Thread Den is an Australian Sewing Guild industry partner.
“One thing that we are seeing more of is corporations that pay for their employees to take creative courses for improved work/life balance”, said Danielle Bamford, owner and teacher at Thread Den.
“I love that trend amongst businesses, encouraging their staff to pursue extra curricular activities. Sewing needs you to focus on what is in front of you. It is very difficult for those pesky little stressful thoughts to sneak in while you are making something. At the same time you are being creative and productive, you can’t lose!”
Thread Den has two classroom spaces, there is also a membership program where members can come in to use all the facilities of the sewing lounge on Thursdays and Fridays from 2pm to 6pm. There is a member’s social sewing night once a month, when the music is turned up, the Thread Den boss lady cracks open the wine and members bring along a plate to share. Add to that the laid back Sunday Afternoon Sewing Sessions!
Thread Den is located in unit 3d, 26 Wellington Street in Collingwood. It’s home is a refurbished distillery building, surrounded by Melbourne’s unique laneways.