Welcome to the most successful Dressmaking School in Brisbane


Ana's photoOur founder: Ana Fataccioli is a former engineer who later graduated as a fashion designer, majoring in Patternmaking and Garment technology. Having cultivated her skills globally by studying in Peru, Brazil, Italy and Australia, she has over 30 years of experience in every aspect of patternmaking and garment construction. Ana is the Founder and Director of the Dressmaking School The Sewing Workshop™ in Brisbane, which has been running for 20 years since 1996. She had educated over 4,000 students in all aspects of sewing, fitting and patternmaking. Ana personally teaches most of the courses, and now is supported by industry trained professional teachers.

Our School The Sewing Workshop™ is an unrivalled Dressmaking School, with a well-rounded program to teach you to excel in the diverse areas of Fashion: Dressmaking, Patternmaking and Fitting.

The Sewing Workshop™ hosts small classes to maximize attention, and taught by industry trained professionals, with courses structured by Ana herself in effort to maximize learning to an industry standard. Over the past 20 years, we have perfected our courses and methods, which span over an array of specialities for you to choose from.

The Shop

Map for the Sewing Workshop

Our shop is situated at 1/9 Gowrie St. Mt Gravatt Central, just around the corner from Alter to Fit (our sister store), which is one block away from the corner of Logan Rd and Creek Rd.

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Phone: 3219 1447
Address: 1/9 Gowrie St Mt Gravatt Central