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Sewing Classes, Courses, Workshops & More in 2020!

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

We had a fantastic end to our 2019 year of sewing here at Rosewood Cottage Mount Duneed with lots of Christmas parties in the Rose room! We look forward to an amazing line up of sewing classes in 2020!


We have beginner, intermediate and advanced sewing classes and courses for kids and adults aged 8 to 88!

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We have specialty workshops including ‘How to Love your Overlocker!’

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And our popular fabric buying bus trips from Geelong to Melbourne.


Here are the dates:

General Sewing Classes start in term 1 from Monday 3rd February 2020 and run for 8 weeks.

Beginner Weekend Workshops – next class is Saturday 7th & 14th March 2020.

Learn to Love Your Overlocker – Workshop No.1 – Saturday 28th March 2020.

Flatlocking – Overlocking Workshop No.2 – Sunday 29th March 2020.

Kids January School Holiday Program runs from Monday 13th to Thursday 16th January 2020.

Kids Term 1 after school sewing lessons start from 3rd February 2020.

Fabric Buying Bus Trip – 29th Feb, 12th Sep and 21st November 2020.

If you would like to book one of the above classes please do so asap as positions fill fast and we don’t want you to miss out!

Our sewing classes are taught in a friendly, professional and uplifting environment.

We look forward to welcoming you into our sewing school!

Happy Sewing,

For more information contact:
Maree Pigdon Sewing Centre
M: +61 (0)447744776
E: [email protected]

Fabric Buying Bus Trip 22 June 2019

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

We have our Fabric Buying Bus Trip from Geelong to Melbourne coming up on Saturday 22nd June 2019.

We had a fabulous day on our March day trip and this time we’ve upgraded it to be even better!


To watch our video on Facebook CLICK HERE

1. Rathdowne Fabrics & Remnants

2. The Fabric Store

3. Alannah Hill Outlet

Lunch at a local Caf??

4. Jimmy’s Buttons

5. The Cloth Shop


??Pick Up: 7.30am from Rosewood Cottage – 23 Kalkarra Cres, Mount Duneed VIC 3217

or from North Geelong Station as a second option pick up point.

Drop Off: We will arrive back at Rosewood Cottage at approximately 6pm.

Please pass this on to any other sewers in Geelong who you think would love to join us!

See what others said about our fabric buying bus trip CLICK HERE

We look forward to seeing you on the day.

$75 per person


Bookings close on Friday 7th June 2019 – places are limited don’t miss out…

Happy Sewing,

For more information contact:
Maree Pigdon Sewing Centre
M: +61 (0)447744776
E: [email protected]

Darn Cheap Fabrics

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Do you love a fabric bargain? So do we!

Our final stop on our fabric shop tour in preparation for our fabric buying bus trip from Geelong to Melbourne was

Darn Cheap Fabrics.
1184-1188 Glenhuntly Rd, Glenhuntly, VIC 3163
115 Burgundy St, Heidelberg, VIC 3064
55 Nott St (Corner Rouse St), Port Melbourne, VIC 3207

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They are a retailer of fabrics and trims and has a close relationship with designers and manufacturers in the international fashion industry, allowing them to bring their customers the latest trends in colour, print, fabrication and style at the best possible price.

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Their fabrics and trims, many featuring our original designs, are much-loved by a host of Australian designer clothing labels.

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They say the only thing cheap about them are their prices!

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Darn Cheap Fabrics has been operating for over 30 years, with their retail stores in Glenhuntly, Heidelberg and Port Melbourne being a popular destination for sewers from all over Victoria.

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However, they know not everyone can visit their stores, so they also share their product range to the world via their online store

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Are you ready for a fabric bargain with us?

Have you been to Darn Cheap Fabrics and found a great bargain? ??

If you would like to join our fabric bus tour from Geelong to Melbourne or book in for one of our sewing classes, please contact us today.

We teach sewing in a positive, fun, supportive and uplifting environment for kids and adults, beginners to advance, morning, afternoons, nights and weekends.


Happy Sewing,

For more information contact:
Maree Pigdon Sewing Centre
M: +61 (0)447744776
E: [email protected]