Sewing Classes

Sewing Dressmaking Classes / Absolute beginners to Advanced

Learn how to make a garment or outfit very individual. Make garments to suit your shape and style and learn how to get the correct fit.

  • sew details with meticulous attention and finesse
  • make smart pattern alterations that improve fit and drape
  • avoid problems that detract from a well-made garment
  • learn how to alter clothes that do not fit you correctly

Learn how to make home wares, duvet covers, cushions, curtains etc. Whatever your needs I can help you achieve a fabulous result.

Sew Good is your one-stop-shop for the very best



  • Individual tuition
  • Individual with a friend or two (maximum of four students)
  • I am available to come to your house if you are unable to travel or would prefer me to. (Additional cost depending on how far I have to travel).

Whether it is a basic beginners or more advanced sewing skills you are after.
Learn to sew or advance your existing skills, in a relaxed and friendly environment.
In these classes, you will be taught sewing methods based on industrial shortcuts adapted for the home machine – enabling you to have a full understanding of construction methods, materials, and the sewing machine.


Get in on fashion’s undercover secrets. With sewing instruction from Sue Murphy, you’ll develop an “eye” for the often-invisible construction techniques that underpin couture designer garments. These insider tips will help you sew fashions that are expertly constructed from the inside out.

Examples of Industry Insider Techniques that can be covered as needed

  • Sewing starts and finishes
  • Stitching darts and pin tucks
  • Hem finishing a cut-on facing
  • Making short sleeves long
  • Finishing a curved hem
  • Adjusting a pants pattern
  • Shortening the crotch
  • Choosing interfacings
  • Attaching cuffs

EMBELLISHMENT IDEAS For More Advanced Students:

  • Learn to enhance your garments with Machine embroidery, basics and advanced
  • Learn to enhance your garments with creative embellishment techniques
  • Fabric flower making
  • Hat trimming

VCE Product Design and Development

  • VCE Folio help and advice for Product Design and Technology 2019 students Units 1 – 4
  • VCE Product Design and Technology exam preparation
  • Folio interview preparation
  • Fashion illustration
  • Choosing the best sewing machine for your needs
  • Learning to use and understand your machine or over locker
  • Using the computer to enhance your folio
  • Photoshop, illustrator, In Design help.
  • VCE Product Design and Development Tutor

email me at:

Other Services:

I also offer Dressmaking, Millinery and Alteration service

  • Alterations or clothing made to order
  • Dog beds custom made with easily removable and washable covers

Sew Good is your one-stop-shop for the very best Adult Sewing classes, Teenager Sewing classes or individual sewing or sewing machine Tuition.

Location: 4 Normanby Street  Brighton, Melbourne, Bayside

Post code 3186



© sewgoodwithsue 2020

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13 responses to “Sewing Classes

  1. Oh Sue what a stunningly beautiful website.The vibrant rich colours and the texture in that beautiful textile artwork.You certainly are very talented.I will have classes with you whenever I take up sewing again..I will also recommend your site to friends.All the very best 🙂


  2. I would love to atten a class on using my overlocker which i have purchased but not as yet have used.


    • Hi Nora,
      My group sewing class times with availability:
      Monday at 10.30am-12.30pm
      Tuesday at 10.30am-12.30pm and 5pm-7pm.
      Saturday at 10.30am-12.30pm and 12.30pm-2.30pm. 
      Please let me know if you wish to book into a sewing class
      Kind Regards


    • Hi Nora,
      Thank you for your comment. My group sewing class times with availability:
      Monday at 10.30am-12.30pm
      Tuesday at 10.30am-12.30pm and 5pm-7pm.
      Saturday at 10.30am-12.30pm and 12.30pm-2.30pm. 
      Please let me know if you wish to book into a sewing class via email at
      Kind Regards


  3. Hi Sue, my 15 year old daughter is interested in learning to sew along with three of her friends. Can we organise a group sewing class once we come out of lockdown. Can you also recommend a good sewing machine for her. She is currently practising on her grandmother’s old Janome.


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