Course overview

Discover the wonderful world of textiles with this sewing and dressmaking course. It will help you to develop your craft in textile and fashion and dressmaking. Whether you have studied sewing before or you are completely new to it, you will find value in this sewing course. Develop your skills to Improve the sewing, measuring and adjustment skills needed to make and finish garments, and improve your knowledge of fabrics. You do not need any special tools to attend, just yourself and some enthusiasm. Start your sewing journey today by registering for this course and discover where your sewing journey takes you!

Course description

This is the perfect course if you have previous knowledge of sewing and dressmaking. Also we will be looking at different types of fabric decoration including Batik, basic printing, bleach printing, Shibori and natural dyes. Using these techniques you can choose to personalise the garment you make. We are not all the same so learning to adjust your pattern will offer you the opportunity to make your own, well fitting clothes. We will continue to look at how we can upcycle, repair or recycle your existing wardrobe…trousers too long, long sleeve when you’d like a short sleeve or even replacing a zip.

Assessment of learning will be done regularly throughout the course.

Information, advice and guidance will also be given to enable further course/professional progression to enable you to progress into other study areas or prepare you for the world of employment.

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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