We are delighted to inform you about our upcoming open days here at our main studio in Belmore. This will enable you to find out more information about the CIAM patternmaking method and the way we operate our school, including details of both the full and short courses.

The open day dates and times are:

Saturday 15th September 10.00 am – 12.00 noon
Tuesday 18th September 10.00 am – 12.00 noon
Saturday 29th September 10.00 am – 12.00 noon
Saturday 6th October 10.00 am – 12.00 noon
Tuesday 9th October 10.00 am – 12.00 noon
Saturday 20th October 10.00 am – 12.00 noon

If none of these dates are suitable, please contact us and we will arrange a time for you to come and visit the studio.

Open days can also be arranged by appointment at Hornsby Heights, Mt Colah and Chatswood.

The open day includes:

– Explanation of the CIAM Patternmaking method

– Demonstration of a bodice block by the teacher

– Participation in drawing a bodice block using our customised ruler

– Explanation of course arrangements and payments options for both full course and short course.

This will give you the opportunity to see the method in action and gain a better
understanding of the CIAM Patternmaking technique and how it creates the perfect
pattern for you, your friends and your clients.

To secure your place please let us know you will be coming at least three days before the date you have chosen.  You can send us an email via the contact form on this website or phone the office on (02) 9759 5904.

Finger food, tea and coffee will be available. Let us know if you are gluten free so we can have food available for you.

How to get to the studio

Address: Unit 2, 437 Burwood Road, Belmore NSW 2192, Sydney.
(Situated inside the David Kay Real Estate building)

Access: From Burwood Road, enter via the white gate next to LJ Hooker.

Nearest major suburb: Canterbury.



The studio is approximately a 3 minute walk from Belmore station. At the top of the station, turn left and walk down Burwood Road toward the Belmore RSL. Unit 2 is situated at the rear of 437 Burwood Road, behind the LJ Hooker office. You can see the sign from the street.


Buses frequently travel along the main street (Burwood Road). The 415 bus travels from Chiswick, Strathfield and via Belmore on its way to Campsie.


The following parking is available near the studio:

Residential streets – unrestricted parking
Council car park at the top of Acacia Lane (off Burwood Road) – restricted parking Monday to Saturday (2 hour limit) – about a 3 minute walk to the studio

If you have any problems please don’t hesitate to call us on (02) 9759 5904.