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Sewing Skills: Customising/Altering Improvers with Enterprise Skills

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Course outline

The course will cover how to alter garments using the correct techniques.  You will learn to understand body measurements, how bought garments are made, how to repair zips and faults, how to recycle and restyle unwanted garments and use trimmings, fabric and other sewing techniques to enhance existing garments.  You will try garment dyeing and printing to rejuvenate old clothes.  The course will also cover enterprise skills to enable you to market, price and sell your craft items.

Next steps

It is no longer possible to enrol on this course, however, we may be running the course again in the future!

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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):

23 September 2016 - 02 December 2016
10:00-15:00
FRI

Course code:

CC9665LP1Y

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £160

Fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits.

Qualification

College certificate.

Duration

10 weeks

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

This course is for you if you have already completed NCFE Creative Crafts at Level 1. This course is not suitable for beginners, as previous experience and knowledge of skills and techniques is a course requirement. You will be required to complete a work book, and so you must be able to complete written work as well as practical element of the course. 

Teaching & assessment

Assessment is ongoing, you will receive verbal and written formative feedback as the course progresses.

Progression

Other art, craft and textiles courses.

Additional information

Sewing machines and other large equipment is supplied but you should aim to supply and bring to the first session your own basic sewing kit of scissors, pins & needles, and a tape measure (can be bought for about £5).  All other materials and threads etc. for the project need to be supplied by the learner, either from their own wardrobe, vintage clothes, clothes that are too big or small, out of date clothes charity shops or other stores. We also have stock of trim, dress patterns and fabric to practice on at The Textile Workshop. PLEASE BRING OLD JEANS OR A GARMENT THAT NEEDS ALTERING TO THE FIRST CLASS.

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