The Sewcalists summer soiree - dress to impress, drink and chat!

The Sewcalists summer soiree - dress to impress, drink and chat!

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Whistling Sisters Beer Co

100 Taranaki Street

Te Aro

Wellington, Wellington 6011

New Zealand

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Contact the organiser to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

A cocktail party for the sewing community to connect in person.

About this event

This event gives you the chance to dress up, connect with other like-minded makers and have a night out to show off a garment or accessory that you've made. Having your handmade clothes touched by other sewists is unavoidable!

The event aims to bring together the creative community, builds connections, and fosters creativity. Sewists of all levels are welcome. Open to all ages and genders this is a night to bust out the sequins and paint the town red.

The evening will start with a sewist speed dating. Later on in the evening there will an opt-in fashion show. Food and drinks can be purchased at the event from the bar staff. You must be over 18 to attend this event.

What does the ticket cover?

Ticket price covers the orginsation and faciliation of the event. As well as exclusive hirage of the event venue.

Do I have to wear something that I have made?

Wearing me-mades is encouraged but not compulsory. We encourage you to wear something you have made, whether it's part or your whole outfit. It's a night to have fun and feel fabulous with like-minded people!

Will I have a name tag?

We will provide name tag stickers on which you can write your details.

Will there be a photographer?

No, there is not an event photographer please take your own pictures and use the hashtag #wellingtonsewcalists.

Will there be prizes and food provided?

No this ticket only covers entry to the private event.

Can I bring a friend?

Yes of course, the more the merrier so long as your friend has purchased a ticket to the event.

How many people will be there?

We have a limit of 50 tickets to sell. Please don't be afraid to come by yourself, everyone is very friendly. The aim of the night/weekend is to connect with other like-minded humans.

What if I don't drink?

The bar sells non-alcoholic drink optionsT.

Event host

Emma Prestidge aka Emma’s Atelier

Emma has been sewing and blogging for the last 6 years. She can be found at or Instagram as Emmas_Atelier. Emma has been arranging events and retreats for the Wellington Sewing Community for the past couple of years.

Is there a hashtag for this event?

Please use #wellingtonsewcalists for all your pics on Instagram.


If you would like to go on the waitlist or be notified about future events please add your details through Eventbrite or send me an email.


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