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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 enrol onto this course

It is no longer possible to enrol on this course but we may be offering it again in the future. Please check back later.

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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