Course overview

Build on your knowledge of soft furnishings and take your skills to the next level. Join this small and friendly class, to make everyday furnishings to decorate your home. On this course, you will learn the skills needed to make and finish cushions, curtains, duvet covers or other soft furnishing projects. Improve your knowledge of fabrics and how to use them.

Course description

Improve your ability to take measurements, read patterns, prepare fabric for cutting, use a sewing machine, stitch fabric, make seams, insert a zip, make buttonholes, and use overlock machines to create a professional finish. Widen your knowledge of the qualities of different types of fabric. Make cushions, curtains or other soft furnishing projects, and produce samples, recordings and photos for your folder (online and on paper) every week.

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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