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  • 8 Aug 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Twin Towns Resort, Coolangatta
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FORMAT - Hands-on

TUTOR - Kate Marra (read about tutor)

SKILL LEVEL - all levels welcome

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION This 1-day class gives students a greater appreciation of their overlocker and allows them to continue using it at home confidently.  The kit provided includes a comprehensive workbook which gives you a reference to work with from home.

  • 3-thread and 4-thread overlocking
  • understanding tensions
  • understanding differential feed
  • rolled hem
  • techniques for better results when stitching a circle
  • dealing with inside corners and outside corners
  • working with different fabrics
  • applications for rolled hem and decorative threads

KIT CONTENTS (provided by tutor):

  • Workbook
  • all fabric required to make samples
  • decorative threads


  • your own overlocker - in good working order
  • foot control and accessories i.e. screw drives, tweezers, etc.)
  • rolled hem plate (if required to stitch a rolled hem on your machine - applies mostly to older models)
  • spare needles appropriate for your machine
  • instruction manual
  • 4 spools good quality overlocking thread (ideally 4 different colours to help understand stitch formation)
  • scissors
  • pen

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