Course title:
Dress Making (Commercial Patterns 1)
Tutor:
Monazza Aziz
Course ID:
C2345494
Start date:
01/09/2021
End date:
06/10/2021
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Wed 01 Sep 2021 10:00 AM - 14:00 PM 4
Wed 08 Sep 2021 10:00 AM - 14:00 PM 4
Wed 15 Sep 2021 10:00 AM - 14:00 PM 4
Wed 22 Sep 2021 10:00 AM - 14:00 PM 4
Wed 29 Sep 2021 10:00 AM - 14:00 PM 4
Wed 06 Oct 2021 10:00 AM - 14:00 PM 4
Total sessions: 6
Total number of classroom hours: 24
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 24
Date
Wed 01 Sep 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 14:00 PM
Hours
4
Date
Wed 08 Sep 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 14:00 PM
Hours
4
Date
Wed 15 Sep 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 14:00 PM
Hours
4
Date
Wed 22 Sep 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 14:00 PM
Hours
4
Date
Wed 29 Sep 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 14:00 PM
Hours
4
Date
Wed 06 Oct 2021
Times
10:00 AM - 14:00 PM
Hours
4
Total sessions:
6
Total number of classroom hours:
24
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
24
Venue:
Classroom Face to Face with Canvas (for SLR & teaching file)
The Vine Community Centre
Bobbers Mill Road
Nottingham
NG7 5GZ
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 1 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£98.40 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
This course is for beginners and improvers
This course is for beginners and improvers
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
Basic sewing tools and sewing machines are provided but it is recommended to have your own sewing kit.
Course aim:
This course is for those with some basic sewing experience, and who can work on a range of chosen projects but require support in completing these
Course description:
The course is for those who are new to dressmaking and struggle to follow pattern instructions and symbols but want to learn how to take measurements correctly and use basic techniques. It is also suitable for those who already have some experience in cutting patterns and sewing but are willing to learn some new techniques. The course will cover a range of cutting and sewing techniques such as cutting the fabric on the straight grain, choosing appropriate fabric for the designs, correct body measuring points, and the safe use of a sewing machine
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. Use sewing tools and machines safely
2. Demonstrate basic techniques in sewing with patterns and understand the common pattern symbols
3. Discuss knowledge of various seams and hems
4. Produce a garment with at least two different features such as a zip, a pocket, or a collar
5. Design and embellish the item/garment with learned techniques
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk