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This 5-week course is a great introduction to machine sewing and making clothes for beginners.

If you are looking to start sewing with a machine but have no experience, then this course is perfect for you.

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

What I'll learn

You will learn key sewing techniques, simple garment construction skills and how to work with easy fabrics. 

 

How I'll learn

By the end of this course you will have completed a simple garment, a paper pattern and embedded it onto a fabric of your choice. This should give you the confidence to start basic machine sewing independently.

 

How I'll be assessed

There are no formal assessments on this course.

 

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course however you will need a basic sewing kit consisting of: Fabric Scissors, Small Scissors, Pins, Thread, Needles, Tape Measure & Un-picker.

You will be provided with 1.5 meters of Calico. Calico is a plain-woven textile made from unbleached and often not fully processed cotton.
The cost of Calico is included in your fee. 
You will need to purchase 2 m of your own woven fabric and a pattern for this course.
This course will take place on five consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6pm until 8pm.

 

How to Apply

You can enrol for this programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Enrol' on your chosen programme page.

You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.

As part of your enrolment form, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs.)

Printed enrolment forms are also available.