Talking Textiles 2

Ref: C3675000

The course will support learners to develop their own designs and create their own product using hand embroidery skills. The course also aims to build learners' group working skills, confidence and spoken English by embedding a range of hands on learning opportunities throughout the course.

Additional information about this course

This course is for women only. Please contact Rose Farrar for further information. 07880 565 459

Course aim

To confidently create a finished product using design and hand embroidery techniques while increasing everyday confidence and English language skills.

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:

  • plan and design your own project with confidence
  • use up to 6 different hand embroidery techniques
  • learn appropriate English vocabulary relating to techniques and materials used
  • develop my presentation skills to talk about my work
  • finish a product to a high standard to display to the group

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

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course information sheet

Talking Textiles 2

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This course is not available for online 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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