Please note that this is just a directory for sewing tutors around NZ. Lessons and prices are at each teachers discretion. 

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I provide one-on-one teaching. I can teach basic machine sewing skills for complete beginners (both domestic and industrial machines), I have a few projects available that I can teach you to make or I can provide guidance if you already have a pattern that you want to make. Please contact me via the facebook or email links above.



Halswell/Hoon Hay, Christchurch

Hi there! I'm Rachael, Costume Designer and Sewing Teacher. I would love to help you with your dream to learn to sew! From basic beginner skills to alterations, customising and repairs. Or perhaps you are looking for more technical skills, designing, drafting and fitting. We can have some fun with anything from stylish clothing to gorgeous soft furnishings. 

One on one lessons or small groups. One off lessons or frequent skill building. Get in touch and together we can make it happen! 

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Hi, I'm Liz and I provide one-on-one teaching of basic machine sewing skills to beginners and people who need a refresher. I can also provide guidance if you already have a pattern that you want to make. Please message me via Instagram or email me.








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Merivale, Christchurch

Merivale Tailoring and Alterations provides sewing lessons for the beginner enthusiast through to those wishing to refine their skills. We can tutor all ability levels, from beginner and intermediate to advanced students. 

With our on-site domestic and industrial machines, we will teach you how to sew from scratch to achieve a properly finished product that could be purchased from a boutique.

Learn to sew from tutors who have a wealth of experience. Corina and Catherine can teach you best-practice techniques, learnt from a lifetime in the sewing industry. 


Learn to sew in a comfortable setting, with a limit of eight students per session. 

Register now by email to reserve your enrolment as spaces will fill fast. 




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Creative Edge Studio is nestled in the heart of Rolleston, Canterbury. We have classes for adults and classes for kids. Our mission is to bring people together to explore, develop and build their imagination, become creatively adventurous and bring the art of sewing back in to the main stream. With small classes, modern equipment , professional guidance and lots of laughter, you can unlock your creative giant.