Sewing for summer

Ref: C2525890

This course is currently full.
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Come along and find your perfect fit for clothing by making your own. We have beautiful summer patterns to chose from. All you need is some fabulous fabric. I will be on hand every step of the way to help you sew summer garment and once you gain the basics you will be able to continue building up different projects and extending your skills and sewing knowledge in your own time.

Course aim

Get summer ready, decide what you would like to wear for the summer and come along to make it. Chose from a selection of summer tops dresses, skirts or trousers. We have the patterns you just need to bring along the fabric.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • use a paper pattern in your design and learn pattern layout and cutting
  • use basic sewing techniques on a sewing machine to sew up a item that fits you perfectly sewing a straight 5/8 seam
  • complete your own sewing project
  • respect each others personal space,materials and equipmen thelping and sharing with each other as the course progresses
  • follow all health and safety regulations when working with tools and equipment working safely in a classroom environment

How will I be taught?

  • 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
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

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
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details

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Sewing for summer

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This course is currently full.
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Waiting List 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 student privacy notice

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