Mixed Textile Crafts

Ref: C2337977

This course is available to both beginners to sewing and crafts and those with existing skills looking to develop. We will learn a range of crafts including, felting, printing and embroidery which will be used to create a number of finished craft items of choice for example, bags, zip purses, canvas art and cushions.

Course aim

To learn a range of craft techniques including felting, printing and hand and machine embroidery.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • 1. Create wet Felt sheets
  • 2. Embellish with dry (needle) felting
  • 3. Know a range of hand embroidery stitches
  • 4. Know a range of hand embroidery stitches
  • 5. Develop creative skills to make craft items

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • You will be given a guide at the beginning of the course as to what projects you will be working on each week. You will be told what to bring each week or some materials will be available to buy from the tutor.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

Mixed Textile Crafts Course Outline

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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