Saskia Designs


I offer private tutorials and group workshops in hand embroidery, sewing machine skills and free-machine embroidery. I teach all ages and levels, for special occasions, groups of textile enthusiasts and educational institutions. Classes can be scheduled to run as full, half day or evenings, or as a series of consecutive classes.

Please contact me for more information, to discuss custom options, or to be notified of upcoming class dates and availability.

The Children's Sewing Circle 

This is an opportunity for children aged 6-16 years to learn and develop their sewing and embroidery skills, while exploring their own creativity in a relaxed studio setting. Fee includes materials.
Private =$60.00 for 1.5 hour time block for 1 student.

Semi private =$120.00 for 1.5 hour time block with 2-4 students.

The Adult's Sewing Circle

As above, fees vary, please inquire for more details. 

Learn how to use your domestic sewing machine

This class will help you learn how to use your own domestic sewing machine with confidence. Class are taught in my studio, with materials provided. Sewing skills are developed through projects for all ages and levels.

Private Class =$75.00 for 1.5 hour time block for 1 student.

Upcoming Workshops -

Adult Free Machine Embroidery Workshop 2019

1 day workshop 10am-4pm, each student will need to bring their own basic sewing machine in good working order. This class is suitable for the beginner as well as those wishing to expand their skills. Materials and lunch included. Fee = $125.00 per person.  Please get in touch for more information. Date tbd.

Adult Free Machine Embroidery Week Workshop 

Haliburton School of the Arts

August 5th-9th 2019

More information will be posted when I have details...

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