Creative Crafts

Ref: C2525511

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This course will have several different knitted projects that you can try as well as small hand sewn items to make. We will use basic knitting techniques, follow basic patterns something that you can continue at home with. Hand sew a project and explore colours, different textures and materials that we can use in crafts.

Course aim

Explore the range of creative craft that include knitted and sewn projects. Discover the joy that comes from making something decorative and useful.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

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

  • practice basic knitting techniques to produce a knitted project
  • practice hand sewn techniques to produce a hand sewn item
  • create something using a selection of material textures and colours
  • work in a tidy and respectful manner in the classroom and be considerate of each other with help and support if needed
  • follow all health and safety regulations when using tools and equipment

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support 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

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

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

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

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Creative Crafts

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Due to face to face teaching being suspended unfortunately this course is not currently available for enrolment.

We are launching a range of online courses shortly that may be of interest to you so sign up here to hear more.

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 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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