Replicate Your Favourite Piece of Clothing with Angela Ferolla

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Have you ever wanted to copy your favourite item of clothing and recreate it in all different colours and fabrics? With Angela's expert guidance, learn how to use a ready made garment to make a pattern with some simple techniques. In this hands on course discover everything you need to know to get you sewing, from how your machine works and sewing in a straight line to choosing the right item of clothing to copy. Bring your own sewing machine.

What to bring:-

  • A sewing machine in good working order (bring along the manual if you have it)
  • Pack of assorted sewing machine needles (size 12 sharps or universal needles)
  • Thread
  • Pencil & sharpener
  • Small screwdriver
  • Fabric scissors
  • Measuring tape
  • 30cm ruler
  • 50cm calico or similar plain fabric/scrap
  • Pins
  • Pen and notebook
  • Angela will advise you during the first lesson what sort of item of clothing, fabric and other materials you will need to bring along for the following weeks
  • Further materials may be required throughout the course


Please note, COVID restrictions may apply at the time of this course. By enrolling, you agree to abide by the restrictions at all times while onsite. Please visit the COVID Safe page on our website to read the most up to date information or visit

Building Access:

FAC is a heritage listed building with access limitations. If you have any special access requirements, please contact reception on 9432 9555 before enrolling in a course.

Students with Special Requirements:

If you or the person you are wishing to enrol has special requirements, please contact Reception on 9432 9555 or email [email protected] to discuss suitability and how we can help.

Tutor Angela Ferolla

Angela is a warm, inspiring tutor with an enviable wealth of practical knowledge and skills that she is all too ready to share.

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