Course overview

Discover the art of sustainable sewing in our Money-Saving Stitchery Course. Unleash your creativity while mastering essential sewing techniques that not only save you money but also contribute to a sustainable lifestyle. From basic stitches to upcycling old garments, this course empowers you to create stylish, eco-friendly fashion on a budget; the focus is on Asian inspired costume and fashions. The course is delivered in a Women’s only Centre in Bradford.

Course description

Embark on a transformative journey into the world of sustainable sewing with our Money-Saving Stitchery Course. This comprehensive programme is designed for beginners and intermediate sewers alike, focusing on honing your skills while emphasizing financial responsibility and eco-conscious choices. There is an emphasis on Asian costume and the course is delivered in a Women’s only Centre Bradford.

The course will cover fundamental sewing techniques, ensuring a solid foundation for participants new to the craft. As you progress, you'll delve into skills such as pattern-making, alterations, and fabric selection—all with a keen eye on budget-friendly options and sustainability.

One of the course highlights is the exploration of upcycling and repurposing existing garments. Learn how to breathe new life into old clothes, transforming them into unique pieces. By mastering these techniques, you not only reduce textile waste but also create a wardrobe that reflects your individual style without breaking the bank.

Throughout the course, we'll delve into smart shopping strategies, helping you source value-for-money fabric. Discover the art of identifying quality materials at affordable prices, ensuring that your sewing projects remain economical.

As a participant in the Money-Saving Stitchery Course, you'll join a community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about sustainable living and creative expression. Collaborate on projects, share insights, and celebrate/

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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