Course overview

Welcome to our 6-hour Measure Up- Introduction to Sewing Course! This short course is designed for sewing enthusiasts of all levels who want to improve their numerical skills specifically for the art of sewing. Over the course, students will dive in-to fundamental numerical concepts essential for accurate and efficient sewing projects. Whether you are a beginner or experienced at sewing, this introduction to sewing Course promises to empower you with all the knowledge to raise your sewing projects to new levels, join us and unravel the world of numbers in sewing like never before! This course is only for those living in Southampton.

Course description

This is the ideal course for you if you are completely new to sewing or looking to refresh your knowledge. The course will guide you through how the sewing machine works, the settings and how to thread your machine before we move on to the most exciting part…creating! We will begin with the basic stitches and how to get the best results for you, at your pace. From understanding measurements and converting units to calculating fabric requirements and pattern adjustments, this course will equip you with the numerical confidence needed to tackle various sewing challenges. Our experienced tutor will guide you through hands-on exercises, providing practical tips to ensure you grasp the numerical intricacies of sewing with ease. This will open your sewing world up to so many possibilities. From repairing clothes to recycling and repurposing fabric. During the course we will aim to make a simple tote bag for you to store all of your basic sewing equipment. This course will follow on with a 21 hour 'Dress Making Course'.

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.

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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