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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.

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

Choose a course option below and press apply now.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 8th September 2021

End: 17th November 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £90

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

Course code: C027765 / Q027768

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 9th September 2021

End: 18th November 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £90

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

Beginners

Course code: C030591 / Q030592

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 10th September 2021

End: 19th November 2021

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Day: Friday

Tuition fee: £90

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

Beginners

Course code: C024385 / Q022994

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 10th September 2021

End: 19th November 2021

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Friday

Tuition fee: £90

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

Beginners

Course code: C027759 / Q024181

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 24th November 2021

End: 2nd February 2022

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £90

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

Improvers

Course code: C033392 / Q033391

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 25th November 2021

End: 3rd February 2022

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £90

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

Improvers

Course code: C019123 / Q019124

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 26th November 2021

End: 11th February 2022

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Day: Friday

Tuition fee: £90

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

Improvers

Course code: C027772 / Q022534

Queens Walk
The Meadows
Nottingham
NG2 2DF

Start: 26th November 2021

End: 11th February 2022

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Day: Friday

Tuition fee: £90

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

Improvers

Course code: C027782 / Q025655

Qualification

College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

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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