Express your creativity! Come and join us to gain new skills and enhance your sewing and crafty skills. On this course you will have the opportunity to extend your knowledge and understanding of different decorative techniques and learn practical and technical skills. You will be able to construct your own garment and learn pattern making and cutting skills, develop numeracy through calculating fabric and getting a good fit and much more. You will share your progress with your peer students in class discussions. Set in a calm and friendly atmosphere, this course is ideal for those who like making things from fabric and other materials and would like to develop and improve their skills.
Sewing is a fantastic hobby and being able to make your own clothes is really satisfying. It enables you to create a unique and personal style with clothes that really fit. During this course you will learn different textile crafts, create something new from fabric you already have, use a sewing machine and craft tools and enlarge your knowledge of different types of fabric. We walk you through every aspect of using sewing patterns to help build your confidence. Take a journey from basic threading to machine mastery, learn about sustainable sewing and create simple but engaging projects!
In this course you will have the opportunity to discuss your progress with the tutor. You will also be able to set your own personal learning goals and get one to one support towards achieving them. The friendly atmosphere will offer the opportunity to explore different techniques and tools and work on your own project.
The course will support adults on their journey to learn skills which help them progress either in work or life. Alongside the potential economic benefits, the course is intended to reduce loneliness and make people happier, healthier, more confident, capable and more resilient.
What financial support is available?
We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey.
Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.
What other support is available?
All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.