Sew Know How

I am Jane, the Founder and owner/operator of Sew Know How.  I live in Spreydon, Christchurch with my husband Rod and 2 children, Petra and Eddie.

10 years ago Sew Know How was started in the rear of our newly built garage. I talked my lovely husband into giving up what was intended to be his “man cave”, so I could start teaching sewing to kids.  It has rapidly grown into a very busy sewing school. I now teach adults and kids from age 8 up. I was a nurse for about 15years and gave that up to be an at home Mum.  Having always sewn from a young girl I had a desire to understand construction of garments well and to be able to sew with a professional finish. I love to share what I have learnt over the years and have a desire impart the joy and the creativity of sewing to others. I will teach you everything you need to know to sew clothes that fit you well and that you will take great pride in wearing.  I never stop learning, continuously studying all things sewing, so you know you will always get the best from me.

You can choose from term classes to one off workshops and also pattern development. If you have an idea I am very happy to create a workshop.

Sew Know How Studio is home-based. I invite you into my home, so it is relaxed, friendly and fun.

Learn to Sew with Confidence!


Class Schedule

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Kids/Teens  4.00 – 5.30pm


 4.00 – 5.30pm






 3.45pm – 5.15pm


 9.00am – 10.30am

10.45am – 12.15pm






6.30pm – 8.30pm


 9.30am – 11.30am


6.30pm – 8.30pm




6.30pm – 8.30pm




6.30pm – 8.30pm




Adult Term Class fee for 10 weeks = $325.00

Kids Term Class fee for 10 weeks = $245.00

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Phone: 0275346163
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