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Fashion and Textiles (Level 1) — Part-time

Course outline

This course is perfect for any beginner who has never sewn before, or wants a refresher course on sewing.

This course will introduce you to:

  • Sewing techniques for garment making
  • The basics of using a domestic sewing machine
  • Various stitches used to make garments

You will explore a range of fastenings and finishes and the course will enable you to acquire the introductory skills and knowledge to progress onto the Professional Sewing Skills course at Nottingham College.

You can expect a friendly and inclusive atmosphere with excellent tutor teaching. You will gain new knowledge and skills in sewing and have opportunities to develop your creativity.

By the end of the course, you will be able to use the design process in your own practice and produce a garment to wear. You will also be able to use textiles applications with your fashion design work.

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Stoney Street

Start: Friday 2nd February 2024

End: Friday 21st June 2024

Time: 9:30am - 2:30pm

Tuition fees may be waived for this course if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Fee and Financial Support page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Tuition fee: £234

Course code: C049375 / Q049376


College Certificate

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must be aged 19+.

Teaching & assessment

There is no formal assessment.


You can continue onto further adult courses in fashion and textiles