Alterations -( Hand Sewing Techniques)

Ref: C2347099

During this course you will learn a variety of hand sewing stitches and techniques, even if you sew mostly on a sewing machine. Being able to sew well by hand will allow you to finish every project you make in the cleanest and professional looking way. Hand sewing is also the best way to mend and do repairs, whilst hand sewing also improves your fine motor skills

Course aim

This course will teach you a variety of hand sewing stitches and techniques - even if you sew mostly on a sewing machine, hand sewing can give your garments fine looking finishing touches.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand appropriate tools for hand sewing and their safe use
  • Thread the hand sewing needle correctly in order to start and finish the seam
  • Recognise common hand sewing seams and their names and uses
  • Develop skills on different hand embroidery stitches
  • Use developed skills to be able to combine machine and hand sewing techniques

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Sewing machines and basic sewing room tools are provided, but it is advised to bring own sewing kit

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Alterations -( Hand Sewing Techniques)

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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