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Alterations and Customising - Part-time

Hobbies Leisure

Course outline

This course will include how to use a sewing machine and accessories and encourage re-using, recycling and restyling old garments to cut down on clothing waste.

This will include printing and dyeing, patchwork techniques, how to hem jeans correctly and how to transform charity shop finds.

How to enrol onto this course

It is no longer possible to enrol on this course, however, we may be running it again in the future.

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Course dates / times

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No qualification awarded


10 weeks

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but a good standard of English is required


Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual learning plan (ILPs) encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course. Assessment is ongoing, one to one and group tuition with be provided. A variety of skills will be demonstrated by the tutor.


There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham college sites. The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area. Students may be able to progress onto other textile craft courses, these may include NCFE Level 1 Award or NCFE Level 2 Award in Dressmaking

Additional information

You can read more about community courses in our Guidance for Community Courses booklet.

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