To build on experience gained at beginners level and extend knowledge of equipment and techniques to develop good levels of skill to produce your own chosen projects.
No - this is a non-accredited course.
The course is for 8 weeks consisting of 20 guided learning hours.
This course is for anyone who wants to learn or further develop their skills to produce or upcycle their own projects involving hand and, or machine sewing.
Level 1 or above in literacy and numeracy (free help is available in BAES if required). Your tutor will assess your sewing skills to ensure the course is the right level for you. You will be asked to complete an initial assessment to clarify your level of English and maths. This will enable the tutor to plan your individual learning record with you.
By the end of the course you will:
Study at a higher level including courses with a qualification.
To ensure that you gain maximum benefit from your course you will need to attend all sessions, be punctual and bring the correct materials to each session.
Access to sewing machines and irons are available at all the centres.
Pattern drafting paper and fabrics for producing samples are available from the centre at an average cost of £2.40 for the length of the course. You may bring your own patterns, and fabrics if preferred. It will cost an average of £15 for all your materials for the course. Access to a sewing machine at home is beneficial for practising techniques. Further information will be provided by the tutor at enrolment.
You will need to provide:
For the first week of the course you will need to bring a folder, pen, tape measure and ideas for your project