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6 to 9 August 2022

The 2022 AUSSEW Convention will be held at the Twin Towns Resort, just a few metres south of the Queensland/NSW border and only 4 km from the Coolangatta airport. 

Four days of sewing, learning, friendship, fun and laughter.   Sew much on offer...

    • 10 fabulous tutors offering a range of workshops and presentations (see schedule below)

    • Enter the Convention Sewing Challenge - Sewing by the Sea

    • Gala Dinner with fashion parade - a chance to show off your favourite creation.  All parade participants will receive a special gift.  Entry form must be submitted by 30 June 2022.

BOOKINGS OPEN 1 NOVEMBER 2021


Click the links in the schedule below for a full description of each workshop and presentation/demonstration.  Prices include workshop kits unless otherwise stated.  In addition to workshop fees, you will need to pay a registration fee for each day you attend the convention.   A 4-day registration fee is available at a discounted price.  

(Registration fee = admin fee, workshop room hire, morning and afternoon tea, lunch)

ASG Members - when booking, make sure you are logged in with your email address to get the member price.

 6 August | Saturday
Purchase 1-day registration

 7 August | Sunday

Purchase 1-day registration

 8 August | Monday
Purchase 1-day registration
 9 August | Tuesday
Purchase 1-day registration
 Classic Shirt - Rita Showell  (3 days) 
 Pattern Alterations - Larraine Jenkins
 Coverstitch | more than a hem - Kate Marra Leather Jacket - Aneka Truman (3 days)
Purchase workshop kit separately
 Participants may opt to make jacket from  fabric

All-in-One Facing - Larraine Jenkins (AM)

 Wrap and Go Coat|Jacket|Top 

Anne Whalley

 Alabama Chanin Stitching - Louise Sparrow  (2 days)
 Tailored Collars - Larraine Jenkins (PM)   

Style Ingredients* - Anne Whalley (AM)

Machine Embroidery* - Jane Grove (AM)

 Overlocking from basics to WOW

Kate Marra

 Wrap Skirt - Kate Marra
Patchwork|Quilting*- Jane Grove (PM)Advanced Bra Making - Linda Jobson (PM) 
 Bodice Fitting & Styling, Connie Crawford  Method - Janet Elmes (2 days) Godet It! Sew a gored skirt with godets -  Cathy Sotiriou (2 days)
 Bra Making - Linda Jobson Modern Heirloom TechniquesLarraine Jenkins (2 days) Decorative Stitched Clutch - Jane Grove

 The Psychology of Fabric & Patterns* - Anne Whalley (evening)

 Gala Dinner & Fashion ParadePurchase 4-day  registration fee

*Presentation / Demonstration

A limited number of Brother Sewing Machines are available for hire.  Purchase a ticket for each day you require a machine (full day hire only)

 Machine hire - Saturday  Machine hire - Sunday Machine hire - Monday Machine hire - Tuesday

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