FAQS

Who can join

Who can join?

Sew & Grow Sewing School caters for children and adults from the ages of 8-90. If you have ever had an interest in fashion design, needlework or any creative field, Sew and Grow is likely to provide a creative hobby that could turn into a business for adults or a fun filled activity for children. Enquire about our holiday activity courses to accommodate children on their school holidays or as an extra curriculum activity for kids to do after school.

What courses are offered?

What courses are offered
Adult and kids beginner courses, that teaches you the basics of sewing. We also offer a kids school holiday program as well well as an Abaya course.

Where are the courses held?

Sew & Grow Sewing School has a safe and secure premises in the residential suburb of Melville Gauteng. The sewing studio offers comfortable seating as well as a serviced sewing equipment and machines on which you can learn the fine art of sewing.

When can we join?

You can start a Sew and Grow course at anytime throughout the year, except the 16 December to 28 February when the school is closed

What ages kids are allowed on the course

Kids from the age of 8 years old are allowed to join

How much does the course cost?

Course 1 & 2 cost R5000

Course 3 costs R2000

Abaya Course costs R5500

The Kids course costs R6000 with a 10% discount of paid upfront or pay R600 per month for 10 months

The school holiday activity programme costs R599

Are there full time courses?

Unfortunately there are only part time courses

When are the courses scheduled?

You can choose a time that suits you from the slots below:

Times that can be chosen: 

WEDNESDAYS: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
THURSDAYS: Thursdays 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
SATURDAYS: Saturdays 9:00-11:00 OR 11:10-1:10 p.m.

What are the benefits of this course for children?

There are many proven benefits of sewing for children and adults. Increases creativity, builds self-esteem. In children it it encourages problem solving and sharpens hand-eye co-ordinations well as fine motor skills. It also teaches perseverance and allows children to get away from their digital devices. Also it opens opportunity for careers in fashion design and dressmaking. Turn a hobby into a money making business venture. Give yourself a new skill now!

Do you need a sewing machine?

You will need a sewing machine to practice at home, however machines are provided in the classes.  We sell sewing machines at Sew and Grow which you can purchase from our online store

How do I enroll?

To enroll for the course, please fill in the enrolment form. Once you have completed payment please email the enrolment form and proof of payment to fatima@sewandgrow.co.za.

Is the Abaya course for beginners or not?

Abaya Course can be done after course 1 and 2 as course 3 , or if you know the basics of sewing.

What do I bring to my first class?

1 metre of cotton fabric for a drawstring bag.