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Sewing for Beginners/​Improvers — Part-time

Course outline

This course will focus on developing sewing skills to produce a professional finished garment and is suitable for both beginners and improvers.

Topics include learning how to:

  • Take body measurements
  • Create a simple pattern for your own measurements
  • Use both sewing machines lock stitch and over locker
  • Sew different types of seams and seam finishes

You can view the fantastic creative works of our students on our Creative Showcase website below.

View showcase

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
Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: Wednesday 7th December 2022

End: Wednesday 22nd February 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 3:15pm

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £101.25

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Improvers

Course code: C037998 / Q037999

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: Thursday 8th December 2022

End: Thursday 23rd February 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 3:15pm

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £101.25

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Improvers

Course code: C038000 / Q038001

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: Friday 9th December 2022

End: Friday 24th February 2023

Time: 10:00am - 12:15pm

Day: Friday

Tuition fee: £101.25

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Improvers

Course code: C038002 / Q038003

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: Friday 9th December 2022

End: Friday 24th February 2023

Time: 1:00pm - 3:15pm

Day: Friday

Tuition fee: £101.25

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Improvers

Course code: C038004 / Q038005

Ramgarhia Sabha Gurdwara
31 Percy Street
Old Basford
Nottingham
NG6 0GF

Start: Monday 16th January 2023

End: Monday 27th March 2023

Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Day: Monday

Tuition fee: £112.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Improvers

Course code: C027782 / Q025655

Ramgarhia Sabha Gurdwara
31 Percy Street
Old Basford
Nottingham
NG6 0GF

Start: Tuesday 17th January 2023

End: Tuesday 28th March 2023

Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Day: Tuesday

Tuition fee: £112.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Improvers

Course code: C040201 / Q040202

Qualification

College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course. This course is a fun and practical introduction to sewing!

Progression

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.

Additional information

You will need to bring your own tools, materials and an apron.

The tutor will provide guidance and what equipment can be purchased at the start of the course.

You can read more about community courses and your Individual Learning Plan in our Guidance for Community Learners booklet.

Tutor: Kirpal Kaur

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