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Sewing for Enterprise - Part-time

Course outline

This practical course is perfect if you want to improve your existing sewing and dressmaking skills and acquire the confidence to produce professional looking items you may want to sell..

This course will teach you how to source materials, cost and price your projects and consider how you may sell the finished project. Topics include:

  • Developing a range of sewing skills for personal projects
  • Working with fabrics, lining and specialised materials
  • Garment construction and design
  • Altering existing patterns
  • Fitting garments
  • Finishing to a professional standard

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

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Start: 21st April 2022

End: 30th June 2022

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Day: Tuesday

Tuition fee: £112.50

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: C037286 / Q037287

Qualification

College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but a good standard of English is required.

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.

Progression

There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham College centres. The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

Additional information

Sewing machines and other large equipment is supplied, but you should aim to bring your own basic sewing kit of scissors, pins and needles, and a tape measure to the first session (all can be bought for about £5).

You will need to buy all materials and threads etc for your project, this cost depends on the fabric purchased, but we encourage re-using, recycling and love charity shops!

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

Tutor: Talent Nyandoro

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