Get up close and personal with a vintage hand-crank sewing machine! Places for Miss Gracie's workshop at Alberton are booking out fast!
You'll have a machine of your own to make a beautiful, oldy-worldy linens/delicates/gift bag with trimmings! Inspiring lace and fabric off cuts and other salvaged vintage pieces will be provided with lots flexibility for you to bring your ideas into the design.
The class is suitable for beginners with no sewing experience, those at intermediate level and proficient sewers. Gracie will work with all participants to assist them and for there are other projects to tackle for anyone who speeds through the first one.
The 2 hour class is followed by tea & scones served from the vintage china. Tickets include Alberton admission so you can explore the house before or after the class. Bring a friend and enjoy a fun, crafty day reviving traditional handicrafts!
Vintage hand crank sewing workshop! Sunday 15 November 10:30am & 1:30pm and Sunday 29 November 10:30am. Tickets $60. Bookings essential. Places are limited. Contact email@example.com or 8467367
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New Zealand Police have chosen the Skoda Superb as the new frontline police car.
Czech manufacturer Skoda will supply their new frontline patrol cars as the Holden bows out.
Police expect to deploy the first batch of Skodas in April 2021.
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Meet Team New Zealand's new America's Cup boat.
Te Rehutai was seen foiling under sail on its first outing after its Thursday night launch.
She was towed out from the team's base on Friday morning and got up on her foils while under tow during the planned test programme of sailing on the Waitemata Harbour.
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