A National Multi-Award Winning Sewing School offering sewing classes, workshops, online sewing courses, designer projects, exclusive patterns, fashion designing & wardrobe planning

Sewing Classes


GEneral Sewing Classes

sewing classes

  • Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced
  • Morning, Afternoon, Evening and Weekend Classes
  • One-on-one Tuition available or maximum 7 Students per class
  • Sewing machines and overlockers provided in class
  • One day workshops to full all year round teaching terms
  • Children's classes and school holiday activity classes


Learn how to sew

Make your own unique clothes, women's and men's wear, baby & children's, lingerie, swimwear, maternity, embellishing and appliqué, soft furnishing, bag making, stretch and woven fabric garments, casual and corporate wear and after five, debutante and bridal.

Learn to co-ordinate and maximise your wardrobe, garments and accessories with Maree's ever so popular exclusive wardrobe planning techniques!

Sewing School Location sewing school Melbourne

Maree's Sewing School is in a country style setting, the sewing studio has natural light, an extremely spacious sewing area, sewing machines and overlockers are provided for your use, lovely fabrics to tempt you, haberdashery, inspiring displays, and dining and kitchen facilities all set amongst to the beautiful expanse of Maree's Rose Garden.
The Maree Pigdon Sewing School is a relaxing yet inspiring and fun place for creative people or group of people to come and learn how to sew, meet new friends, escape from everyday life and fulfil their creative desires.


  • Term 1 - Monday 30th January to Friday 24th March 2017
  • Term 2 - Tuesday 18th April to Friday 23rd June 2017
  • Term 3 - Monday 24th July to Friday 22nd September 2017
  • Term 4 - Monday 16th October to Friday 15th December 2017

Monday classes 9.30am to 12 noon; 1pm to 3.30pm and 7pm to 9.30pm

Tuesday classes 9.30am to 3.30pm and 7pm to 9.30pm

Wednesday classes 7pm to 9.30pm

Thursday classes 9.30am to 12 noon and 7pm to 9.30pm

Friday classes 9.30am to 12 noon and 7pm to 9.30pm

KIDS sewing CLUB DATES 2017

  • Term 1 - Monday 6th February to Wednesday 29th March 2017
  • Term 2 - Monday 1st May to Wednesday 28th June 2017
  • Term 3 - Monday 31st July to Friday 22nd September 2017
  • Term 4 - Monday 9th October to Friday 29th November 2017

Monday and Wednesday classes 4.15pm until 6.15pm

zero to sewing in a weekend - beginner sewing clinic dates 2017

  • Term 1 - Saturday 25th February & 4th March 2017
  • Term 2 - Saturday 6th May & 13th May 2017
  • Term 3 - Saturday 19th & 26th August 2017
  • Term 4 - Saturday 18th & 25th November 2017

x2 Saturday calsses per course, 9am until 5pm both days.

Private lessons

Private Lessons also available on request.


  General Sewing Class (per class 2.5 hours) AUD $44.00
  One-on-one personal Tuition (per hour) AUD $175.00
  Beginner Sewing Clinic (per course) AUD $297.00
  Beginner Quilting Course (per course) AUD $277.00

Maree and her team have always enjoyed teaching students of all ages and standards so enquire within and BOOK ONLINE NOW CLICK HERE to start sewing and designing today! Whether it's making something once off, a one-day workshop, do it yourself (DIY) home project or to develop a life-long skill of sewing and dressmaking, Maree can teach you excellent and thorough step-by-step basic sewing skills to perfection, taking you through your own journey to sew like a professional.

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  • "I have sewn items with Maree that I didn’t think possible. From a formal dress, a ballroom dancing outfit to magnificent patchwork bags. Maree is a teaching genius!"
    Tiffany Mc Intosh –
    Grovedale, Australia.
  • "People ask me why I travel so far to learn how to sew? The answer I give is simple. I wanted to learn from the best and am being taught by a master! "
    Dezi –
    Solicitor, Melbourne
  • "I feel very lucky indeed to be able to be part of Maree’s sewing classes – so enjoyable and informative, fun and companionable. It is a pleasure to come to Rosewood Cottage at Mount Duneed, as it is such a beautiful, peaceful setting. The best thing about Maree’s classes is her knowledge and enthusiasm!"
    Jenni Wackett -
    South Geelong
  • "Maree always makes you feel very welcome and has lots of time for everybody in class. She is a great teacher and explains very well so you can understand. Plus Maree doesn’t mind telling you again if you didn’t quite get it the first time. "
    Betty Dunn -
    Newcomb, Australia