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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

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.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Unit 2 Lillington Rd
Bulwell
Nottingham
NG6 8HJ

Start: Thursday 18th April 2024

End: Thursday 27th June 2024

Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

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: £112.50

Sewing for All

Course code: C048095 / Q048096

1 Ambergate Rd
Nottingham
NG8 3GD

Start: Tuesday 18th June 2024

End: Tuesday 23rd July 2024

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

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: £81

Bag Making for Improvers

Course code: C040199 / Q040200

Qualification

College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

You must be aged 19+ and have a good standard of English as you will be required to complete a short workbook with the help of your tutor.

Where a course is held at the Asian Women's Centre, it is for women only.

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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