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Sew a Christmas Stocking or Santa Sack

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Course code


Subject Area

Art and design


Kings Road,
Reading, RG1 4HJ

New and returning learners:

Please note that due to special measures we have put in place to make our sites COVID safe, we are asking all learners to enrol with us online. If you are unable to do so we can support you over the phone, simply call 0800 612 6008. Please do not enter our college sites without a prior appointment as we are managing the number of people on site at any time to comply with social distancing measures.

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This is a fun, practical and creative sewing course to design and make a unique Christmas keepsake.

Make it personal so Santa knows where to deliver the presents for a special boy or girl.  This course is suitable to all abilities.

No previous experience required only enthusiasm and a willingness to learn!

You can progress your sewing skills with our Introduction to Sewing, Sewing your next garment, L4L course!

What I'll learn

On this practical course you will learn:

  • Confidence using the sewing machine
  • Applique techniques
  • Embellishment techniques
  • Finishing techniques


How I'll learn

You will receive:

  • individual tuition and guidance
  • practical demonstrations and experience
  • guidance in trouble shooting problems
  • a finished Christmas keepsake to be proud of!


Entry Requirements

Please bring fabric scissors, a basic sewing kit, and ideas you have for your design.

We have some fabrics and thread available for you to use but the patterns and colours may not be to your liking, so please bring with you any fabric, threads, ribbons, buttons you wish to use.


How to Apply

You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register your contact details online and verify your account
  • Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.

This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.