You’ve mastered the basics so lets get creative!

The Bondi Top Workshop

A perfect introduction into garment sewing for the advanced beginner,the Bondi top from Sew to Grow is an Australian wardrobe staple!

“Oh this …. I made it!”

The Bondi top workshop is for the advanced beginner sewist, the focus is on giving student a springboard into the world of sewing patterns and garment construction. A versatile pattern that will give you a solid understanding of clothing construction and finishing techniques.

Created to pair with skinny jeans, tucked into a maxi skirt or harem pants, the possibilities are endless. Featuring a curved hem that is slightly longer in the back and an optional contrast back yoke, the Bondi top is stylish and practical!

Pattern instructions and terminology explained
Information on fabric types and selection advice
Learn French seams
Make your own Bias binding for finishing
Detailed worksheets to take away for student reference
Bondi top printed paper pattern

Students learn the how to confidently work their machines, troubleshoot any issues and start their sewing journey with skills that will last a lifetime.

All equipment & supplies provided!

Students will receive an information sheet at the time of booking outlining fabric and thread requirements for the workshop. As always Janome MW3018 sewing machines are provided but students are free to bring their own if they prefer.

As this project is about moving further along your sewing journey students will receive details prior to the class regarding fabric they will need to purchase for the workshop along with suggested recommendations for choosing the correct type and meterage of fabric and complementing thread. Each student will receive their own personnel copy of the Sew to grow pattern to take home so they can recreate and refashion.

Students are welcome to help themselves to tea, coffee, and water plus we have Tim tams to keep up the energy levels. So why not come and enjoy a relaxing and fun morning learning new skills in a chilled creative space.

All welcome!


Enjoy a relaxing and fun morning

3 hr class
Sew to grow pattern included
No need to bring anything
Learning lots of tips and tricks!

What our students say about our classes

Thank you to my students who have taken the time to write to me and tell me about their experience in my workshops!

Frequently asked questions

What do I need to bring with me?
Nothing! The 3 Notches studio is fully equipped with quality Janome MW3018 Limited Edition sewing machines along with dress making shears, and materials to complete your class or workshop.
Do I need experience?
No prior knowledge of sewing is necessary unless specifically stated. All workshops and classes are designed with novice sewist’s in mind.
Can I bring my own machine?
Most definitely! I love to see what students are sewing with at home. I can also help troubleshoot any issues you may be having with your machine. We specialise in giving you an intimate and personal experience.
Are private lessons available?
Absolutely. If you feel that you would like to have a private session in the studio feel free to contact me and we can discuss your goals and what you’re looking to achieve.

Have Another Question?

I am happy to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me by phone or email.