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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


Our sewing classes are perfect for you if

You're a complete beginner or you're an advanced sewer and would like to perfect your sewing skills in an inspiring, uplifting teaching environment, we have classes available for you!

We teach all generations, from kids aged 8 to seniors aged 88 and everyone in-between!

If you're new to the area and would like to meet like-minded creative people and make new friends, this is the perfect place for you!

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 set in a country style at Rosewood Cottage at 23 Kalkarra Cres, Mount Duneed, Victoria, Australia 3217.

It has natural light, an extremely spacious sewing area, sewing machines and overlockers are provided for your use, haberdashery to purchase, 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 3rd February to Friday 27th March 2020
  • Term 2 - Monday 11th May to Friday 26th June 2020
  • Term 3 - Monday 20th July to Friday 18th September 2020
  • Term 4 - Monday 12th October to Friday 11th December 2020

Monday to Friday, morning 9.30am to 12 noon; afternoon 1pm to 3.30pm, full days 9.30am - 3.30pm and evening classes 7pm to 9.30pm are available. Positions fill fast so please book your spot asap!

KIDS sewing CLUB DATES 2020

  • Summer School Holiday Program 13th - 16th January 2020
  • Term 1   Monday 3rd February to Friday 27th March 2020
  • Easter School Holiday Program - Cancelled due to Covid-19
  • Term 2 - Monday 11th May to Friday 12th June 2020
  • Winter School Holiday Program 6th - 9th July 2019
  • Term 3 - Monday 27th July to Friday 18th September 2019
  • Spring School Holiday Program 28th Sep - 1st Oct 2020 
  • Term 4 - Monday 12th October to Friday 4th December 2020

Term's - Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday classes 4.15pm until 6.15pm

Holiday Program's - Monday to Thursday 9.30am until 3.30pm

zero to sewing in a weekend - beginner sewing clinic dates 2020

  • Term 1 - Saturday 7th & 14th March 2020
  • Term 2 - Saturday 13th & 20th June 2020
  • Term 3 - Saturday 22nd & 29th August 2020
  • Term 4 - Saturday 7th & 14th November 2020

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 $50.00
One-on-one personal Tuition (per hour) AUD $195.00
Beginner Sewing Clinic (per course) AUD $297.00
Kids Sewing Classes (per course) AUD $325.00

Maree and her team have always enjoyed teaching students of all ages and standards so enquire within and BOOK ONLINE 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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