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Sewing Skills for Beginners - Part-time

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Course outline

The course will cover how to safely use sewing machines and other equipment.  

Learn how to sew and construct simple garments and accessories using the correct techniques.  We will learn to understand body measurements and cut out fabric. Then how to understand the sewing pattern instruction and using the correct techniques, to construct your first garment or accessory.

Next steps

You can enrol on this course by telephone, in person or by post. Click below to find out how!

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Location Date(s) Course code Fees / reductions

Location:

The Textile Workshop
The Textile Workshop, 621 Mansfield Road, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 2FX

Date(s):

21 September 2017 - 19 October 2017
18:30-21:30
Thursday

Course code:

C000777-Q003335

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £60

This course is funding by PCDL so if you are in receipt of certain means-tested benefits and are currently looking for work you may not have to pay any fees. Please visit our Course Fees page more information.

Location:

The Textile Workshop
The Textile Workshop, 621 Mansfield Road, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 2FX

Date(s):

22 September 2017 - 21 October 2017
18:30-20:30
Friday

Course code:

C000777-Q003336

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £60

This course is funding by PCDL so if you are in receipt of certain means-tested benefits and are currently looking for work you may not have to pay any fees. Please visit our Course Fees page more information.

Qualification

No qualification awarded

Duration

5 weeks

Level Other
Entry requirements

To enrol on this course you must be aged 19+, live in the Nottingham area and have an NG postcode.

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback throughout the course.

Progression

By attending the course you will have increased your knowledge, skills and understanding to help you move on and take up further opportunities open to you.

Your tutor will discuss progression opportunities with you at the final session as part of the course evaluation. These may include other community courses, employability skills courses, volunteering opportunities and progression onto other Nottingham College courses.

Additional information

Sewing machines and other large equipment is supplied, but you should bring your own “easy” dress or accessory pattern and basic sewing kit of scissors, pins and needles and a tape measure to the first session (all can be bought for about £5).  

You will need to bring all other materials and threads etc for the project and this cost depends on the fabric purchased, but we encourage re-using, recycling and love charity shops!

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