Sewing Skills for Self Employment

Ref: C3847818

For students wishing to improve their skills, motivation and confidence in Textiles and learn how to create soft items for sale and or repair and refurbish to progress towards self-employment opportunities

Course aim

Students will gain knowledge and skills in Sewing, communicating, understanding self-employment, motivation to move forward, raising aspirations, confidence to achieve goals in a competitive environment, discipline and organisational skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Learn basics of hand sewing, making various items using hand sewing techniques such as Teddy Bear Pin Cushion
  • Understand Sewing Machine Introduction and Organise sewing
  • Compare prices using social media
  • How to use a Sewing Machine to create a self-employment opportunity
  • How to price and value items effectively by using marketing techniques

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

In the first session with the tutor support learners will create the list of relevant resource and material to complete the course

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Sewing Skills for Self Employment


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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