions are only short, we have a no food policy in our Create Handmade Workshop. Sticky fingers and fabrics are not a good mix. Only water in a secure container is accepted.

Although we understand for some health reasons your child may require a special snack, please let us know in advance.

Fridge facilities are available fro Half Day and Full Day Workshops, as breaks will be taken outside the classroom

How do I know if a class is fully booked?

Our website is set for the maximum number of students per class. 'If' you can book the course or class, there is a place for you.

I want to book a party

Our sewing party package is perfect for boys and girls (ages 7+) and teenagers of all skill levels. Parties take place week day afternoons, Saturdays or Sundays and school holidays, advanced bookings required. Parties are designed and catered to a full class of 8 seats and we can not provide additional places.

What you get:

Dedicated Party Planner to book & coordinate your event
Sewing Party invitations
Creative decorated venue
Exclusive use of the Create Handmade Workshop for up to 3 hours
2 hour guides lesson and children learn to use a sewing machine as they create their project
Inspiring, age appropriate sewing projects to select from.
Children ages 7-9 create a hand sewn project. 9+ learn to use sewing machines to create their project
2 expert instructors / party hosts
1 hour available to blow out the candles and eat the cake (food not provided).
Craft-themed goody bags can be provided as an optional extra.