Sewing for Charity

Ref: C3128996

Students will be working in groups to build confidence and sewing skills and develop knowledge and awareness of local charities. You will create and design items which will be donated to various charities supporting local communities. Students will be working as part of a team to create and design items such as dresses, trousers and tops for local charities. You will develop IT skills by researching different types of charities, using social media sites to upload designs and will also use zoom and canvas to upload their work. Students will develop knowledge of charity work and discover opportunities for volunteering and build confidence to find work in the textiles industry or in self-employment.

Course aim

The aim of this course is to build up learners confidence in sewing skills . They will be working in groups to create items to donate to charities..

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Create and design a pattern
  • Upload work onto canvas
  • Research different types of charities
  • Produce different items for donation.
  • Produce a long dress

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

They will need a smart phone, iPad or laptop with camera. A tape measure, Pins Scissors and threads.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Sewing for Charity

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This course is not available for online enrolment.


This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority and only applicable postcode areas are permitted to enrol.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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