Course overview

Dive into the world of entrepreneurship with our 'Sewing for Your Own Business' online course, tailored for crafting enthusiasts, especially those passionate about soft furnishings. From mastering the essentials of item construction to creating your unique pieces, this unaccredited program guides learners through the journey of turning a hobby into a business. Explore the intricacies of product creation and gain insights into the initial steps of entrepreneurship. Aspire to launch your self-employed venture armed with the skills honed in this course. Lay the foundation for future success by leveraging this learning experience as a springboard for further business preparation. Start stitching your entrepreneurial dreams today!

Course description

Welcome to our comprehensive 'Sewing for Your Own Business' course, designed for crafting enthusiasts, especially those inclined towards soft furnishings. Throughout this unaccredited program, we'll guide you from the basics of item construction to the intricate steps of transforming your passion into a viable business venture.

Our course is meticulously crafted to ensure learners gain proficiency in essential sewing techniques while understanding the foundational steps of entrepreneurship. Through hands-on practice and detailed instruction, you'll sew samples of French seams and delve into fabric research, empowering you to make informed material choices.

You'll master key sewing techniques such as sewing in circles, piping, and creating cushion covers and pillowcases using a 'no pattern' approach. Additionally, you'll learn crucial alteration skills like hemming, working with zips, and top stitching, further enhancing your sewing repertoire.

Moreover, we'll equip you with the knowledge to leverage your skills for business success. You'll explore various selling platforms, conduct market research, and implement effective marketing strategies, including product photography and social media promotion.

By the end of the course, you'll develop a comprehensive business plan, laying the groundwork for your entrepreneurial journey.

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.

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