Creative Crafts Workshop Term 2

Ref: C3674696

Be creative, using numerous techniques making craft items: card making, gift boxes, decorating cupcakes, sewing (embroidery, decorative cushions). Learning to use sewing machines and die cutting machines. Prior experience is not required for level 1, more advanced work needs previous experience

Course aim

To teach learners a variety of craft techniques including paper crafts and decorative sewing techniques.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • the course is for anyone interested in making craft items in a friendly and supportive environment

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

  • Make small gifts
  • Make greetings cards
  • Select and work on my own chosen projects, to learn new or to consolidate my existing skills
  • Research aspects of the history or development of crafts in different cultures
  • Make a personal jewellery item

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?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • 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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • 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?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • consider which projects you would like to undertake to develop or consolidate your new and existing skills

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course information sheet

Creative Crafts Workshop Term 2

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • 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 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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